Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Zodiac Pedicle Screw 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 Alphatec 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
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  • Estado del evento
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  • Fecha de finalización del evento
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  • 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
    The recall was initiated because alphatec spine confirmed that the ti standard polyaxial screw assembly was laser marked with the incorrect length of 45 mm.
  • Acción
    Alphatec Spine distributors who received the TI Standard Polyaxial Screw Assembly were contacted by phone and by email on December 9, 2010. A phone script was used as a recall notification to contact their three distributors who received the recalled products. The recall notification informed the customers of the problem identified and the action to be taken. Customers were informed that they will receive replacements within 2-3 days. Customers with questions were instructed to call (800) 922-1356. For questions regarding this recall call 760-431-9286.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot # 634745
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including TN, WI, and FL.
  • Descripción del producto
    TI Standard Polyaxial Screw Assembly 6.5MM x 55MM. Part # 62065-55. || Subsequent Product Codes: MNH, MNI. || The Zodiac Polyaxial Pedicle Screw System is intended for use as a posterior spinal fixation device to aid in the surgical correction of various spinal deformities and pathologies in the thoraco-lumbo-sacral portion of the spine. It intended to provide stabilization during the development of fusion utilizing a bone graft. Specific indications for the Zodiac Polyaxial Pedicle Screw System are dependent in part on the configuration of the assembled device and the method of attachment to the spine.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Alphatec Spine, Inc., 5818 El Camino Real, Carlsbad CA 92008-8816
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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