Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Sigma Pacemaker

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 Inc. Cardiac Rhythm Managment.

¿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
  • 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
    Implantable Pacemaker Pulse-Generator - Product Code DXY
  • Causa
    An issue exists with a specific subset of sigma series pacemakers that may fail due to separation of interconnect wires from the hybrid circuit. this failure mechanism may present clinically as loss of rate response, premature battery depletion, intermittent or total loss of telemetry, or not output. there have been no reported patient injuries or deaths due to this issue.
  • Acción
    Press Release was issued 11/29/05. Hospital/physician letters sent via registered mail on 11/29/05 for delivery on 12/01/05. Unimplanted devices are being retrieved. The Physician letter describes the issue, root cause, the probability of reoccurrence and provides recommendations. A list of affected serial numbers that the physician is following or has implanted is attached to the letter. The letter also provides medtronic's website in which regular updates on the ongoing actual performance are listed in their Product Performance Report. Medtronic is providing a replacement device should the Physician and patient elect to replace the affected implanted device.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Not all serial numbers within these ranges are affected. The specific serial numbers of affected devices may be found online at  Model SS103: serial no. PJG160592H - PJG161247H, PJG162149H - PJG162607H, PJG163245H - PJG163805H, PJG165759H - PJG168541H, PJG170637H - PJG170921H, PJG428851H - PJG431485H, PJG677154S - PJG748119S, PJG748671S - PJG748710S, PJG748732S - PJG750863S, PJG751336S - PJG751944S, PJG752070S - PJG754744S, PJG231054M - PJG233721M, PJG748407C - PJG748670C, PJG748711C - PJG748722C. Model SS106: serial no. PJH117098H - PJH118839H, PJH624138S - PJH624610S, PJH626910S - PJH626967S. Model SS203: serial no. PJG165866H, PJG170641H - PJG170782H, PJG428850H - PJG431464H, PJG676637S - PJG681858S, PJG682490S, PJG683196S, PJG684296S - PJG689861S, PJG695412S, PJG747908S - PJG754745S, PJG231551M - PJG234346M. Model SS303: serial no. PJG162131H - PJG16371H, PJG427797H - PJG431510H, PJG676969S - PJG691865, PJG740396S - PJG757886S.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide. and to OUS including: Europe, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and Greater China, Japan, Latin America
  • Descripción del producto
    Sigma implantable pulse generators (IPGs) Single Chamber Pacemaker, models SS103, SS106, SS203, SS303
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Inc. Cardiac Rhythm Managment, 7000 Central Ave Ne, Fridley MN 55432
  • Source