Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Medtronic PoleStar Intraoperative MRI system (N20 / N30)

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 Navigation.

¿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
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    System, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging - Product Code LNH
  • Causa
    Medtronic navigation is recalling certain components of the polestar system (n20 / n30) because of misplaced ground pins which may cause electrical shock to the user.
  • Acción
    Medtronic sent a Field Safety Notice letter dated August 1, 2016 to customers. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were informed that Medtronic will perform an inspection on site to verify and correct the grounding connection of the PoleStar System. For questions contact Medtronic Navigation Technical Services at 1-800-595-9709.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model No. 506A0107-01 & 506A0107-02 - Warning Lamps Control Box; 504A0276-01, 504A0277-01& 504A0278-01 - Warning Lamps Control Box Cables; 506A0297-01 & 506A0298-01 - Thermoflex Chiller
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide.
  • Descripción del producto
    PoleStar system (N20 / N30) Warning Lamps Control Box, Warning Lamps Control Box Cables, Thermoflex Chiller || Product The PoleStar Surgical MRI System is intended for use as an intraoperative imaging device to produce MRI images of sections of the head selected by the physician.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Navigation, Kochav Yokneam, 1 Hamelacha St., Yokne'am Ilit Israel
  • 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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