Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Touch N Go pointer

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 Medtronic Navigation, 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
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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
    Neurological stereotaxic Instrument - Product Code HAW
  • Causa
    Medtronic navigation, inc. announces a voluntary field action for the axiem touch n go pointer probe because the patient registration accuracy may compromise navigation accuracy when using the stealthstation¿ system with touch n go pointer probes for patient registration.
  • Acción
    The firm, Medtronic, sent an "URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter on 12/12/16 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to examine inventory for any affected products, quarantine them for return to Medtronic; complete and return the CUSTOMER RESPONSE FORM by email at or fax to Medtronic Technical Services at 651-367-7075 (even if you do not have affected product); and contact Medtronic Technical Services at 1-800-595-9709 to get a return material authorization (RMA) and arrange for their return and no charge replacements. If you have any questions regarding this communication, please contact Medtronic Technical Services at (800) 595-9709.


  • Modelo / Serial
    lot number 150626B
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Nationwide Distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    AxIEM Touch N Go Pointer Probe. Model Number: 9735318. Placed in a 30mil PETG tray sealed with a Tyvek lid and then placed in a shelf carton.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Navigation, Inc., 826 Coal Creek Cir, Louisville CO 80027-9710
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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