Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Ventak PRIZM 2 DR ICD

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 Guidant Corporation.

¿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 1
  • 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
    Programmer, Pacemaker - Product Code KRG
  • Causa
    Laboratory analysis of returned devices revealed that deterioration in a wire insulator within the lead connector block, in conjuction with other factors, resulted in an electrical short. the short caused diversion of shock therapy energy away from the heart and into device circuitry.
  • Acción
    Dear Doctor letter, dated 05/23/05, was sent to doctors 05/23/05 making them aware of 26 random component failures including one death. Doctors were advised to continue normal monitoring of all patients as indicated in device labeling. Press Release was also issued 05/25/05. Another Dear Doctor letter was dated and issued on 06/17/05. This letter provided updated information to the 05/23/05 letter. The letter gave some indications of device failure and recommendations for normal patient monitoring on routine follow-up visits. Another press release was also issued on 06/17/05.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Serial number range 118626 - 243772 includes ICDs manufactured prior to November 13, 2002. This range includes all affected devices but may include some unaffected devices.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide. Including United States and countries such as: Arab Emirates, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Polynesia, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela
  • Descripción del producto
    Ventak PRIZM 2 DR, model 1861 Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (AICD), Dual Chamber, Sterilized with gaseous ethylene oxide. Guidant Corporation, Cardiac Rhythm Management, 4100 Hamline Avenue North, St. Paul, MN 55112-5798 USA. VENTAK PRIZM 2 ICDs are designed to detect and terminate ventricular tachycardia (VT) and ventricular fibrillation (VF) and provide bradycardia therapy.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Guidant Corporation, 4100 Hamline Ave N, Saint Paul MN 55112-5700
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