Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Toshiba UltraShort Magnetic Resonance Imaging System

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 Toshiba American Medical Systems 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
    System, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging - Product Code LNH
  • Causa
    The firm recalled due to a potentail problem with the position of the hold in the lug teminals on the power cables connected to the terminal blocks on the gradient coil.
  • Acción
    Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc, sent a Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated February 21, 2012, via USPS return receipt mail to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed if you subsequently find that images are abnormally noisy compared to images acquired under the same conditions in the system before this modification was performed, contact your Toshiba Service Representative. Please share this information with all users and reviewing radiologist as well as clinical engineering or biomedical group at your facility. Please complete and return the attached form and fax it to the toll free number at the top of the form. This form can also be sent via email Contact information was also provided (800) 421-1968 or contact your local Toshiba Representative at (800) 521-1968.


  • Modelo / Serial
    MRT-1503/P5-Vantage MRI System.  Serial Codes: P5A0632002, P5B06Y2005, P5B0712006, P3F11Z2143.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US (nationwide) distribution including the states of Ohio and Texas.
  • Descripción del producto
    Toshiba Ultra-Short Magnetic Resonance Imaging System, EXCELART Vantage. MRT-1503/P5-Vantage MRI System. || MR imaging.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Toshiba American Medical Systems Inc, 2441 Michelle Dr, P.O. Box 2068, Tustin CA 92780-7047
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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