Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Zimmer Biomet Spine

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 Trabecular Metal Technology, 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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 3
  • 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
    Intervertebral fusion device with bone graft, lumbar - Product Code MAX
  • Causa
    This field action is being initiated following the firm's discovery of a procedural error in the approval of literature resulting in the undo release of certain content. information was disseminated to distributors and sales representatives during the 2016 national sales meeting held february 17-21, 2016.
  • Acción
    Zimmer Biomet sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction Notice dated July 7, 2016, to all consignees on the list requiring them to destroy all literature and notify Zimmer Biomet of others who they have disseminated the material further. Retraining the sales force on the use of the TM Ardis. The details of the strategy are contained within the Draft Recall Strategy attached to the email transmitting this report. For further questions, please call (973) 576-0032.


  • Modelo / Serial
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    The TM Ardis Interbody System implant is a convex, straight TLIF or PLIF device for interbody fusion of the anterior column of the spine. TM Ardis is designed for fusing the adjacent bony surfaces and may be used to replace a disc at one or two contiguous levels in L2-S1. The superior and inferior surfaces of the device are textured to provide increased stability and convex to conform to the vertebral endplates. The device also has two slots on the posterior end to mate with the insertion instrument. The TM Ardis device is wholly comprised of Trabecular Metal Porous Tantalum. Surgical instrumentation for use with the proposed system will be fabricated from surgical grade stainless steel and other applicable materials.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Trabecular Metal Technology, Inc., 10 Pomeroy Rd, Parsippany NJ 07054-3722
  • 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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