Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Medtronic Duet External Drainage and Monitoring System

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 Medtronic Neurosurgery.

¿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 1
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Shunt, central nervous system and components - Product Code JXG
  • Causa
    Medtronic neurosurgery is recalling the medtronic duet external drainage and monitoring systems because the patient line tubing in the duet external drainage and monitoring systems may become disconnected from the patient line stopcock.
  • Acción
    An Urgent Medical Device Recall letter, dated 6/9/14, was sent to all their customers who purchased the Medtronic Duet External Drainage and Monitoring Systems. The letter informs the customers of the problem identified and the actions to be taken. Customers are instructed to cease use of the affected product, return any used units, account for any product used and verify that connections are in the condition as stated in the Instructions for Use for product currently in use. Additionally, customers are to complete the Customer Product Accountability Form. Customers with questions about the recall letter are instructed to contact Bob Shokoohi at (805) 571-8725.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot No.  206843112 206854300 206875578 206923218 206951123 206962974 206986677 207167084 207246210 207312741 207441171 207466011 207466012 207560684 207632971 207659577 207716835 207716836 207766493 207900255 207945036 207983301 208008802
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Greece, Iran, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey, and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic Duet External Drainage and Monitoring System, SmartSite Injection Sites, Catalog No. 46914. || Intended to allow drainage and measurement of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and other fluids of similar physical character from the ventricles or the lumbar subarachnoid (intrathecal) region.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Neurosurgery, 125 Cremona Dr, Goleta CA 93117-3083
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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