Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall GE Centricity PACS Workstation

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por GE Healthcare It.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    System, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
  • Causa
    While merging exams in a test instance, merges carry forward in the production system, when the middle tier is configured to the wrong ip address of the centricity exam manager. when a current and historical exam are opened at the same time, the system asynchronously tries to access the operation specifying how each image should be grouped, causing random image-series grouping errors.
  • Acción
    GE sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated November 15, 2012. The software has been modified to correct these defects. The modified software was released and installed in user sites under GE Healthcare FMI #85196.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Centricity PACS versions 3.1.1.x through 3.2.1.x
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution including US nationwide, Puerto Rico, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, CANADA, Denmark, Egypt, ENGLAND, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Hong Kong, Korea, Kuwait, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, SCOTLAND, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, and UK.
  • Descripción del producto
    GE Centricity PACS Workstation, versions 3.1.1.x through 3.2.1.x Picture Archiving and Communication System || Used as a primary diagnostic and analysis tool for diagnostic images by trained healthcare professionals, including radiologists, physicians, technologists, clinicians and nurses. Also used as a clinical review workstation throughout the healthcare facility. The workstation interface provides the user with a means to display, manipulate, archive, print and export images when connected with the Centricity PACS infrastructure.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE Healthcare It, 540 W Northwest Hwy, Barrington IL 60010-3051
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source