Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Synthes Radial Head Prosthesis: Trial Radial Head

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
  • 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, elbow, hemi-, radial, polymer - Product Code KWI
  • Causa
    The trial head may come loose from the implant stem during manipulation of the arm during surgery. to date, no adverse events have been reported related to this issue and this recall is not being initiated as a result of adverse events.
  • Acción
    Synthes sent an Urgent Notice: Medical Device Recall letter dated February 22, 2013, to all affected consignees. The letter requested consignees examine their inventory, remove them from use and return them to Synthes. Customers were asked to complete the attached Verification Section at the end of the letter indicating whether or not they have any of the affected product. For questions customers were instructed to call 610-719-5450 or email For questions regarding this recall call 610-719-5000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All Lots of Part Numbers: 03.402.018, 03.402.020, 03.402.022, 03.402.024, 03.402.026, 03.402.028, 03.402.218, 03.402.220, 03.402.222, 03.402.224, 03.402.226, 03.402.228, 03.402.418, 03.402.420, 03.402.422, 03.402.424, 03.402.426, 03.402.428, 03.402.618, 03.402.620, 03.402.622, 03.402.624, 03.402.626, and 03.402.628.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution: USA including states of: IL, IN, MA, MI, MO, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, WA and WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    Synthes Radial Head Prosthesis: Trial Radial Head || Elbow joint prosthesis: Synthes Radial Head Prosthesis System is a two-piece modular system comprised of titanium alloy stem and cobalt chrome components with an integral screw and side-loading application to allow in-situ assembly.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Synthes USA HQ, Inc., 1302 Wrights Ln E, West Chester PA 19380-3417
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source