Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall RestoreSensor and RestoreSensor SureScan

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 Medtronic Neuromodulation.

¿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
  • 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
    Stimulator, spinal-cord, totally implanted for pain relief - Product Code LGW
  • Causa
    Loss of therapy during recharging of device. reportedly, a charging session was terminated prior to obtaining recharge threshold voltage of 3.615, which triggered rapid battery depletion state. as a result, the device depleted to 1.925 volts in one to two days rather than the typical 30 days. insufficient coupling between recharger and device during recharge session was found to be key factor.
  • Acción
    Consignees were sent on 5/3/2016 a Medtronic "Urgent Medical Device Safety notification" letter dated May 2016. The letter was addressed to "Healthcare Professional". The letter described the problem and the product involved in the recall. The letter listed the recommendation to patients to follow current recharge instructions, paying particular attention to Charging Efficiency and Battery Charge Level indicators on the recharger. Consignees were also requested to complete and return the "Physician Reply Form:. For questions contact Medtronic Neuromodulation Technical services at 1-800-707-0933 weekdays 7 am - 6 pm CST.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lot/serial numbers are affected for both Model numbers 37714 and 97714.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic RestoreSensor, Model 37714; and, RestoreSensor SureScan, (MRI), Model 97714, Implantable Neurostimulators. || Used to treat chronic, intractable pain of the trunk and/or limbs-including unilateral or bilateral pain.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Neuromodulation, 7000 Central Ave, Minneapolis MN 55421-1241
  • 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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