Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Specify neurostimulation leads

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 Neuromodulation.

¿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
  • 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
    Stimulator, spinal-cord, totally implanted for pain relief - Product Code LGW
  • Causa
    Some specify 5-6-5 and 2x8 surgical lead product labeling does not adequately distinguish between permanent surgical implant and trialing/screening use.
  • Acción
    Consignees were sent a Medtronic "Medical Device Correction" letter dated January 2016. The letter was addressed to Healthcare Professional. The letter described the problem and the product involved in the recall. Advised consignees to ensure their staff of the action that is being recommended. Requested consignees to complete and return the "Physician Confirmation Form". For additional information they can contact Medtronic Neuromodulation Technical services at 1-800-707-0933 weekends 7 am - 6 Pm Central time.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lot/serial numbers are affected for both Model numbers: 39565 and 39286
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution, including US Nationwide.
  • Descripción del producto
    Specify 5-6-5 Lead, Specify 2x8 Lead, Model Numbers: 39565, 39286. Spinal cord stimulation leads. Part of a neurostimulation system for treating chronic, intractable pain of the trunk and/or limbs-including unilateral or bilateral pain.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Neuromodulation, 7000 Central Ave Ne, Minneapolis MN 55432-3568
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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