Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Synthes Oracle Spacer System Slap Hammer, Part Number 03.809.690

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 Synthes USA HQ, 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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    This recall is being initiated in response to complaints received where it was reported that the proximal end of the slap hammer broke during use.
  • Acción
    SYNTHES sent an Urgent Notice Medical Device Recall letter dated January 11, 2013, to all affected consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the consignee. The letter requested consignees examine their inventory, remove the recalled product from use and return them to Synthes. Customers were also instructed to completed the attached Verification Section at the end of the letter indicating whether or not they had any of the affected product and the number of devices found. Customers with questions were instructed to call 610-719-5450 or email For questions regarding this recall call 610-719-5000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part number 03.809.690, Lot Number 6723847
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including CO, PA, TN, VA, TN, WA, and internationally to Czech Republic.
  • Descripción del producto
    Synthes Oracle Spacer System Slap Hammer, Part Number 03.809.690, Lot Number 3723847 || The Oracle Spacer is indicated for use in patients with degenerative disc disease (DDD) at one or two contiguous levels from L2 to S1 whose condition requires the use of interbody fusion combined with supplemental fixation. The Oracle Spacer is indicated as a vertebral body replacement device intended for use in the thoracolumbar spine (T1-L5) to replace a diseased vertebral body resected or excised during partial and total vertebrectomy procedures or the treatment of tumor or trauma (i.e., fracture), to achieve anterior decompression of the spinal cord and neural tissues, and to restore the height of the collapsed vertebral body. The Slap Hammer, 03.809.690, is a dual sided device with two separate attachment options. The Slap Hammer allows a user (surgeon) to remove a previously placed trial implants.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Synthes USA HQ, Inc., 1302 Wrights Ln E, West Chester PA 19380-3417
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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