Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall REFLECTION Spherical Head Screw

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.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • 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
    Prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, uncemented, metal/polymer, non-porous, calicum-phosphate - Product Code MEH
  • Causa
    The labels correctly state that the product should be a 25mm screw, but the box contained a longer, 35mm screw.
  • Acción
    Smith & Nephew sent an Urgent Product Recall Notification letter dated July 6, 2016, to all affected consignees via email and FedEx Overnight delivery on July 6, 2016. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the consignee. Customers were asked to inspect their inventory and located any unused affected devices and quarantine them immediately, complete the Inventory Return Certification Form and fax to 1-901-566-7975 indicating the quantities that need to be returned. Consignees should contact Smith & Nephew's Field Actions Department via email at to obtain a return authorization (RA) number. For questions regarding this recall call 901-399-5520.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Number 16AM14274
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) and Internationally to AU, CA, GB, IN, ZA, and TR
  • Descripción del producto
    SPHERICAL HEAD REFLECTION(R) 6.5 MM CANCELLOUS SCREW, REF 71332525, QTY: (1), STERILE R, smith&nephew; || Total hip components are indicated for individuals undergoing primary or revision surgery where other treatments or devices have failed in rehabilitating hips damaged as a result of trauma or noninflammatory degenerative joint disease (NIDJD) or any of its composite diagnoses of osteoarthritis, avascular necrosis, traumatic arthritis, slipped capital epiphysis, fused hip, fracture of the pelvis, and diastrophic variant; congenital dysplasia; old, remote osteomyelitis with an extended drainage-free period, nonunion, femoral neck fracture and trochanteric fractures of the proximal femur with head involvement that are unmanageable using other techniques; femoral osteotomy, or Girdlestone resection; fracture-dislocation of the hip; and correction of deformity.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Smith & Nephew, Inc., 1450 E Brooks Rd, Memphis TN 38116-1804
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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