Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Optovue iVue

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 Optovue 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
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización 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, imaging, optical coherence tomography (oct) - Product Code NQQ
  • Causa
    Use of the cam attachment may result in a positioning anomaly and mistreatment in the eyes of the patient.
  • Acción
    Optovue Inc. sent a Field Modification/Correction Notice dated July 20, 2010, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were informed that they could continue to use the iVue until the correction has been made. Customers were instructed to review any existing iVue patient data to ensure that this situation and an improper designation of eye assignment has not occurred. Upon completion of the updates, customers were to sign the attached form indicating they acknowledge that their iVue has been updated and they understand that they must review existing data. For any questions regarding this recall call 1-866-344-8948 or by mail at 45531 Northport Loop W, Fremont, CA 94538.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Serial numbers: 20305, 20307, 20340, 20335, 20306, 20313, 20339, 20337, 20338, 20341, 20311, 20271, 20343, 20312, 20309, 20310, 20308, 20336, 20344, 20349, 20346, 20347
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
  • Descripción del producto
    Optovue iVue optical coherence tomography system, computer controlled opthalmic imaging system, manufactured by Optovue, Fremont, CA || Computer controlled opthalmic imaging system. Device scans the patient's eye using low coherence interferometer to measure the reflectivity of the retinal tissue. The cross sectional retinal tissue structure is composed of a sequence of A-scans. It has a traditional patient and instrument interface. The computer has a graphic user interface for acquiring and analyzing the image. The iVue offers three scans: Retina, Glaucoma and Cornea. For the cornea scan, a lens must be attached to the front of the device for proper scanning. This is the Cornea Anterior Module (CAM).
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Optovue Inc., 45531 Northport Loop W, Fremont CA 94538-6417
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source