Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Merge PACS

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 Merge Healthcare, 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
    Open, Classified
  • País 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, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
  • Causa
    A migrated study that has annotations will display the annotations, but when a prior study is loaded that should have annotations, the second study will not display annotations.
  • Acción
    The recalling firm, Merge, issued an "URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated 1/27/2016 via e-mail on 1/30/2016 or via certified mail if they did not have an e-mail address for the customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to not discontinue use of Merge PACS; to open prior comparison studies in the secondary viewer to check if there were annotations and read the report or visit note pertaining to that study to see if there are noted findings that were not otherwise apparent; to receive an upgrade call Merge Customer Service at (877) 741-5369 or send an email to to schedule the upgrade (Reference this call #2016-010); complete the online form: no later than 2/22/2016; If you decide to decline the maintenance release, complete the attached Customer Decline Response form and return to Merge Healthcare via, and ensure all users of the product are provided with this notification. If you have further distributed this product, identify your customers and notify them at once of this product recall. If you have any additional questions, call Merge Customer Service at (877) 741-5369 or


  • Modelo / Serial
    Versions: V6.5.5, 6.5.6, 6.5.7, 6.5.8, 6.5.9, 6.6.0, 6.6.1,, 6.6.2
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (Nationwide) and countries of: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Jordan, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Merge PACS software. The firm name on the label is Merge Healthcare, Hartland, Wisconsin. || Merge PACS 6.0 is software intended to create and display two-dimensional and three-dimensional images of anatomy from a series of digitally acquired images.
  • Manufacturer