Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm Silhouette and SureT infusion sets

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 MiniMed 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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • 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
    Set, administration, intravascular - Product Code FPA
  • Causa
    Tubing may detach at the connect/disconnect location on the minimed silhouette and minimed sure-t infusion sets. detachment causes interrupted insulin delivery and the pump will not alarm to notify your patient. this can lead to hyperglycemia, and diabetic ketoacidosis (dka).
  • Acción
    Medtronic sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter to patients dated November 5, 2014, healthcare professionals October 30, 2014, and distributors October 2014. Call the Medtronic 24-Hour HelpLine at 866.222.7304 to report the issue. Medtronic will give you instructions on how to return the affected infusion set. The letter states that Medtronic has identified a solution and is working to incorporate improvements within the coming weeks. In the meantime, you will still be able to order these infusion sets. If you would like to try another type of infusion set instead, we can exchange your infusion sets with the MiniMed Quick-set or MiniMed Mio. To learn more about these infusion sets or to find additional information about this notification, please call us or visit


  • Modelo / Serial
    This field correction involves all models of Silhouette and Sure-T insulin infusion sets.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: US (Nationwide) and countries of: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lativa, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Venezuela.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic MiniMed Silhouette and/or MiniMed Sure-T Infusion Sets; Paradigm Silhouette infusion sets: MMT-368, MMT-368600, MMT-371, MMT-373, MMT-377, MMT-377600, MMT378, MMT-378600, MMT-38 1, MMT-381 600, MMT-382, MMT-382600, MMT-383, MMT-383600, MMT384, & MMT384600. Sure-T infusion sets MMT-862, MMT-863, MMT-864, MMT-865, MMT-866, MMT-873, MMT-874, MMTMMT-875, MMT-876, MMT-884, & MMT-886. MiniMed Duo sensor/infusion sets: MMT-5001A23, MMT-5001A43, MMT-5001B23, MMT-5001B43, MMT-5011A23, MMT-5011A43, MMT-5011B23, & MMT-5011B43. Silhouette and Sure-T disposable infusion sets are used with Medtronic insulin infusion pumps using Paradigm P-cap connectors. The infusion set connects the insulin reservoir in the pump to the patients body.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic MiniMed Inc., 18000 Devonshire St, Northridge CA 91325-1219
  • 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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