Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Persona Distal Valgus Alignment Guide

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 Zimmer, 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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  • 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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    Persona distal valgus alignment guide collet locks are seizing in the 'unlocked' position.
  • Acción
    An Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated, July 31, 2014, was issued to consignees. The letter identified the affected product, the problem, the risks, and responsibilities. Risk managers and surgeons are to review the notification and the updated surgical technique provided in Attachment 1; as well as, ensure that all affected personnel are aware of the contents. Questions or concerns should be directed to Zimmer customer call center at 1-877-946-2761.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item Number 42509900400, Lot Number: 62313324, 62415340, 62561031, 62668655, 62313326, 62430425, 62580270, 62695918, 62341561, 62442314, 62590506, 62702686, 62358628, 62473246, 62594059, 62715932, 62368700, 62507846, 62611157, 62728374, 62376588, 62522771, 62624943, 62742362, 62396348, 62530133, 62637095, 62749057, 62401156, 62534170, 62641120, 62757397, 62407514, 62538842, 62662172, 62766074, 62410673, 62542958, & 62668654.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- United States, including Puerto Rico; and, to the countries of Australia, Austria, Japan, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, India, Germany, Spain, France, Israel, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, South Africa & Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    Zimmer PERSONA Distal Valgus Alignment Guide, Nonsterile. orthopedic surgical instrument. || The device sets the proper Varus/Valgus alignment of a patient's knee prior to the initial femoral resection cut being made.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer, Inc., 1800 W Center St, Warsaw IN 46580-2304
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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