Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Superior Approach Resection Guide Assembly

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 Biomet, 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
  • 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
    prosthesis, shoulder, semi-constrained, metal/polymer + additive, cemented - Product Code PAO
  • Causa
    Biomet has initiated this action following an investigation which identified that the slot on the resection guide is offset in the wrong direction. when the slot on the resection guide is offset in the wrong direction, the steinman pin that is intended to hold the guide into place may not come into contact with the bone.
  • Acción
    On 5/15/2013 an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL notification was sent to all consignees detailing to immediately locate and discontinue use of the product and return to Biomet. The following actions are REQUIRED: -Immediately locate and remove the identified device(s) listed below from circulation . -Carefully follow the instructions on the enclosed "FAX Back Response Form" . -Fax a copy of the Response Form to 574-372-1683 prior to return of product. -Use priority carrier for your shipment. - If you have further distributed this product. you MUST notify hospital personnel of this action via the enclosed "Dear O.R. Manager" notice. This letter MUST be given to hospital personnel responsible for receiving recall notices.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog number: 010001814 and lot numbers: 318520 and 644720.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the states of UT, TX, AL, KY, and WI, and the countries of Australia, The Netherlands, Korea, and Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    Superior Approach Resection Guide Assembly. || Indicated for primary, fracture, or revision total shoulder replacement for the relief of pain.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-6989
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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