Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Stryker AccuLIF PL Cages

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 Howmedica Osteonics Corp..

¿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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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  • 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
    Intervertebral fusion device with bone graft, lumbar - Product Code MAX
  • Causa
    Since stryker acquired the acculif product in march of 2014, there have been product inquires (pis) related to the pl implant confirming to have a reduction of height > 1 mm. the current occurrence rate for reported post-operative reduction of cage height (> 1mm) of acculif pl expandable cages is approximately 0.47% and has demonstrated a slight upward trend since september 2015.
  • Acción
    Stryker Spine sent an "Urgent Recall Letter and Product Accountability Form" dated July 26, 2016 to all affected customers. For patients who have had an AccuLIF Posterior Lumbar (PL) Expandable Interbody implant, Stryker Spine is recommending routine clinical and radiographic post-operated evaluation. Should the patient report any change in or develop near-onset symptoms, more urgent clinical and radiographic evaluation should be completed. Customers with questions should call 201-749-8389 or 201-749-8346.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog #400006 Lot #'s 01141604, 01141609, 01141614, 01231506, 01231507, 01271513, 01271514, 02021508, 02021509, 02021510, 02021511, 03271306, 04291403, 04291404, 04301513, 04301514, 04301515, 04301516, 06251504, 06291506, 06291507, 06291508, 06291509, 06291510, 06291511, 07081301, 07201503, 07201504, 07201505, 07201506, 08191309, 08251402, 08251403, 09231504, 09251502, 09281510, 10071307, 10071308, 10141504, 10141505, 10261507, 10261508, 11061405, 11061406, 11061407, 11061408, 11121513, 11121517, 11121520, 11121524, 12151512, 12151518, 12151522 and 12301314
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • Descripción del producto
    AccuLIF PL 6-9mm x 11mm x 27mm x 8 Cage, Rx only, Sterile R, Legal The AccuLIF PL Cages are indicated for intervertebral body fusion with autograft and/or allogeneic bone graft comprised of cancellous and/or corticocancellous bone graft when the subject device is used as an adjunct to fusion in patients with degenerative disc disease (DDD) at one level or two contiguous levels from L2 to S1. DDD is defined as back pain of discogenic origin with degeneration of the disc confirmed by history and radiographic studies. Additionally, the AccuLIF PL Cages can be used as in adjunct to fusion in patients diagnosed with degenerative scoliosis. The AccuLIF Pl Cages are always to be used with supplemental internal spinal fixation. Additionally, the AccuLIF PL Cages are to be used with autograft and/or allogeneic bone graft comprised of cancellous and/or corticocancellous bone graft when the subject device is used as an adjunct to fusion.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Howmedica Osteonics Corp., 2 Pearl Ct, Allendale NJ 07401-1611
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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