Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall PillCam Express Delivery Device

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 Given Imaging Ltd..

¿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
    endoscopic imaging device accessory - Product Code NEZ
  • Causa
    The capsule holder can break away from the catheter during endoscopic procedures, necessitating retrieval.
  • Acción
    Given Imaging, Inc. consignees were notified via FedEx letter on/about 03/08/2011. They instructed to return all affected product. A Customer Response form with return instructions was included to be completed and returned to Given Imaging.


  • Modelo / Serial
    FGS# 0366, Lot number: 14081, 13688, 14097, 14144, 13783 and 13504, UPC: 7290101362050 and FGS# 0367, Lot number: 13438, 13690, 13781, 13806, 14082, 14095, 14099.14145, 14249, 14370, 14568, 14508 and 14787, UPC: 7290101362067.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    U.S. Nationwide, Canada, Germany Israel and Australia.
  • Descripción del producto
    Given Imaging Limited, PillCam Express Delivery Device, For use with PillCam SB, endoscopic imaging device. Part numbers FGS-0367 (3-Pak) or FGS-0366 (1-Pak).
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Given Imaging Ltd., 5555 Oakbrook Pkwy, Norcross GA 30093-6254
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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