Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Medtronic Racer Biliary Stent 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 CardioVascular.

¿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
    catheter, biliary, diagnostic - Product Code FGE
  • Causa
    Mislabeling-- the incorrect instructions for use may have been included with this product.
  • Acción
    The firm, Medtronic, Inc., sent an "URGENT- VOLUNTARY MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" dated July 30, 2009, to custumers (Sales Representatives, to health care provider, patient, and risk manager, hospital administrator). The letter describes the product, problem and the action to be taken by the customers. The customers were instructed to immediately segregate any Racer Biliary units from model number XD518YF (L#0000705315) in their possession to prevent inadvertent use. Medtronic, Inc., representative will contact the customer to review the labeling and retrieve the device should it be in their inventory. The customers are being ask to cooperate by providing the representative with access to the product. If you have any questions, please contact 707-566-1548.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot number 0000705315, use by date April 4, 2010
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA and Greater China.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic Racer Biliary Stent System, Model number XD518YF, UPC code 00721902758164 in a box containing sterilized pouch with product, manufactured by Medtronic Vascular, Sunnyvale, CA. || Medical device system consisting of a balloon-expandable intraluminal stent premounted onto the balloon of an over the wire delivery catheter. The system as two radiopaque markers on the inner member and positioned to each side of the stent, to aid in the placement of the stent during fluoroscopy. The system is compatible with labeled guidewires. The device is provided sterile and pyrogenic. It is indicated for use in the palliation of malignant neoplasms in the biliary tree.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic CardioVascular, 3576 Unocal Pl, Santa Rosa CA 95403
  • 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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