Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall PFC Sigma Round Dome Patella

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 DePuy Orthopaedics, 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
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    Depuy initiated a voluntary recall effective immediately, for one lot of p.F.C. sigma rd dome patella 3 peg (38mm) due to packaging labels that did not correctly reflect the size of the enclosed patellar component. in the recalled lot, the packaging is labeled for a p.F.C. sigma 38mm 3 peg round dome patella, but the product enclosed in the package is a p.F.C. sigma 35mm 3 peg oval dome patella.
  • Acción
    The firm, Depuy , sent an email that included a letter entitled "URGENT INFORMATION - RECALL NOTICE" dated June 28, 2011 to DePuy Area customers ( Directors, Distributors, Office Managers, Hospital Representatives, and Doctors). The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The letter also included implications of implanting the recalled device and patient communication information. The customers were instructed to immediately cease further implantation/use or distribution of the product, immediately return any recalled devices in their inventory, notify their customer of the recall and complete, sign and return the Reconciliation Form(s) via fax to DePuy at 574-372-7567 within seven business days. The letter also states that DePuy is not recommending prophylactic revision or additional follow up in the absence of symptoms. Additionally, DePuy recommends that surgeons continue to follow patients as per their standard care. Questions regarding the recall may be directed to the following DePuy representatives--questions about recall information call the Manager of Customer Quality at 574-372-7333; Salesforce questions, call the Group Product Director, 574-372-5046 or Associate Product Director at 574-372-7154 and for Clinical/Surgeon questions, contact DePuy's Scientific Information Office at 1-888-554-2482.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Product code 960112, Lot number 3292209
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide distribution: CA, MI, NJ and WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    PFC Sigma Round Dome Patella 38 MM 3 Peg || Device is indicated for use in knee replacement procedures in conjunction with femoral knee prosthesis components and polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) bone cement.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., 700 Orthopaedic Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-3994
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source