Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall NexGen Complete Knee Solution

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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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • 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
    Guide, surgical, instrument - Product Code FZX
  • Causa
    This is an expansion of the june 2013 recall of nexgen micro components. five (5) additional instruments have been identified that are associated only with the nexgen micro components. there is the potential for these devices to be inadvertently utilized during surgery, resulting in a delay. the associated implants would not be available due to the previous recall.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice dated November 19, 2013, to all affected customers. The Notice outlined the products recalled; the reason for the recall, possible adverse events related to the recall and directed consignees to locate, quarantine and count all affected product recording the information on the Inventory Return Form acknowledging that recall directions were followed. Further questions should be directed to 1-877-946-2761. Affected product will be removed by a Zimmer Sales representative, Question should be directed to 1-877-946-2761 8a.m - 5 p.m. EST. For questions regarding this recall call 800-613-6131.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part Number 00-5879-067-26
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Internationally to Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Ecuador, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, UAE, and UK.
  • Descripción del producto
    NexGen Complete Knee Solution || Porous Patella Drill Guide-26mm dia./10mm thickness || Non sterile, Rx Only || Devices are used in total knee arthroplasty and indicated for patients with severe pain and disability due to conditions such as arthritis, collagen disorders, post-traumatic loss of joint configuration, flexion deformities, and in revision of previous surgical attempts.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer, Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
  • 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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