Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Medtronic EOPA Arterial Cannula

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 Perfusion Systems.

¿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
    Catheter, cannula and tubing, vascular, cardiopulmonary bypass - Product Code DWF
  • Causa
    Eopa arterial cannula devices in this lot were shipped without the guidewire.
  • Acción
    On July 24, 2015 Medtronic sales representatives began verbally notifying the customers of the issue, requesting quarantine and return of un-used, affected product Consignees were sent a Medtronic "Urgent Medical device Recall" letter dated August 2015. The letter was addressed to Risk Manger and Health Care Professional. The letter described the problem and the product involved in the recall. Advised consignees to quarantine and remove the product from their inventory and return it to Medtronic. Requested consignees to complete and return the Customer Confirmation Certificate via email to RS.CFQFCA@Medtronic com or fax to Medtronic 651-367-0612 to the attention of Customer Focused Quality. For questions contact your Medtronic Sales Representative or Lifeline Technical Services at 1-877-526-7890.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot number 2015060544;
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution. US nationwide including: FL, GA, IL, MI, NY, NC, PA, WV; Germany, Hong Kong, and Italy.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic EOPA Arterial Cannula, Model # 77620. Lot: 2015060544 intended to deliver oxygenated blood to the heart during cardiopulmonary bypass procedures for up to 6 hours in duration.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Perfusion Systems, 7611 Northland Dr N, Brooklyn Park MN 55428-1088
  • 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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