Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall LEGION HK FEMORAL WEDGE

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 Smith & Nephew, 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.

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, femorotibial, constrained, cemented, metal/polymer - Product Code KRO
  • Causa
    The screws package with devices within lot 14aap6352a were 5 mm instead of 10mm and are too short to be used with the legion hk distal wedge size 5.
  • Acción
    The firm initiated their recall by email on February 1, 2018. The letter stated the following: "Required Actions: 1. Please inspect your inventory and locate any unused devices from the listed product and batch numbers on the first page of this Field Action Notification, and quarantine them immediately. a. If you are a distributor, you must notify your customers of the field action and ensure that these actions are carried out. 2. If you have no product to return, please put an X in the appropriate location below. 3. If you have product to return, please list the batch numbers and quantities of each batch that you are returning in the appropriate boxes below. 4. Complete the remainders of the form sign and send to or fax to 901-566- 7975. Please Note  even if you have no product to return, this form must be completed, signed and returned. 5. Once the form is received by Smith & Nephew, you will be sent a Return Authorization (RA) number. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this recall please contact" For further questions, please call (901) 396-2121.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Batch Number14AAP6352A
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Distribution to the states of: NY, IL, NJ, TX, CO, and to the countries of : Belgium, Great Britain, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, Norway.
  • Descripción del producto
    smith&nephew;, LEGION HK FEMORAL WEDGE (WEDGE AND SCREW), 5 MM, SIZE 5, REF 71422159, QTY: (1), STERILE || The Revision Knee System Components are indicated for rheumatoid arthritis; post-traumatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, or degenerative arthritis in older patients whose age, weight, and activity levels are compatible with an adequate long-term result; failed osteotomies, unicompartmental replacement, or total knee replacement. The constrained knee systems are designed for use in patients in primary and revision surgery, where the posterior cruciate ligament and one or both of the collateral ligaments (i.e., medial collateral and/or lateral collateral ligament) are absent or incompetent. The Revision Knee Components are for single use only and are intended for implantation with bone cement.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Smith & Nephew, Inc., 1450 E Brooks Rd, Memphis TN 38116-1804
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source