Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Versatex Monofilament Mesh 50 x 50 cm

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 Sofradim Production.

¿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
    Mesh, surgical, polymeric - Product Code FTL
  • Causa
    There have been patient reports of abdominal hernia recurrence following hernia repair. the recalling firm has added a statement to the device's instructions for use to make surgeons aware of risks in using the device in transversus abdominis muscle release (tar) procedures.
  • Acción
    All consignees were notified via Federal Express or certified mail on February 23, 2018. Customers were advised of the added warning on the product labeling. Customers were requested to acknowledge receipt and understanding of the Urgent Field Corrective Action Notice. Customers with questions were directed to contact their Medtronic Representative, or Customer Service at 800-962-9888, option 2.


  • Modelo / Serial
    UDI - 10884521532298  Lots SPC1091X SPJ0706X SPJ1016X SQA0990X SQI0302X SQJ0443X SQK0319X SRA2188X SRI0548X
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) Distribution to the states of: CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA and WI, and to the countries of : Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Russian Federation, Spain, Switzerland, and UK.
  • Descripción del producto
    Versatex Monofilament Mesh 50 x 50cm, Product No. VTX5050M || The device is made out of a macroporous three-dimensional monofilament polyester textile. Its intended use is for the repair of abdominal wall hernias or other fascial deficiencies that require the addition of a reinforcing material.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Sofradim Production, 116 avenue de Formans, Trevoux France
  • 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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