Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall PET511BTM Multiplane transesophageal transducer (TEE)

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 Toshiba American Medical Systems 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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  • 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
    Ultrasonic pulsed echo imaging system - Product Code IYO
  • Causa
    Toshiba america medical systems inc is removing the pet-511btm multi-plane transesophageal transducer from the market after receiving several reports of injury regarding the transducer. bending or buckling of the flexible portion of the pet-511 btm multi-plane transesophageal transducer (tee) may result in injury including perforation.
  • Acción
    Toshiba America Medical Systems sent a Field Safety Notice to all customers on 5 MAY 2009 indicating its intent to remove the units from the market. The letter requested immediate cessation of use and return to the manufacturer site. It announced plans to replace unit with a new multi-plane transducer at no addle charge. The notice also included a description of the problem that occurred, the proper insertion technique into the esophageal passage, how to avoid and detect bending or buckling of the transducer, and what to do if the transducer does buckle. A revised safety manual and poster reflecting these precautions for the PET-51 IBTM was sent to each customer using this transducer. Shipments of the transducer from December 2008 also contained the Field Safety Notification materials. For additional information, contact the firm at (714) 669 2458.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All units
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
  • Descripción del producto
    PET-511BTM Multi-plane transesophageal transducer (TEE) used with Toshiba Diagnostic Ultrasound System
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Toshiba American Medical Systems Inc, 2441 Michelle Dr, P.O. Box 2068, Tustin CA 92781-2068
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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