Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Trochanteric Fixation Nail Advanced 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 Synthes (USA) Products 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
    Rod, fixation, intramedullary and accessories - Product Code HSB
  • Causa
    Tfna nails may have the locking mechanism too close to the top of the nail. this may 1. prevent the cannulated connecting screw from fully tightening the insertion handle to the nail resulting in a loose or toggling nail in the handle. or 2. cause the bottom of the cannulated connecting screw to tighten against the top of the locking mechanism preventing advancement of the locking mechanism.
  • Acción
    The firm, DePuy Synthes, sent an "URGENT NOTICE:MEDICAL DEVICE FIELD SAFETY NOTIFICATION" letter dated 11/2/2015 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to do the following: Review the instructions listed in this notification; forward this notice to anyone in your customer's facility that needs to be informed; complete the attached Verification Section and send a copy of the completed Verification Section by: Fax: (866) 629-6186 or Scan/email:, if the Verification Form is answered on behalf of more than one facility and/or individual, please clearly indicate the name and address of the facility and/or individual, and maintain a copy of this notice. If you have any questions, please call (610)719-5450.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part Number Lot Number 04.037.162S 7950511
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Distribution to states of: CA, FL, MI and WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    Trochanteric Fixation Nail- Advanced System-11MM/130 DEG TI CANN TFNA 420MM/Right Sterile (The TFN-ADVANCED Proximal Femoral Nailing System) The TFN-ADVANCED Proximal Femoral Nailing System is intended for treatment of fractures. Intramedullary fixation rod, orthopedic.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Synthes (USA) Products LLC, 1301 Goshen Pkwy, West Chester PA 19380-5986
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source