Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall SPIDER Surgical Instrument: Flexible Clip Applier

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 Transenterix, 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
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Laparoscope, general & plastic surgery - Product Code GCJ
  • Causa
    Some clip applier units may be inadequate to achieve clip closure.
  • Acción
    TransEnterix sent an Urgent Device Recall letter date July 2, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to check their inventory for affected product, remove the affected product from their inventory and either return it or dispose of it to prevent usage. Customers were instructed to complete the attached Inventory Reconciliation Formand return the form even if they no longer have any affected units in their inventory. Customers were instructed to ship the affected product to TransEnterix using the enclosed shipping label. If returning a form only, they should e-mail to For questions customers were instructed to call 1-888-879-4111. For questions regarding this recall call 919-765-8420.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model Number: 9000029, Lot #DC301112, Exp. Date: Oct 2013; Lot #DC313111, Exp. Date: Nov 2013; Lot #DC061121, Exp. Date: Mar 2013; Lot #DC082122, Exp. Date: Feb 2014; Lot #DC168112, Exp. Date: Jun 2013; Lot #DC265111 Exp. Date: Sept 2013; Lot #DC341111, Exp. Date: Dec 2013; Lot #DC019125, Exp. Date: Jan 2014; Lot #DC061122, Exp. Date: Mar 2014; Lot #DC082121, Exp. Date: Feb 2014; Lot #DC102122, Exp. Date: Apr 2014; Lot #DC102123, Exp. Date: Apr 2014 and Lot #DC144121, Exp. Date: May 2014.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of Austria, Germany, Italy, Qatar and Switzerland
  • Descripción del producto
    SPIDER Surgical Instrument: Flexible Clip Applier || The SPIDER¿ Surgical Instruments are intended for use in minimally invasive surgical procedures for grasping, mobilizing, dissecting, retracting, cutting, cauterizing, ligating, suction/irrigation and other manipulation of tissues and vessels during a laparoscopic procedure under direct and/or endoscopic visualization.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Transenterix, Inc, 635 Davis Dr Ste 300, Morrisville NC 27560-7183
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source