Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Medtronic HMS PLUS, Hemostasis Management 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 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
    Analyzer, heparin, automated - Product Code JOX
  • Causa
    Recently the us food and drug administration (fda) issued an alert, communicating a change in the united states pharmacopeia (usp) monograph for heparin, introducing a new usp reference standard that will in effect, change potency, and harmonize the usp unit dose with the who international standard (iu) unit dose. users of the medtronic hemostasis management system (hms plus) must be aware o.
  • Acción
    Consignees were sent a Medtronic "Urgent Medical Device Notice' dated December 14, 2009. The letter was addressed to "Valued Customer". The letter described the product and the problem. Advised customers to configure the HMS Plus appropriately. The Field Notification was sent to all current HMS Plus users. The current HMS Plus users were identified by the sales of HMS Plus disposable product -Heparin Assay Cartridges from the period of August 1, 2008 to date. This time was considered appropriate, being more than twice the longest expiration date of any of the HMS disposable.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalogue Number 30514
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    All states in USA (Including DC) except RI and VT.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic HMS PLUS, Hemostasis Management System, Model 30514. || It is a microprocessor based, multichannel clot timing instrument with automated syringe handling for pipetting blood into single use cartridges. || It performs in vitro heparin sensitivity evaluations, heparin assays, activated clotting times and platelet function evaluations.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Inc, 710 Medtronic Pkwy, Minneapolis MN 55432-5603
  • 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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