Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall OLYMPUS ViziShot EBUS Aspiration Needle

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
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado 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
    kit, needle, biopsy - Product Code FCG
  • Causa
    Firm has received complaints from users of the ability to wipe material from the needle's stylet and the presence of material in patient cytology samples obtained by the needle following endobronchial ultrasound fine needle aspiration of a lesion. olympus medical systems corporation (omsc) in japan has confirmed that metal particles can occur on the stylet due to friction between the stylet and n.
  • Acción
    OLYMPUS sent an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION letter dated August 26, 2011, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. A revised Instruction Manual with the new WARNINGS will be sent to the customer's attention. Customers were instructed to examine their inventory to determine if they have the affected product. To share the information on the new WARNINGS with all of the appropriate staff at their facility and any other organization where the product has been transferred. Complete and return the enclosed questionnaire even if they do not have affected product. Customers were instructed to fax the completed questionnaire to 484-896-7128. For any question call 484-896-5688.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Models: NA-201SX-4022-A --22 gauge needle: all lot numbers; NA-201SX-4022-B --22 gauge needle: all lot numbers; NA-201SX-4022-C --22 gauge needle: all lot numbers; and NA-201SX-4021 -- 21 gauge needle: all lot numbers.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including the District of Columbia and the following States: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, and WY.
  • Descripción del producto
    OLYMPUS ViziShot EBUS Aspiration Needle || Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) Needle for Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) - the needle has been designed to be used with ultrasonic endoscopes for ultrasonically guided fine needle aspiration of submucosal and extramural lesions of the tracheobronchial tree and the gastrointestinal tract.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Olympus America Inc., 3500 Corporate Pkwy., P.O. Box 610, Center Valley PA 18034-0610
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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