Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Discovery NM/CT 570 c

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 GE Healthcare, LLC.

¿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 2
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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
    System, tomography, computed, emission - Product Code KPS
  • Causa
    Ge healthcare has recently become aware of an incident where the wrong part of the patient body was scanned during a ct standalone exam with the discovery nm/ct 570c.
  • Acción
    GE Healthcare will remedy the issue or bring the product into compliance with each applicable Federal standard. GE Healthcare has provided field modification instructions (FMI) to update software for the Discovery NM/CT570c hybrid system. The software update will correct the incorrect positioning of the table not prescribed by the operator. The FMI includes: A software upgrade with foreign language support to be installed in the affected models listed above, Labels (FMI label and packing label), Software upgrade workflow procedure with functional verification for all modes of operation, and Certification Report, Postponement of Medical Device Correction, Rejection of Medical Device Correction, or Refusal and/or Location Unknown Documentation. For further questions please call (262) 513-4122.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part numbers H3000SA UFC Cardiac SPECT System, H3001JA UFC Gantry, H3001JE UFC VCT Connecting Kit, H3001JF DISCOVERY NMV/CT 570C Connecting Kit.
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Distribution in the state of CT.
  • Descripción del producto
    The Discovery NM/CT 570c CT Standalone Scan || The Discovery NM/CT 570c hybrid system is a combination of a cardiac dedicated nuclear imaging subsystem and LightSpeed GE CT subsystem. This system is intended for cardiac Nuclear Medicine (NM) diagnostic imaging applications, head and body CT diagnostic imaging applications, as well as attenuation correction and anatomical localization. The Discovery product is a SPECT-CT system. It consists of two back-to-back gantries, the NM Gantry, carrying solid state Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) detectors, the CT Gantry, a single patient table, power distribution unit (PDU), NMV integrated power supply (IPS) , two operator consoles with two acquisition systems (Nuclear and CT), interconnecting cables and associated accessories (ECG gating, etc.).
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE Healthcare, LLC, 3000 N Grandview Blvd, Waukesha WI 53188-1615
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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