Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Medtronic SynchroMed EL

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.

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  • Tipo de evento
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 1
  • Número 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
    Implanted programmable infusion pump - Product Code LKK
  • Causa
    Device/drug interaction - the company updated the labeling for the devices to include current patient management and treatment recommendations. the company received reports of inflammatory mass formations at or near the distal tip of intrathecal catheters which infuse opioids, baclofen, or chemotherapy drugs into patients. on january 16, 2008, medtronic sent a letter to doctors who implant these d.
  • Acción
    An Urgent Medial Device Correction letter was sent January 16, 2008, to Health Care Professionals. The letter describes the incidences, symptoms and recommendations for patient management. Excerpts from the approved Medtronic Professional Labeling are also included with the letter. The firm has requested unreported inflammatory mass in a patient with a Medtroinc device to the firm and to the FDA MedWatch Program by phone at 1-800-FDA-1088. Additional assistance may be obtained by contacting Medtronic Neuromodulation Technical Services at 1-800-707-0933.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All serial numbers
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA including states of Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and countries of Aruba, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Reunion, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia and Montenegro, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vatican City State.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic - SynchroMed EL Implantable Infusion Pump, Model Number: 8626-10. The contents of the inner package have been sterilized by ethylene oxide gas. 10 mL pump with reservoir valve. Medtronic, Inc., 710 Medtronic Parkway NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432-5604, USA. The implantable Medtronic SynchroMed EL Programmable Pump is part of the SynchroMed EL Infusion System designed to contain and administer parenteral drugs to a specific site. The implantable components of the SynchroMed EL Infusion System include the pump with or without a side catheter access port, catheters, and catheter accessories.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Neuromodulation, 800 53rd Ave NE, PO Box 1250, Minneapolis MN 55440-1250
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