Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Varian brand Eclipse Treatment Planning 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 Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Oncology Systems.

¿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,planning,radiation therapy treatment - Product Code MUJ
  • Causa
    An anomaly has been identified with the eclipse treatment planning system when planning for the siemens multileaf collimator (mlc) where a virtual jaw can be positioned inside the mlc aperture and then used as the beam limiting device for the dose calculation. this will result in an incorrect dose distribution within eclipse.
  • Acción
    Varian Medical Systems sent a Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated December 12, 2011, to all affected customers. ***12-12-12, AMENDED INFO ***: An additional letter was sent to consignees on 11/5/12 that Varian identified as also being affected by the recall.*** The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to pay careful attention to any warnings displayed regarding the Virtual Collimator Jaws when the plan is calculated. If the warning indicates that the Virtual Collimator Jaws are inside the MLC aperture, do not proceed with the calculation. Varian is continuing to evaluate possible technical solutions for this issue. Special Instructions for customers outside the USA and Canada: In order to satisfy regulatory requirements, we request that you complete the attached Proof of Notification or Receipt Verification Card once you have read this document and return it to Varian Medical Systems. "We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience and thank you in advance for your cooperation." Please call for USA and Canada: 1.888.VARIAN5 (888.827.4265) Europe: +41 41 749 8844.


  • Modelo / Serial
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Class II Recall - Worldwide Distribution -- USA (nationwide) including the countries of Canada and Europe.
  • Descripción del producto
    Varian brand Eclipse Treatment Planning System, 7.3, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.6, 8.9, 10.0; Model Number: H48; || Reference/FSCA Identifier: CP-07007, Product is manufactured and distributed by Varian Medical Systems Inc., Palo Alto, CA || The Eclipse Treatment Planning System (Eclipse TPS) is used to plan radiotherapy treatments for patients with malignant or benign diseases. Eclipse TPS is used to plan external beam irradiation with photon, electron and proton beams, as well as for internal irradiation (brachytherapy) treatments. In addition, the Eclipse Proton Eye algorithim is specifically indicated for planning proton treatment of neoplasms of the eye.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Oncology Systems, 911 Hansen Way, Palo Alto CA 94304-1028
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source