Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall POLARSTEM(TM) Femoral Stems with Ti/HA (Standard, Lateral, Valgus and Collar)

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 Smith & Nephew, 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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, hip, semi-constrained, metal/ceramic/polymer, cemented or non-porous, uncemented - Product Code LZO
  • Causa
    The cardan joint of the polarstem cardan could potentially fracture or functionally fail after multiple procedures.
  • Acción
    Smith & Nephew sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice dated July 24, 2017, to all affected consignees. The firm notified their consignees by email and Fed Ex on 07/24/2017. Consignees have been asked to inspect inventory to locate and quarantine affected product. All consignees were asked to complete a Response Form provided with the Field Safety Notice, regardless whether they have affected product. Affected inventory is then to be returned back to Smith & Nephew. Customers with questions were instructed to contact For questions regarding this recall call 978-749-1440.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Numbers: A57835, A57837, A58509, A59084, A59446, A59547, A60948
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US (Nationwide) and Internationally to Australia, Belgium, Norway, and Switzerland.
  • Descripción del producto
    smith&nephew; POLARSTEM(TM) Femoral Stems with Ti/HA (Standard, Lateral, Valgus and Collar), REF 76102260, NON STERILE, QTY: (1), Rx only || The subject cardan is used in conjunction with a curved stem impactor used to implant the POLARSTEM hip stem. The hip stem is mounted on the screw at the tip of the instrument, and the stem is then impacted into the femur. After impaction, the surgeon uses a knob at the end of the cardan to unscrew the implanted stem from the instrument
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Smith & Nephew, Inc., 1450 E Brooks Rd, Memphis TN 38116-1804
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source