Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Siemens ADVIA 560 Hematology Systems

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 Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, 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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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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
    Counter, differential cell - Product Code GKZ
  • Causa
    Software anomaly; siemens identified that software version 1.4.2133 on the advia 560 hematology system does not trigger the following flags: the g or l morphology flags for immature granulocytes (ig) and atypical lymphocytes (atyp), respectively. the results from patient samples which have immature granulocytes or atypical lymphocytes will not generate the flags when they should. as defined in t.
  • Acción
    Siemens sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction Letter dated March 11, 2016, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. .Actions to be Taken by the Customer: To ensure that the patient sample amount for processing is met, follow the requirements for the amount of sample required in the ADVIA 560 Hematology System Operators Guide. Review all patient results for abnormal white blood cell results and process as defined by your lab criteria for abnormal samples and confirm using manual differentials as needed. Complete and return the Field Correction Effectiveness Check Form attached to this letter within 30 days. Please review this letter with your Medical Director. Your Siemens Customer Service Engineer will contact you to schedule time for installation of the 1.4.2333 software when it is available. Please retain this letter with your laboratory records, and forward this letter to those who may have received this product. We apologize for the inconvenience this situation may cause. If you have any questions, please contact your Siemens Customer Care Center or your local Siemens technical support representative. For further questions, please call (312) 275-7795.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All serial numbers of ADVIA 560 Hematology Systems.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Distribution including Puerto Rico and to the states of : California, Illinois, Washington and Wisconsin., and to the countries of : Angola, Austria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Uganda and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    ADVIA 560 Hematology Systems, Siemens Material Number (SMN) 11170842, IVD || The ADVIA 560 Hematology System is a fully-automated, high-quality hematology system for in vitro diagnostic use in clinical laboratories
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc., 511 Benedict Ave, Tarrytown NY 10591-5005
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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