Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Sarns Flexible Weighted Sucker

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 Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation.

¿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
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  • 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
    Apparatus, suction, single patient use, portable, nonpowered - Product Code GCY
  • Causa
    The firm has received two reports of the terumo weighted flexible sucker becoming ensnared in cardiac tissue after it was inserted into a ventricle through a valve. the firm has determined that the products's instructions for use are inadequate; the product should not be used to drain a cardiac chamber or inserted through a valve. however this is not stated in the ifu. the firm is conducting.
  • Acción
    SEE UPDATE BELOW IN ALL CAPS. The firm, Terumo Cardiovascular Systems (Terumo CVS), sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated February 25, 2011 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were informed that the product's Indications For Use (IFU) are inadequate; the product should not be used to drain a cardiac chamber or inserted through a valve. However, this is not stated in the IFU. In addition, the customers were instructed to read and understand the changes and clarifications to the product's IFU; review the Medical Device Correction notice; assure that all users are aware of this notice, and confirm receipt of this communication by faxing the attached Customer Response Form via fax to: Terumo CVS Customer Service at 800-292-6551 (US only). If you have any questions or concerns, contact Terumo CVS Customer Service at 1-800-521-2818. Customers Service hours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-6PM. ON 8/30/2011 THE FIRM ISSUE A LETTER ENTITLED "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" THAT STATED "AFTER FURTHER CONSIDERATION, TERUMO CVS DECIDED TO DISCONTINUE SALES OF THE WEIGHTED FLEXIBLE SUCKER AND IS ASKING USERS TO RETURN ALL UNUSED PRODUCT" TO THE FIRM.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot numbers: KG30, KK11, KN17, LA12, LC02, LD23, LF04, LG15, LG29, LK03, LL28, and MG01.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA (Nationwide) and countries including: BRAZIL, BELGIUM, BRAZIL, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, and MALAYSIA.
  • Descripción del producto
    Sarns Flexible Weighted Sucker in PUMP & TABLE PACK (custom pack), catalog number 70295-03, Sterile and Non-pyrogenic. Sterilized by ethylene oxide. Terumo Cardiovascular Systems, Ashland, MA . || The Sarns weighted sucker is indicated for stationary use to remove excess fluid from the surgical field.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation, 6200 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor MI 48103-9586
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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