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
  • 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
    When cut lines are shown on an image, the lines may go from being vertical and then shift to horizontal causing confusion to the physician. this may cause a misdiagnosis.
  • Acción
    Merge sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated May 5, 2017, to all affected customers. Customers were instructed to be aware of the following workaround: Do not have the simple close study red x icon available in the reading physicians toolbars. This will force them to set status on close which also presents the warning Not all images have been reviewed, do you want to set status anyway and close study or continue reviewing unviewed images? YOUR RESPONSE TO THIS NOTIFICATION IS REQUIRED By replying to this notification, you will be taking the necessary steps to ensure that the issue listed in this document will be resolved. Please reply using the enclosed form and the return addressed envelope. Customers with questions were instructed to send an email to For questions regarding this recall call 877-741-6369.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Versions,,, P1, and P2
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    Merge PACS software. Merge PACS (Picture Archiving Communication System) is designed and marketed for soft copy reading, communication, and storage of studies produced by digital modalities, including digital mammography
  • Manufacturer