Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Prelude Patella Femoral Resurfacing Knee 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 Biomet, 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, patello/femoral, semi-constrained, cemented, metal/polymer - Product Code KRR
  • Causa
    Inadequate design control.
  • Acción
    Zimmer Biomet sent an "Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice" dated March 9, 2016, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. The following actions are REQUIRED: 1. Immediately locate and remove the identified device(s) listed below from circulation. 2. Carefully follow the instructions on the enclosed Response Form. 3.Email a copy of the response form to CPW prior to return of product. 4. Use priority carrier for your shipment. Please confirm receipt of this notice by sending back the response form within three (3) business days. Thank you in advance for your assistance and prompt attention. On behalf of Zimmer Biomet, I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Questions related to this notice should be directed to (574) 372-1570, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All Lots of All Prelude PF instrumentation part numbers.   Part Number Description 110004338: No. 1 Femoral Trial, Left  110004248: No. 1 Femoral Trial, Right  110004339: No. 2 Femoral Trial, Left 110004250: No. 2 Femoral Trial, Right 110004344: No. 3 Femoral Trial, Left 110004252: No. 3 Femoral Trial, Right 110004342: No. 4 Femoral Trial, Left 110004254: No. 4 Femoral Trial, Right 110004341: No. 5 Femoral Trial, Left 110004256: No. 5 Femoral Trial, Right 110004337: No. 6 Femoral Trial, Left 110004258: No. 6 Femoral Trial, Right 110004340: No. 6W Femoral Trial, Left 110004260: No. 6W Femoral Trial, Right 110004343: No. 7W Femoral Trial, Left 110004262: No. 7W Femoral Trial, Right 110004345: No. 8W Femoral Trial, Left 110004264: No. 8W Femoral Trial, Right 110004105: No. 1 Drill Guide, Left  110004106: No. 1 Drill Guide, Right 110004107: No. 2 Drill Guide, Left  110004108: No. 2 Drill Guide, Right 110004109: No. 3 Drill Guide, Left  110004110: No. 3 Drill Guide, Right 110004111: No.4 Drill Guide, Left 110004112: No.4 Drill Guide, Right 110004113: No. 5 Drill Guide, Left 110004114: No. 5 Drill Guide, Right 110004115: No. 6 Drill Guide, Left 110004116: No. 6 Drill Guide, Right 110004117: No. 6W Drill Guide, Left 110004118: No. 6W Drill Guide, Right 110004119: No. 7W Drill Guide, Left 110004120: No. 7W Drill Guide, Right 110004121: No. 8W Drill Guide, Left 110004122: No. 8W Drill Guide, Right 010001763: 25MM Reamer 010001768: 31MM Reamer 110004151: 25MM Stop Collar 110004165: 31MM Stop Collar 110007428: Stop Collar Push Button 110004170: 2.1MM Guide Pin 110004169: Trial Remover 110004172: Impactor Handle 110007398: 15 Degree Rasp 597004: Instrument Case 110018820: 25MM Peek Bushing 110018821: 31MM Peek Bushing
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Distribution to the states of : CA, CO, GA, IN, KS, MI, MO, NC, NJ, OH, TN and TX.
  • Descripción del producto
    All instrumentation associated with the Prelude PF Resurfacing Knee System.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-6989
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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