Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall NexGen

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 Trabecular Metal Technology, 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
    Prosthesis, knee, patello/femorotibial, semi-constrained, uncemented, porous, coated, polymer/metal/ - Product Code MBH
  • Causa
    One unit of the 20 mm augments was mislabeled as 5 mm and it was subsequently distributed.
  • Acción
    Zimmer Trabecular Metal Technology sent an email dated 12/10/2014 to their sole customer. The customer was requested to return the affected product.


  • Modelo / Serial
    20 MM - Part No. 00-5490-034-24, Lot #613574282T 5 MM - Part No. 00549003410, Lot #61357484T
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Distribution in the state of CA
  • Descripción del producto
    NexGen TRABECULAR METAL FEMORAL AUGMENT BLOCK DISTAL ONLY, 20 MM Augment, Size D, Sterile, Rx Only. || Product Usage: || Intended for use where severe degeneration, trauma, or other pathology of the knee joint indicates total knee arthroplasty. When used with the NexGen Complete Knee Solution-Rotating Hinge Knee (RHK) System, the Trabecular Metal Augments are for cemented use only. When used with the NexGen Complete Knee Solution-Legacy Constrained Condylar Knee System, the Trabecular Metal Augments are for cementless or cemented use.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Trabecular Metal Technology, Inc., 10 Pomeroy Rd, Parsippany NJ 07054-3722
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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