Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Philips Model EPIQ 5 Ultrasound System.

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 Philips Medical Systems North America 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
    System, imaging, pulsed doppler, ultrasonic - Product Code IYN
  • Causa
    A problem has been detected with philips model epiq 5 and 7 ultrasound system. the system will report incorrect doppler velocities if you use high pulse repetition frequency (hprf) with multiple sample volume gates. while in high pulse repetition frequency (hprf) in display zoom velocity scale using manual spectral doppler trace, the velocities in the velocity results table may be overstated by.
  • Acción
    The firm, Philips Healthcare Ultrasound, sent an "Medical Device Correction" letters dated 2014 Feb 28 via Certified Mail via the USPS by March 5, 2014. The letters described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to not use HPRF in PW Doppler mode, to avoid the noted issues. Philips Field Service Engineer will be contacting them to schedule software upgrade to the systems free of charge. If you need any further information or support concerning this issue, please contact the Quality Specialist II at 978-659-4519 or your local Philips representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All systems below software v1.1.2 Which includes software v1 and v 1.1 (All lot codes shipped prior to 2/28/2014).
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) including states of: AL, AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NM, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WV; and countries of: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chili, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea Rep, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Philips Model EPIQ 5 Ultrasound System. Intended for diagnostic ultrasound imaging and fluid flow analysis. || Catalogue numbers 795200 / 795201 / 795202 / 795204 / 795205 / 795206 || EPIQ is intended for diagnostic ultrasound imaging and fluid flow analysis. The collection of Doppler velocity results values are used to assist in diagnosing the existence, location and severity of cardiac or vasculare stenosis.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Philips Medical Systems North America Inc., 22100 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell WA 98021-8431
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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