Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall NaturalKnee II Durasul AllPoly Patella, Size 3, 10mm

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 Zimmer 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.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    The firm has 16 reports of patella peg shear out of 109,386 distributed units (0.0137%). the failures have been reported where the pegs on the back side of the patella have sheared at the peg/patella interface. analysis shows that the highly cross-linked polyethylene, durasul, patella was shown to have a lower fracture fatigue strength than the sulene counterpart and that the cement technique used.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent an Urgent Device Recall letter dated December 20, 2011, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to stop distribution of the affected product and return all lots in inventory. Customers should provide a list of all hospitals and surgeons that have used the affected product by completing the User Facility and Health Care Professional Form and fax a copy to (574) 372-4265. If customers distributed the product further they should provide a copy of the recall letter to those customers. For questions regarding this recall call 1-877-946-2761.


  • Modelo / Serial
    6301-10-107; all lots
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of Belgium, Germany, France, Austria, Sweden, Switzerland, South Africa, and the UK
  • Descripción del producto
    Natural-Knee II Durasul All-Poly Patella, Size 3, 10mm || The Zimmer Natural-Knee II Durasul Patella product is a semi-constrained total knee prosthesis consisting of four anatomically designed components: the femoral, tibial, articular surface, and patellar prosthesis. The all-polyethylene patella is made from Durasul Highly Crosslinked Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene. The N-K II Durasul polyethylene patella components are indicated for patient conditions of non-inflammatory degenerative joint disease (NIDJD), e.g., avascular necrosis, osteoarthritis, and inflammatory degenerative joint disease (IJD), e.g., rheumatoid arthritis; correctable valgus-varus deformity and moderate flexion contracture; those patients with failed previous surgery where pain, deformity, or dysfunction persists; and revision of previously failed knee arthroplasty.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
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