Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall OEC 9900 Elite

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 GE OEC Medical Systems, 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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  • 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
    Interventional fluoroscopic x-ray system - Product Code OWB
  • Causa
    Ge healthcare has identified a potential safety issue related to the screws that attach the workstation monitor spring arm to the extension arm on certain oec 9900 systems, causing the spring arm and monitor to fall forward.
  • Acción
    GE Healthcare sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated March 31, 2014, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Use caution when positioning or extending the workstation articulating arm. In addition, refrain from positioning staff or patients directly underneath or in front of a workstation monitor. Your local GE Healthcare Field Engineer will contact you to coordinate the replacement of the screws, and ensure that your system is operating safely and meets all specifications. These activities will be performed at no cost to you. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding these corrections, please do not hesitate to contact the service team for further information at 800-874-7378 option 8. Please be assured that maintaining a high level of safety and quality is our highest priority. If you have any questions, please contact us immediately. UPDATE: On June 20, 2014. GE Healthcare Surgery began distributing an Urgent Medical Device Correction Letter to customers with affected units. The letter makes clear that this field correction applies to all user sites with the listed products, regardless of whether service work was performed on the monitor extension arm since 3/31/2014.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model Numbers - OEC 9900 Elite
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA, and the countries of Australia, Argentina, Canada, China, Cambodia, Columbia, Japan, Ecuador, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Libya, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, Russia, Thailand, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia and Singapore.
  • Descripción del producto
    The OEC 9900 Elite mobile fluoroscopy system (image intensified fluoroscopic x-ray) is designed to provide fluoroscopic and spot-film images of the patient during diagnostic surgical and interventional procedure. || Examples of clinical application may include cholangiography, endoscopy, urologic, orthopedic, neurologic, vascular, cardiac, critical care and emergency room procedure. The system may be used for other imaging applications at the physician's discretion.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE OEC Medical Systems, Inc, 384 N Wright Brothers Dr, Salt Lake City UT 84116-2862
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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