Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall InSync III

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 Medtronic 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
  • Número 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
    Pulse generator, pacemaker, implantable, with cardiac resynchronization (CRT-P) - Product Code NKE
  • Causa
    Medtronic has confirmed an issue with insync iii crt-pacemaker devices related to long-term battery performance. the root cause is unexpected high battery impedance.
  • Acción
    Medtronic sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated November 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Medtronic records indicate you are following one or more patients with this device. Please see the enclosed Physician/Patient Detail Report. We regret any difficulties this may cause you and your patients. We will continue to monitor device performance and provide regular updates in our product performance report available at Medtronic Patient Services is available to assist patients at 800-551-5544. Medtronic will offer a supplemental device warranty. Contact your sales representative for terms and conditions. If you have any questions, please contact your local Medtronic Representative or Medtronic Technical Services at 800-505-4636.


  • Modelo / Serial
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and to Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary , India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Korea, Latvia, Luxembourg, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Mauritius , Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway,Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Trinidad, Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela and Vietnam.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic InSync III, model 8042, 8042B and 8042U. Implantable pulse generator pacemaker.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Inc., 8200 Coral Sea St Ne, Saint Paul MN 55112-4391
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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