Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Quintex Cervical Plating System Screws

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 Aesculap Implant Systems.

¿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
    Appliance, fixation, spinal intervertebral body - Product Code KWQ
  • Causa
    The firm has received complaints that the locking ring that sits in the head of the screw can come out of the screw head when engaged with the screwdriver if the screwdriver is improperly angled.
  • Acción
    The firm initiated this recall by sending an "Important Recall Notification" letter to consignees on January 20, 2012. This letter instructed consignees not to use the product and requested that all stock be returned to the recalling firm promptly. Customers may contact 1-(866) 229-3002 for questions.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Semi-constrained -- SC400T - SC406T and SC490T - SC494T; Constrained -- SC500T - SC506T and SC590T - SC594T; Dynamic Screws -- SC600T - SC606T and SC690T - SC694T; all distributed lot numbers and serial numbers. The screws are part of the Quintex Cervical Plating System.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution, including the states of CA, CO, FL, MO, and TX.
  • Descripción del producto
    Quintex Cervical Plating System - Screws. The Quintex Cervical Plating System is intended for the treatment of cervical spinal instability. The Quintex Cervical Screws are available in three different versions: semi-constrained, constrained, and dynamic. The screws all have a head diameter of 4.0mm and vary in length from 10mm to 22mm. Rescue screws are also available with a 4.5mm head diameter and lengths of 11-19mm.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Aesculap Implant Systems, 3773 Corporate Pkwy, Center Valley PA 18034-8217
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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