Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Telluride Percutaneous Rod Inserter Long

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 Spine, LLC.

¿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
    Orthosis, spinal pedicle fixation, for degenerative disc disease - Product Code NKB
  • Causa
    The telluride percutaneous rod inserter long does not contain a feature that locks the rod in place during use. there is a potential for the rod to disengage from the inserter during insertion, and could lead to harm to the patient.
  • Acción
    Consignees were informally contacted 12/16/2011 of units in the field requesting retrieval. All units were in Lanx's (Biomet's) possession at the time of the recall initiation on 12/19/2011.


  • Modelo / Serial
    LOT Numbers: L561968 and L570545 Product Code: 7703-1600
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distributed to TX, OH, NE and NY.
  • Descripción del producto
    Telluride Percutaneous Rod Inserter Long, Model #7706-1904. The Inserter is a reusable device provided within an aluminum sterilization case along with other orthopedic manual surgical instruments. The case consists of three trays of instruments, and the middle tray contains a quantity of two Inserters. || The Inserter is for use as part of a Telluride System pedicle screw procedure.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet Spine, LLC, 310 Interlocken Pkwy Ste 120, Broomfield CO 80021-3464
  • 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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