Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Laser fibers

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 American Medical Systems Innovation Center - Silicon Valley.

¿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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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Powered laser surgical instrument - Product Code GEX
  • Causa
    Validation data related to cleaning instructions and sterilization methods and the methods defined in instructions for use (ifu) for the sureflex'" reusable fibers and the reusable stripper and cleaver accessories do not meet the new guidance on qualifying reusable products.
  • Acción
    Urgent Medical Device Field notification letters were sent on June 9, 2015. Translation for countries out of the US will be conducted. Communications are being coordinated by the Prostate Health QA Director. Urgent Medical Device Field notification Letters advised customers of the issue and list all affected products with name and model numbers. Any SureFlex Reuseable Fibers which have not been used but are in inventory and with the 3 year shelf life should be returned as per instructions enclosed. Any of the SureFlex devices in inventory that have been used should be discarded or returned. All Reuseable Stripper and Cleaver Accessories that have not been used should be returned. Used devices should be destroyed or returned. Questions to 1-408-456-3320. The Acknowledgement form should be completed and returned.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model R-LLF550 All product manufactured from April 8, 2012 to April 8, 2015
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the countries of: Argentina France Morocco, South Africa, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Austria, Greece, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Belgium, Guatemala, Norway, Switzerland, Bolivia, India, Panama, Thailand, Brazil, Ireland, Peru, Turkey, Canada, Israel, Poland, United Kingdom, Chile, Italy, Portugal, United States, Colombia, Korea, Qatar, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Lebanon, Romania, Finland, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia.
  • Descripción del producto
    Sureflex 550 Lithotripsy Fiber, 5x, Blue; || Sure F!ex laser fibers are intended for use in laser-based surgical applications, including, but not limited to endoscopic, laparoscopic and open surgical procedures involving vaporization, ablation, coagulation, hemostasis, excision, resection and incision of soft and cartilaginous tissue and surgical procedures involving vaporization, ablation and fragmentation of calculi (urinary and biliary).
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    American Medical Systems Innovation Center - Silicon Valley, 3070 Orchard Dr, San Jose CA 95134-2011
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