Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Olympus SurgMaster UES40 electrosurgical unit ("UES40")

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 Olympus America 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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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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
    Unit, electrosurgical, endoscopic (with or without accessories) - Product Code KNS
  • Causa
    Olympus initiated a software upgrade and enhancement in 2009 and completed the action in 2010. the upgrade and enhancement were initiated due to complaints of overheating, smoke vapors and failure to operate associated with the olympus surgmaster electrosurgical unit, model ues-40 ("ues-40") when used in conjunction with the olympus wa22557c electrode. the complaint investigations revealed that.
  • Acción
    Olympus America Inc sent a Field Corrective Action letter dated November 10, 2009 to all affected consignees. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taked. Consignees were directed to contact Gyrus at 888-524-7266 to schedule return of the UES-40 generator for the software upgrade. The letter also directed consignees to contact OAI Customer Service at 800-848-9024 if they needed a new copy of the UES-40 Instruction Manual. For questions call 484-896-5688.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model UES-40, all serial numbers prior to 7925334 that have not been upgraded.
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution - USA Nationwide including the states of: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, and WY.
  • Descripción del producto
    Olympus SurgMaster UES-40 electrosurgical unit ("UES-40") || Product Usage: Designed for use in a medical facility under the supervision of a trained physician. It has been designed for general (open) and endoscopic surgery including urology, gynecology, respiratory and gastroenterology in conjunction with Olympus designed electrosurgical accessories, endoscopes (fiberscopes, videoscopes and rigid scopes) applicable for electrosurgery (cutting and coagulation), light sources and other ancillary equipment.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Olympus America Inc., 3500 Corporate Pkwy., P.O. Box 610, Center Valley PA 18034-0610
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