Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall SLIFT Extension Shims

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 SpineFrontier, 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
  • 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
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    Fit variation among all lots of s-lift extension shims with corresponding retractor blades. the firm's investigation revealed that extension shims may not fit down all retractor blades.
  • Acción
    SpineFrontier sent an Urgent Voluntary Recall letter dated August 28, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified teh product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were asked to initiate the immediate return of the parts noted and complete an acknowledgement form and return it to SpineFrontier via fax or email. Customers with questions were instructed to call 978-232-3990. For questions regarding this recall call 978-232-3990.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part Number/Lot Number: 11-50109 43092R; 11-50109 46415; 11-50109 CT12H013; 11 -50109-1 46415-1; 11-50110 43089; 11-50110 43089R; 11-50110 46416; 11-50110-1 46416-1
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including FL, TX, OK, MO, IL, OH, VA, OR, CO, KS, CT
  • Descripción del producto
    S-LIFT Extension Shims || Extension shims are manufactured from grade 5 titanium and are curved, rectangular slabs which have four protrusions used for ratcheting. They come in straight and pointed varieties, either with or without a tab containing an additional bend. Extension shims are designed to slide down retractor blades, and are optional retractor components utilized during lumbar interbody fusion procedures. They are intended to manipulate tissue and prevent tissue from interfering inside the surgical field.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    SpineFrontier, Inc., 500 Cummings Ctr Ste 3500, Beverly MA 01915-6516
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source