Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Nuclear, Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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 Philips Electronics North America Corporation.

¿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
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    System, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging - Product Code LNH
  • Causa
    Potential risk for helium gas inside the mr examination room during a magnet quench.
  • Acción
    On March 16, 2018, Philips Healthcare distributed URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION notices to their customers via certified mailing. On May 24, 2018, the recall letter was distributed to additional affected customers identified by the firm. **Action to be Taken by Customer**: During a quench, a large amount of helium evaporates and is vented outside the building through a venting system. A quench causes immediate removal of the static magnetic field. A quench can occur spontaneously or can be induced if there is an emergency. In case helium gas escapes into the examination room during a magnet quench ensure strict adherence to the Instructions for Use: Release of helium gas in the examination room" If helium gas is not vented properly after the Magnet Emergency Off button is used or during a quench (for example if the helium vent pipe is blocked) a high concentration of helium gas may build up in the examination room. This gas forms clouds of cold mist. Helium gas dilutes the oxygen in the air. High concentrations of helium gas can lead to suffocation. If helium enters the examination room: " Immediately remove all persons from the examination room. " Do not switch off air circulation and ventilation in the examination room. " Do not reenter the examination room until it is confirmed that the air oxygen content is at a safe level. "Emergency procedures" The User is required to establish emergency procedures for the following situations: " A medical emergency " A fire " An emergency that requires immediate removal of the magnetic field " The release of helium gas into the examination room Philips MRI systems have an Emergency Table Stop button in case there is an emergency during tabletop movement. (Instructions for Use R5.3) Philips will schedule an inspection of all MRI systems that may be affected by this notice. If applicable the spare metal burst disk on site will also be replaced during this inspection. Metal Burst disks on all aff


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    (Added 6/25/18): 19063 19061 19010 19003 19050 19021 19039 19038 19041 19051 19001 19077 19046 19011 19056 19034 19016 19024
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide; International - Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo (Democratic Republic of the), Costa Rica, C¿te D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Republic of Korea - South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, State of Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen & Zimbabwe.
  • Descripción del producto
    Panorama 1.0T, Model 781250 || Product Usage: || Indicated for use as a diagnostic device. It can produce cross-sectional images, spectroscopic images and/or spectra in any orientation of the internal structure of the head, body,or extremities.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Philips Electronics North America Corporation, 3000 Minuteman Rd, Andover MA 01810-1032
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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