Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Medtronic, Lead Kit for DBS Stimulation

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 Neuromodulation.

¿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
  • 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
    Stimulator, electrical, implanted, for parkinsonian tremor - Product Code MHY
  • Causa
    Medtronic has voluntarily decided to retrieve unused model 3387s-40 and 3389s-40 dbs leads from three manufacturing lot numbers. during the manufacturing process of a dbs lead component, medtronic identified the potential for lead insulation damage.
  • Acción
    Consignees were delivered in person by Medtronic Field Representatives a "Medical Device Removal" letter dated June 2016. The letter described the problem and the product involved in the recall. Advised consignees to return the unused product and to complete the Customer Confirmation Form. For questions contact Medtronic Technical Services at 800-707-09033 weekdays 7 am - 6 pm, or contact your Medtronic representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    lots: VA15GPJ, VA15K3N, VA15K7K
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US: AR, CA, FL, IL MD, MO, NE, NY, OH, TN WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic, Lead Kit for DBS Stimulation. Model Numbers 3387S-40 (p/n 3387S0007V) & 3389S-40 (p/n 3389S0008V).
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Neuromodulation, 7000 Central Ave, Minneapolis MN 55421-1241
  • 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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