Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Scanner, Computed Tomography, XRay

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 Toshiba American Medical Systems 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.

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
    x-ray tomography, computed system - Product Code JAK
  • Causa
    The systems all have a similar table control board. it has been found that this board may cause the table position to be incorrect if the table cradle is moved manually. this is referred to as "free" mode in the operation manuals. if this error does occur it is possible that the patient could be scanned at an incorrect position.
  • Acción
    Toshiba sent a "URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION" letter to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to please avoid moving the table in the "Free" or manual mode as much as possible. If it is necessary to move the table in this manner please verify the table position prior to initiating the scan sequence. If it is noted that the position is not correct, exit the eXam plan and start a new one beginning with the scanoscopy. Please share this information with all users of the equipment and your clinical or biomedical engineering departments. Please find the attached customer reply form. The purpose of this form is for FDA tracking. Please take a moment to complete the form and fax it to the toll free number on the form.". The contact information for this recall is:"(800) 421-1968 or contact your local Toshiba Representative at (800) 521-1968.".


  • Modelo / Serial
    Serial Number Range (last 4): (2665-3149), (2211-2237), (2057-2067), A3622041, A4582122 + (2690-3131), (2001-2171), (2001-2124), (2001-2255), (2001-3007), (2015-2061), (2001-2008).  The following Device Name/Model Number: Asteion Super 4 / TSX-021B Aquilion Super 4 / TSX-101A/7 Aquilion 8 / TSX-101A/F Aqui1ion 16/ TSX-101A/6 Aqui1ion 16/ TSX-101A/G Aquilion 32 / TSX-101A/D Aquilion 32 / TSX-101A/I Aquilion 64/TSX-101A/E Aquilion 64 / TSX-101AIH Aquilion 16 LB / TSX-201A AquilionONE / TSX-301A
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    USA ( Nationwide Distribution )
  • Descripción del producto
    Toshiba CT systems, Asteion and Aquilion, that are equipped with a PC based computer, or to those older systems (SGI based) that received an improved table by an upgrade purchase. || This device is designed to produce cross-sectional images of a human body by reconstruction of xray transmission data from the same axial plane taken at different angles. These images have been proven to be clinically useful in the diagnosis of spine and head injuries, intracranial tumors, blood clots in the brain, eye trauma, soft tissue lesions in the extremities, gastrointestinal lesions, abdominal and pelvic malignancies, and hepatic metastases. CT is also used to evaluate intestinal obstruction!;, assess intra-abdominal abnormalities and to examine musculoskeletal degeneration. This device employs no intended uses that are not in cleared devices already found in the marketplace.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Toshiba American Medical Systems Inc, 2441 Michelle Dr, P.O. Box 2068, Tustin CA 92780-7047
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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