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 Integra LifeSciences 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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  • 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
    Spinal vertebral body replacement device - Product Code MQP
  • Causa
    Certain theken spine vertebral body replacement systems were distributed (i) without certain components (spacers and set screws) that are necessary for their use as vertebral body replacements, and (ii) with a component (insertion tool) that is not relevant to the devices' intended use.
  • Acción
    The firm, Integra Spine, sent an "URGENT: RECALL NOTIFICATION" letter dated January 18, 2011, to their customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to review their current inventory and return all remaining kits; complete and return the RECALL ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND RETURN FORM via fax to: 877-558-6227 or email:, and contact Integra Spine Customer Service at 866-942-8698 regarding availability of suitable replacement products. Integra Spine will be taking immediate action to restore your inventory and ensure minimal impact on availability for surgical procedures. Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact me at 609-936-2495 or email at


  • Modelo / Serial
    Vu C POD VBR Kit Identification: 11-001 thru 11-123, 11-026 thru 11-032, 11-034 thru 11-042, 11-044, thru11-048, 11-051 thru 11-058, 11-060, 11-061, 11-062, 11-066 thru 11-072, 11-074 thru 11-087, & 11-102. Ti C POD VBR Kit Identification number: 04-017. Ti L POD VBR Kit Identification numbers: 05-004, 05-006, 05-008, 05-017, 05-023, 05-101, 05-103, 05-107, 05-108, 05-109, 05-112, 05-113, 05-115, 05-123 & 05-124.
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide distribution: USA including states of: AL, AZ, CA, FL, ID, IL, MD, MI, NH, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, TX, UT and WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    Theken L"POD" Titanium Vertebral Body Replacement System, Vu c"POD" PEEK-Optima¿ Vertebral Body Replacement System, c"POD" Titanium Vertebral Body Replacement System || The Theken CPOD / LPOD VBR is indicated for use in the thoracolumbar spine (T1 -L5) to replace a collapsed, damaged, or unstable vertebral body due to tumor or trauma (e.g., fracture). The Theken CPOD / LPOD VBR is designed to restore the biomechanical integrity of the anterior, middle, and posterior spinal column even in the absences of fusion for a prolonged period. Bone graft material is recommended to be packed into the interior openings of the device prior to implantation.The Theken Vu C POD VBR System is indicated for use in the thoracolumbar spine (T1 -L5) to replace a collapsed, damaged, or unstable vertebral body due to tumor or trauma (e.g., fracture).
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