Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Gelweave (TM) Vascular Prostheses

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 Vascutek, Ltd..

¿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
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación 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
    Prosthesis, vascular graft, of 6mm and greater diameter - Product Code DSY
  • Causa
    The cautery that is provided with the gelweave graft in the box has a shorter shelf life indicated on its label, versus that of the graft (4 years and 5 years, respectively).
  • Acción
    Vascutek sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice dated July 15, 2014, to all affect customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. User Instructions: A. Vascutek advises that you ensure suitable equipment is available prior to implantation to trim the graft if required. B. For product received with a cautery in the interim, Vascutek request that you check the shelf life of each product before every operation. If you find that the cautery is out of date, remove and discard the cautery. If you require an appropriate cautery supplied as a separate item, please contact your local sales representative for a referral. C.Vascutek are taking this opportunity to reinforce the cautions from the Gelweave TM Vascular Prostheses IFU regarding soaking of the graft in saline to prevent focal burning if a cautery is to be used. This statement is already included in the IFU and now appears in bold, red font to ensure appropriate awareness. This notice needs to be passed on to all persons who need to be aware within your organization or to any organization where the devices have been transferred or distributed. Please maintain awareness of this Field Safety Notice while all actions are taken in your organization and until these products are provided without the cautery. Please return the User Return Slip by e-mail or fax to the Distributor's address given on page 3. This action by Vascutek Ltd. is being taken with the knowledge of the National Competent Authority¿ Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). If you have any further questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us at Return Completed Form immediately fax to (734) 741-6149. If required, your Vascutek Ltd. representative can discuss and provide more information on the use of cautery with Vascutek products. For further questions call (800) 262-3304 ext. 6056


  • Modelo / Serial
    731030, 731032, 731034, 731036,731038, 731206, 731218, 731220, 731222, 731224, 731226, 731228, 731407, 731506, 731507, 731508, 731509, 731510, 731512, 731514, 731516, 731608, 731809, 732010, 732030, 732032, 732034, 732038, 732211, 732412, 732518, 732520, 732522, 732524, 732526, 732528, 733006, 733007, 733008, 733010, 733012, 733014, 733016, 733018, 733020, 733022, 733024, 733026, 733028, 733030, 733032, 733034, 733036, 733038, 733040, 733042, 734030, 734032, 734034, 734036, 734038, 735018, 735020, 735022, 735024, 735026, 735028, 736006, 736007, 736008, 736010, 736012, 736014, 736016, 736018, 736020, 736022, 736024, 736026, 736028, 736030, 736032, 736034, 736036, 736038, 731206/10/10, 731206/10/10RM, 731206/7, 731407/10/10, 731407/10/10RM, 731407/6X2RM, 731407/7, 731608/10/10, 731608/10/10RM, 731608/6, 731608/7, 731608/7X2RM, 731608/8/10, 731608/8/10RM, 731809/6, 732010/6, 732412/6, 7330303BL, 7330323BL, 7330343BL, 7330363BL, 7330383BL
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including the states of : AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and WV.
  • Descripción del producto
    Gelweave (TM) Vascular Prostheses || Manufactured by - VASCUTEK Ltd || a TERUMO company
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Vascutek, Ltd., Newmains Avenue, Inchinnan United Kingdom
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source