Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall HiRes90K Platinum Series Headpiece

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 Advanced Bionics 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
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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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
    cochlear implant - Product Code MCM
  • Causa
    Mistuned headpiece - advanced bionics recently became aware of a tuning issue with some platinum series and s-series headpieces shipped from may 2007 through april 2008. tuning refers to the process through which the headpiece's communication frequency is adjusted to match that of the internal device. potential clinical symptoms include: -no lock -intermittent lock -implant locks, but cann.
  • Acción
    Advanced Bionics is notifying clinicians of this situation so that they can provide appropriate clinical management. The notification letter sent to clinicians in the United States was sent via FedEx so that delivery information could be confirmed. The letter advises that Advanced Bionics recently became aware of a tuning issue with some Platinum Series and S-Series headpieces shipped from May 2007 through April 2008. Auria and Harmony headpieces are not affected by this issue. Tuning refers to the process through which the headpiece's communication frequency is adjusted to match that of the internal device. Since discovery of this issue firm has conducted an extensive technical analysis showing that the use of these headpieces does not pose any safety risk to the patient. While there has been no increase in the number of headpiece-related complaints, firm advises of the potential clinical symptoms: -No lock -Intermittent lock -Implant locks, but cannot measure impedances -Reduction in battery life, primarily for C1 patients with thick flaps. Per the letter, as long as the system maintains lock, there is no degradation in sound quality or stimulation. Further, the impact on battery life for CII and HiRes 90K patients is minimal. Medical professionals are advised that If they have any patients who display any of these clinical symptoms that they attribute to an affected headpiece, to advise the patient to contact Advanced Bionics Customer Service at 877-244-9541 and they will send them a replacement promptly.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model #AB-7300-001; Serial Numbers: 167419, 167420, 169309, 169310, 169311, 170983, 170984, 170985, 172709, 172710, 174272, 174274, 174275, 174298, 175139, 175988, 175989, 175990, 175991, 177627, 177628, 177629, 177630, 177631, 177671, 177672, 177673, 178494, 179252, 181303, 181304, 183489, 184405 and 184694
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
  • Descripción del producto
    HR90K Platinum Series Headpiece Model Number AB-7300-001 ADVANCED BIONICS LLC 12740 San Fernando Rd. Sylmar, CA 91342 USA. The HiRes90K headpiece is used in conjunction with speech processors manufactured by Advanced Bionics. || The Harmony HiResolution Bionic Ear System and Clarion Multi-Strategy Cochlear Implant are cochlear implant systems designed to provide useful hearing to individuals with severe-to-profound sensorineural hearing loss.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Advanced Bionics LLC, 12740 San Fernando Rd, Sylmar CA 91342-3728
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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