Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall SOMATOM Definition AS

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 Medical Solutions USA, 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
    System, x-ray, tomography, computed - Product Code JAK
  • Causa
    Siemens became aware that the front cover on some siemens ct system was not properly welded. it is possible for the welded-in threaded bolt to break out of the ground plate of the front cover if the cover is opened during service. this could not happen during clinical operation. therefore, there is no potential risk for the user or patient and the ct system has no risk for a malfunction during clinical operation.
  • Acción
    Siemens sent an "Informational Only" notice to customers on 03/22/2016 informing them to be aware that the front cover on some Siemens CT systems was not properly welded. The letter was only to notify customers that the issue is being addressed with the completion of a service visit. In addition, Siemen plans to replace each cover and hand delivered each notification to customers at the time the service is performed.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model Number: SOMATOM Definition AS-8098027 Serial # SOMATOM Definition AS- 95766
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distributed to: Cincinnati, OH.
  • Descripción del producto
    SOMATOM Definition AS, a family of CT systems intended to produce cross-sectional images of the body by computer reconstruction of x-ray transmission dta from either the same axial plane taken at different angles or spiral planes taken at different angles.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc, 40 Liberty Blvd, Malvern PA 19355-1418
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source