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

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 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Pump, infusion, implanted, programmable - Product Code LKK
  • Causa
    Medtronic issued a letter to healthcare professionals providing important safety information regarding mri (magnetic resonance imaging) effects on synchromed el and synchromed ii implantable infusion pumps. as stated in product labeling, the magnetic field of an mri will temporarily stop the rotor of the pump motor and suspend drug infusion for the duration of mri exposure for all synchromed pump.
  • Acción
    An Urgent Medical Device Correction, Important Information on Potential MRI Effects letter, dated August 2008, was sent to health care professionals beginning August 25, 2008. The letter described the issue, provided patient management recommendations and included enclosures: Roller Study Procedure to confirm pump function, Post MRI Pump Interrogation Guidelines and New Information Regarding Potential MRI Effects.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All SynchroMed EL and SynchroMed II pumps.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution --- USA including Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico, and countries of Algeria, Aruba, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy , Jordan Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Reunion, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sough Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vatican City State, New Caledonia, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, Australia and Japan.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic SynchroMed EL Programmable Pump, Model 8627L-18. 18 mL Reservoir. The contents [STERILE] of the inner package have been sterilized by ethylene oxide gas. 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. Medtronic, Inc., 710 Medtronic Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55432-5604, USA. || The SynchroMed EL lnfusion System is indicated for use when patient therapy requires the chronic infusion of drugs or fluids. The EL Infusion System with a 10 reservoir volume is indicated for use in the smaller patient who has insufficient body mass to support the larger SynchroMed EL pump or in patients who choose a smaller, lower profile pump when presented with the choice, when patient therapy requires the chronic infusion of drugs or fluids.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Neuromodulation, 800 53rd Ave NE, PO Box 1250, Minneapolis MN 55440-1250
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