Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall LEGION(TM) HK FEMORAL ASSEMBLY

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 surface inside of the femoral component, where cement is applied for adhesion, is below specification.
  • Acción
    The firm sent an Urgent Product Recall letter dated May 26, 2016 to customers, via email and FedEx Overnight delivery . The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to 1. Inspect inventory and locate any unused devices from the listed product and batch numbers, and quarantine them immediately. 2. Complete the Inventory Return Certification Form on the following page, indicating the quantities that need to be returned. If you do not have product to return, place an x in the column No Product to Return. Include your contact information in the spaces provided at the bottom of the form. 3. Contact Smith & Nephews Field Actions Department via email at or fax +1-901-566-7975 to return the completed Inventory Return Certification Form and obtain a return authorization (RA) number if you have product to return. 4. Return any affected product to the address listed on the Inventory Return Certification Form. Indicate the RA number on your return shipment.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot codes: 15JM04561,15JM04570,15JM04589,15KM08936,15KM08937,15KM08940,15KM08942,15KM08948,15KM08949,15KM09010,15KM09011,15KM09013,15KM09014,15KM09015,15KM09016,15LM09119,15LM09122,15LM09123,15LM09124,15LM12483,15LM12484,15LM12486,15LM12488,15LM15652,15MM09829,15MM09833,16AM12222,16AM12224,16AM12235,16AM12237,16AM12240,16AM12243,16AM12255,16AM12268
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution and US Nationwide including Puerto Rico and the countries of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, Sweden, and UK.
  • Descripción del producto
    LEGION(TM) HK FEMORAL ASSEMBLY, SIZE 5 RIGHT, A/P 62 MM, M/L 70 MM, REF 71421365 || The LEGION Hinge Knee System is indicated for: || 1. Rheumatoid arthritis. 2. Post-traumatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, or degenerative arthritis in older patients whose age, weight and activity level are compatible with an adequate long-term result. 3. Failed osteotomies, unicompartmental replacement, or total knee replacement. 4. Posterior stabilized knee systems are designed for use in patients in primary and revision surgery, 5. Constrained and hinge knee systems are designed for use in patients in primary and revision surgery. || The LEGION Hinge Knee System is for cemented use only.
  • Manufacturer


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