Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall LigaSure Blunt Tip Laparoscopic Sealer/Divider

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 Covidien LP.

¿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
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización 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
    electrosurgical, cutting & coagulation & accessories - Product Code GEI
  • Causa
    During surgical procedures, the device may energize when clamping without pushing the activation button, which could result in unintended energy delivery to tissue.
  • Acción
    The firm, Covidien, sent a "URGENT: PRODUCT RECALL" letter dated December 6, 2010, to the customers. The letter described the product, problem and the action to be taken by the customers. The customers were instructed to remove product from inventory, immediately quarantine the product and return any remaining stock of the lots listed to: Covidien Energy-based devices, Attention: R82, Building 4/Receiving, 5920 Longbow Drive, Boulder, CO 80301. The customers were also instructed to complete and return the Customer Response Form immediately via mail (in the envelope provided) or fax to (303) 516-8307. To return any identified product for credit or replacement, contact Customer Service at 1-800-722-8772 Option 1. Should you have any medical questions concerning this recall, please contact your local sales representative or the Covidien Clinical information Hotline at (800) 255-8522 (option 1).


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot No.: 188856, 190048, 190107, and 190307 through 193333 (88 lots).
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA and countries including: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, and Uruguay.
  • Descripción del producto
    Covidien, LigaSure, Blunt Tip Laparoscopic Sealer/Divider, 5 mm-37 cm, REF LF1537, Sterile EO, Covidien, Valleylab, a division of Tyco Healthcare Group LP, 5920 Longbow Drive, Boulder, CO 80301 || Intended use: LigaSure 5 mm devices are electrosurgical instruments designed to permanently seal and divide vessels, tissue bundles, and lymphatics.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Covidien LP, 5920 Longbow Dr, Boulder CO 80301-3202
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