Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall VisualICE Cryoablation 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 Galil Medical, 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
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Unit, cryosurgical, accessories - Product Code GEH
  • Causa
    Galil medical is recalling a number of visual ice cryoablation systems because the gas regulators may fail to regulate the gas pressure, rendering the devices inoperable.
  • Acción
    Galil Medical sent a "Voluntary Medical Device Field Correction" letter dated July 20, 2012, via UPS to all affected customers. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. The letter states that a Galil Field Service team will be contacting customers to schedule a service visit the week of July 23rd. Customers were instructed to forward and communicate this field correction notice and instructions to individuals in their organization and/or to other organizations affected by this action. For questions call Galil Medical Customer Service.


  • Modelo / Serial
    VL0004 VL0014 VL0015 VL0016
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US nationwide including the state of MN and the countries of United Kingdom and Netherlands
  • Descripción del producto
    Visual-ICE¿ Cryoablation System, Model FPRCH 6000 || Product Usage: The Galil Medical Visual-ICE Cryoablation System is intended for cryoablative destruction of tissue during minimally invasive procedures; various Galil Medical accessory products are required to perform these procedures. The Visual-ICE System is indicated for use as a cryosurgical tool in the fields of general surgery, dermatology, neurology (including cryoanalgesia), thoracic surgery, ENT, gynecology, oncology, proctology, and urology. This system is designed to destroy tissue (including prostate and kidney tissue, liver metastases, tumors, skin lesions, and warts) by the application of extremely cold temperatures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Galil Medical, Inc., 4364 Round Lake Rd W, Arden Hills MN 55112
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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