Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Virage OCT Spinal Fixation 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 Zimmer Spine, Inc..

¿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
  • 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
    Appliance, fixation, spinal interlaminal - Product Code KWP
  • Causa
    Zimmer biomet spine is initiating a medical device correction regarding the virage oct spinal fixation system by providing additional guidance in the virage oct surgical technique manual.
  • Acción
    Distributors, Hospital Risk Managers and Surgeons were notified via an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter beginning 2/3/2016. The letter identified affected product, described the issue and listed their responsibilities. A Certificate of Acknowledgement form was asked to be returned to Zimmer Biomet via email to Questions or concerns can be directed to Customer Service at 1-866-774-6368


  • Modelo / Serial
    Surgical Technique Manual L1637 Rev B (2014-06)
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distributed US (nationwide) and in the countries of Australia and Germany.
  • Descripción del producto
    Virage OCT Spinal Fixation System. Intended to promote fusion of the Occipital-Cervical-Thoracic spine (Occiput-T3).
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Spine, Inc., 7375 Bush Lake Rd, Minneapolis MN 55439-2027
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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