Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall StealthStation System

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 Navigation, 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
  • 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
    Neurological stereotaxic Instrument - Product Code HAW
  • Causa
    Medtronic navigation, inc. announces a voluntary field action for the medtronic navigation stealthstation software applications affected by neurologica bodytom/ceretom floor-based scanners.
  • Acción
    Medtronic sent an Urgent Medical Device Safety Alert to all affected customers on August 20, 2016. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to complete the attached confirmation form and return to or fax it to Medtronic Technical Service at 651-367-7075. For questions contact Neurologica Technical Support at 1-888-564-8561 (US/Canada) or +1-978-564-8561 (International) or email


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model Number 9733986 . All lot numbers manufactured by Medtronic Navigation are affected.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the state of: NY, AZ, AR, NC, CA, OH, MI, IN, MA, TX, OH, OR, CO, MO, UT, IL. and the countries of: India, Australia, and Russian Federation.
  • Descripción del producto
    S7 MACH FrameLink. The software application is sent in CD format with an IFU, wrapped in plastic with a label for shipping purposes. || Product Usage: || The StealthStation System is intended as an aid for precisely locating anatomical structures in either open or percutaneous procedures. The StealthStation System is indicated for any medical condition in which the use of stereotactic surgery may be appropriate, and where reference to a rigid anatomical structure such as the skull, a long bod, or vertebra can be identified relative to a CT or MR based model, fluoroscopy images, or digitized landmarks of the anatomy.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Navigation, Inc., 826 Coal Creek Cir, Louisville CO 80027-9710
  • 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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