Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall MULTIAXIAL SCREW

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 Sofamor Danek USA 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
  • 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
    Appliance, fixation, spinal intervertebral body - Product Code KWQ
  • Causa
    One screw may be longer then size etched on the screw.
  • Acción
    Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc sent a Voluntary Field Correction letter dated November 30, 2011, via FedEx to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. The firm will visit each consignee to perform a visual check of inventory. Please utilize the attached questionnare to account for the affected product and to record any patient injuries that may have occurred specifically related to the use of these items. If you need assistance, or if you have any related questions or concerns please call (800) 876-3133 extension 3173


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 0132008W, 0150703W, 0150705W, and 0166823W
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including the states of AL, PA, IN, CO, MI and IA.
  • Descripción del producto
    CD HORIZON (R) Spinal System, MULTI-AXIAL SCREW FOR 5.5mm ROD W/DUAL LEAD THREAD, Size 6.5mm X 40mm, Mat'l TITANIUM ALLOY, REF X0809439, Rx only, Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, 1800 Pyramid Place, Memphis, TN 38132 || implantation
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA Inc, 1800 Pyramid Place, Memphis TN 38132
  • 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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