Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Novation 12/14 Pressfit Femoral Stem

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 Exactech, 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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  • Fuente del evento
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  • 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, hip, semi-constrained, metal/ceramic/polymer, cemented or non-porous, uncemented - Product Code LZO
  • Causa
    The femoral stem is lacking specified plasma coating.
  • Acción
    Exactech sent an Important Product Recall Notice dated March 10, 2014, to all affected customers. The notice identified the product the problem and the action to be taken by the customer. Description of Issue: The femoral stem is lacking specified plasma spray coating. Clinical Impact: Without plasma spray coating, the stem may not remain stable and will not have the possibility for biological fixation. In order to comply with applicable regulations and Exactech policies customers were instructed to : " Immediately cease distribution or use of these products. " Extend this information to your accounts that may have this product in their possession. " Determine if they have any of the affected devices " Fax back the attached form. Complete the attached fax back form and return it to Exactech. Customers were instructed to contact their Exactech inventory representative within 5 business days to confirm quantities at their location. For any inventory restocking questions related to this issue, please call 1-800-392-2832. For questions regarding this recall call 800-392-2832.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Serial Numbers: 2910243, 2910244, 2910245, 2910246, 2910247, 2910248, 2910249, 2910250, 2910251, and 2910252
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution including Spain, Greece and Japan
  • Descripción del producto
    NOVATION Femoral Stem, Tapered Extended offset, plasma- coated, press fit. Catalog number 160-01-13 || intended to be implanted to replace a hip joint with our without bone cement.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Exactech, Inc., 2320 NW 66th Ct, Gainesville FL 32653-1630
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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