Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Versaport Bladeless Optical Trocar With Fixation Cannula 5mm

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 Covidien LP.

¿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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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Laparoscope, general & plastic surgery - Product Code GCJ
  • Causa
    Seals may disengage from the cannula which may result in a component inadvertently disengaging into the patients cavity.
  • Acción
    Covidien sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated May 6, 2013,via federal express to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to discontinue use of the product and return all inventory to Covidien Surgical Solutions, 195 McDermott Road, North Haven, CT 06473. Customers were requested to return completed Response Form. Customers with questions were instructed to contact their Covidien representative or Covidien Customer Service, Monday through Friday, Sam - 6:30pm ET, at (800) 962-9888, option 1, and then option 2. For questions regarding this recall call 203-492-8165.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Numbers: N2H0353X through N3D0033X Note: The specific lot numbers listed below are not affected by this recall and are acceptable for use: N2H0045X,N2H0166X,N2H0286X, N2H0357X,N2 H051 6UX
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and internationally to the following countries: Canada Austria Bahrain Benoni Centurion Chatsworth Czech Republic Denmark Egypt Finland France Germany Ireland Israel Italy Japan Kuwait Netherlands Norway Portugal QATAR Saudi Arabia Serbia Singapore South Africa Spain OMAN Sweden Switzerland UAE United Kingdom Venezuela
  • Descripción del producto
    Versaport Bladeless Optical Trocar With Fixation Cannula - 5mm || Product Code: ONB5STF || The Versaport" Bladeless Optical 5mm trocars are intended for use in a variety of gynecologic, general, thoracic and urologic endoscopic procedures to create and maintain a port of entry.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Covidien LP, 60 Middletown Ave, North Haven CT 06473-3908
  • 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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