Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Optima NM/CT 640

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 Healthcare, LLC.

¿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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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 1
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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
    System, tomography, computed, emission - Product Code KPS
  • Causa
    Ge became aware of an incident at a va medical center facility in the us in which a patient died due to injuries sustained while being scanned on an infinia hawkeye 4 nuclear medicine system. update: on july 03, 2013 ge notified hospitals that they are recalling several nuclear medicine imaging systems because serious injuries or deaths could occur due to the failure mode associated with this re.
  • Acción
    GE sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated June 17, 2013 to all affected customers. The letter identified the affected product, recommended that qualified service personnel maintain the equipment and that Preventative Maintenance procedures are executed according to labeling. Also the Safety Chapter Sections should be re-reviewed with personnel to ensure proper operation of the equipment. GE notified customers again on July 03, 2013, via Urgent Medical Device Recall letter (including confirmation of delivery for US customers) and follow-up telephone call. Customers were instructed to cease using the affected system until GE Healthcare Field Engineer can complete an inspection of the system and perform any necessary repairs at no cost. A GE Healthcare representative will contact the hospitals to arrange for the inspection.


  • Modelo / Serial
    System ID: 0910263253, 0910263256, 00139NUC08, 00162NUC11, 030232NU15, 215728OPT640, 262574O640, 270956NM640, 410543NUC640, 715735OPT1, 717782640NM, 808485NM640, 815564O640, 816234D640, 817250NM640, 847872O640, 901516GO640, 915839NU01, 928214NMCT, A5366308, A5639613, BD003NU01, DK1054NM03, RTD0782, XM203401.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide including Guam, Puerto Rico and the countries of : Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Republic of), Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam.
  • Descripción del producto
    Optima NM/CT 640 || Product Usage: The GE Optima NM/CT 640 system is intended for General Nuclear Medicine imaging procedures for detection of radioisotope tracer uptake in the patient body. It includes a general purpose Nuclear Medicine (NM) system using a variety of scanning modes supported by various acquisition types, and a CT component which is intended specifically for enabling attenuation correction and anatomical localization on SPECT studies
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE Healthcare, LLC, 3000 N Grandview Blvd, Waukesha WI 53188-1615
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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