Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall IMMULITE/IMMULITE 1000 PSA

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 Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc..

¿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
    Total,prostate specific antigen(noncomplexed&complexed;) for detection of prostate cancer - Product Code MTF
  • Causa
    Siemens healthcare diagnostics has confirmed that the immulite/ immulite 1000 systems psa assays are not meeting the current high-dose hook effect expectation in the instructions for use.
  • Acción
    The firm, Siemens, sent an "Urgent Medical Device Correction Letter" (IMC 17-07.A.US, dated 11/2016) was sent via FedEx on 11/18/2016 to the US customers and an "Urgent Field Safety Notice" dated 11/2016 to customers outside the US (distribution is determined at the country level). The letter/notice described the product, problem and actions to be taken. Additionally, Field service personnel were sent an SKB (Service Knowledge Base) describing the issue and instructing them how to deal with customer questions. Customers were instructed to review letter with your medical doctor; review products and follow instructions; complete and return the attached Field Correction Effectiveness Check Form within 30 days by fax to Customer Care Center at (312) 275-7795; retain this letter with your laboratory records and forward this letter to those who may have received this product. If you have any questions, please contact your Siemens Customer Care Center or your local Siemens technical support representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lots LKPS1/LKPS5 - Lots 443, 445, 446 LKPTS1 - Lot D116
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-US (nationwide)and the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Aruba, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia Herzeg, Brazil, British Guyana, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Great Britain, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tadjikistan, Thailand, Trinidad, Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, and Vietnam.
  • Descripción del producto
    IMMULITE/IMMULITE 1000 Systems Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Assay, REF/Catalog Number LKPTS1, Siemens Material Number (SMN) 10706279 (US); Catalog Number LKPS1, SMN 10380960 and Catalog Number LKPS5, SMN 10380949 (OUS); IVD --- Origin: UK Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products Ltd. Llanberis, Gwynedd, LL554EL UK || For in vitro diagnostic use with the IMMULITE /IMMULITE 1000/IMMULITE 2000/2000 XPi Analyzers for the quantitative measurement of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in human serum, as an aid in the detection of prostate cancer when used in conjunction with digital rectal examination (DRE) in men aged 50 years or older. This assay is further indicated as an adjunctive test to aid in the management of prostate cancer patients.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc., 511 Benedict Ave, Tarrytown NY 10591-5005
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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