Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Knee joint replacement

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 United Orthopedic Corporation.

¿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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    Uoc received a customer compliant report from our distributor on october 31, 2017 which stated that contents of the package do not match the product labeling.
  • Acción
    Urgent Field safety notice was distributed to customers on November 24, 2017 via e-mail. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. For further questions, please call (949) 328-3366.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot number 17B621AG
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Distribution and to the countries of: UK, Iran, Greece, Pakistan, Switzerland, France, China, Taiwan, Italy, Korea and South Africa.
  • Descripción del producto
    U2 Total Knee System Tibial Insert, PSA, #1, 21mm Thick Catalogue number 2303-5016 || The U2 Total Knee system is indicated in knee arthroplasty for reduction or relief of pain and/or improved knee function in skeletally mature patients with severe knee pain and disability due to rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, primary and secondary traumatic arthritis, polyarthritis, collagen disorders, avascular necrosis of the femoral condyle or pseudogout, posttraumatic loss of joint configuration, particularly when there is patellofemoral erosion, dysfunction or prior patellectomy, moderate valgus, varus, or flexion deformities. This device may also be indicated in the salvage of previously failed surgical attempts if the knee cannot be satisfactorily balanced and stabilized at the time of surgery.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    United Orthopedic Corporation, No. 57 Park Avenue 2, Science Park, Hsinchu Taiwan
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source