Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Triathlon Revision Knee

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 Howmedica Osteonics 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.

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
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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, knee, patello/femorotibial, semi-constrained, uncemented, porous, coated, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code MBH
  • Causa
    Firm became aware that the specific product/lot combinations referenced above may contain the incorrect size implant from what is labeled on the box.
  • Acción
    Branches/Agencies notified by email on 01/16/2018 and were asked to quarantine affected devices. Notification letters and product accountability forms were sent via UPS (with return receipt) on 01/15/2018. Customer notifications were updated and sent to consignees on 03/16/2018 as the technical and medical assessments associated with the issue were completed and additional information related to potential hazards and harms were identified.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog 5521-B-300, lot code ATV7IA Catalog 5521-B-400, lot code ATY40A
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Affected products were sent to three medical facilities. Affected product will be returned to the manufacturer for disposition.
  • Descripción del producto
    Knee Prosthesis, Sterile, Single-Use devices || Product Usage: || The knee system devices are intended for use in revision total knee arthroplasty to alleviate pain and restore function
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Howmedica Osteonics Corp., 325 Corporate Dr, Mahwah NJ 07430-2006
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source