Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Protege GPS 8mm x 40mm Self Expanding Peripheral Stent 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 Ev3, 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
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  • Estado del evento
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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
    Diagnostic Biliary Catheter - Product Code FGE
  • Causa
    Ev3 inc. is conducting a voluntary recall of specific lots of the protege gps self-expanding stent system because labeling did not match the actual stent size contained in the package. the affected product was labeled as a 6mm x 80mm protege gps stent but actually contained an 8mm x 40mm stent. this situation can lead to vessel damage or inadequate coverage of the target lesion.
  • Acción
    Consignees were emailed a letter with a subject heading of "Medical Device Recall". The e-mail was dated June 10, 2009. The letter informed the consignee of the problem and product involved. They requested that any affected devices remaining in inventory be identified and returned and to fill out and return the "Device Recall Field Action Reconciliation Form".


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot # 6691788
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    International Distribution Only -- Brazil, Uruguay, & Malaysia.
  • Descripción del producto
    ev3 The Endovascular Company, Protege GPS 8mm x 40mm Self Expanding Peripheral Stent System , Rx Only, and SERP65-08-40-120. || In the US, the intended as a palliative treatment of malignant neoplasms in the biliary tree. Outside the US, the intended for use in occlusions, lesions at high risk for abrupt closure or threatened closure following percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) or lesions believed to be at high risk for restenosis following PTA in the common and external iliac, subclavian or renal arteries.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ev3, Inc., 4600 Nathan Ln N, Plymouth MN 55442-2890
  • 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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