Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall GE Healthcare Optima CT580/Discovery CT590RT scanners

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, LLC.

¿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.

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  • Tipo de evento
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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  • 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, x-ray, tomography, computed - Product Code JAK
  • Causa
    Ge healthcare has recently become aware of a potential safety issue due to a software issue associated with the head scan protocols used on your optima ct580 or discovery ct590rt scanner. a potential hazardous situation may occur during a ct head scan causing a novel and rare artifact that may hide pathology. when using the head and large head sfov, which applies the iterative bone option (ibo).
  • Acción
    The firm, GE Healthcare, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION" letter dated February 14, 2014 to its Consignees. The letter was addressed to Hospital Administrators / Risk Managers, Radiology Directors and Radiologists. The letter described the Safety Issue, Safety Instructions, Affected Product Details, Product Correction and Contact Information. The consignees were instructed to ensure that all potential users in your facility are made aware of this safety notification and recommended actions. A GE Healthcare Service representative will perform the required software update on each affected system. This activity will be performed at no cost to consignees. Please contact your local GE Healthcare Service Representative if you have any questions or concerns regarding this notification. You may also contact GE Healthcare Call Center: United States or Canada: 800-437-1171 and in other countries, please contact your local GE Healthcare Service Representative.


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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) to states of: CO, IN, MA, NJ, NC, OH, PA, TX, and VA; and countries of: Algeria,France, Germany, Poland, Russia, and Taiwan.
  • Descripción del producto
    GE Healthcare Optima CT580/Discovery CT590RT scanners running software version 13BW16.3. || The Discovery CT 590 RT and Optima CT 580 series of Computed Tomography systems are intended to produce cross-sectional images of the body by computer reconstruction of XRay transmission data taken at different angles and planes, including Axial, Cine, Helical (Volumetric), and Gated (Respiratory and Cardiac) acquisitions in patients of all ages.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE Healthcare, LLC, 3000 N Grandview Blvd, Waukesha WI 53188-1615
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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