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 Orthohelix Surgical Designs 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.

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  • 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
    Plate, fixation, bone - Product Code HRS
  • Causa
    The firm discovered a testing protocol error, in both dynamic and static cantilever comparative testing, during the initial comparative testing.
  • Acción
    Orthohelix Surgical Designs Inc. sent an URGENT RECALL NOTIFICATION letter dated August 22, 2011 to all affected customers. The letter identified the affected products, the problem, and the actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to immediately inventory, remove and return the recalled product to the firm via FedEx or any shipping method with tracking capability. Customers were also requested to notify any affected user facilities of the recall. For any questions call 330-247-1444 or 330-247-1445.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot # 1364, 1731, 1862, Model # VAR-031-35-10, Model # VAR-031-35-12, Model # VAR-031-35-14, Model # VAR-031-35-16, Model # VAR-031-35-18, Model # VAR-031-35-20, Model # VAR-031-35-22, Model # VAR-031-35-24, Model #, VAR-031-35-26, Model # VAR-031-35-28, Model # VAR-031-35-30 & Lot # 1365011, 1365012, Model #, MXL-032-35 and Model # VAR-032-35
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution (USA) - including the states of: CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and WY.
  • Descripción del producto
    MAXLOCK EXTREME EXTREMITY PLATING SYSTEM WITH VARIABLE ANGLE TECHNOLOGY. || Product Usage: Variable Angle technology in MTP, TMT, MFT, MXL, DFX, and EDL plates are indicated for fractures, fusions and osteotomies for small bones in the hand, wrist, foot and ankle in both pediatric and adult patients. Variable Angle Technology in MXL and CLA plates are indicated for the fractures, fusions, and osteotomies of the clavicle and small bones in the hand, wrist, foot and ankle.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Orthohelix Surgical Designs Inc, 1065 Medina Rd., Suite 500, Medina OH 44256
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source