Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Essenta DR Xray 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 Philips Medical Systems North America Co. Phillips.

¿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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación 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
    system, x-ray, stationary - Product Code KPR
  • Causa
    When a patient is selected in the patient list and examination tab pressed with background query running at the same time, the wrong patient may be selected.
  • Acción
    Philip Medical System sent an "URGENT-Device Correction" letter dated August 13, 2008 to their customers. The letter describes the recalled product as Essenta DR Patient and Image Data Software (SW) release 1.0. The firm informs the customers that when patient is selected in patient list and examination tab pressed with background query running at the same time, there is a risk that the wrong patient is selected on the Essenta DR Computed Radiography System. Customers are advised to verify the selected patient's information before releasing an exposure while the firm works on upgrading the Software. All affected units will receive a software upgrade to correct the issue. Customers should contact Philips Customer Care Service at 800-772-9377, #5, #4, #1 and reference FCO 712000031 for any questions or support concerning the recall.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Devices were identified as SITE numbers:  553491, 554498, 554944, 553270, 554358, 556089, 556275, 555457, 556080, 557203, 41446107, 41446304, 41443692, 41446097, 41445359, 41445529, 41585399, 41586528, 41796147, 41958550, 42252302, 42616819, and 42865052.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide distribution: CA, GA, FL, KS, MN, NY, OH, OR, SC, TN, TX, UT, and WA.
  • Descripción del producto
    Essenta DR is a digital multifunctional X-ray systems, suitable for all routine radiographic exams, including specialist areas like trauma or pediatric work, excluding mammography. || It is designed for radiographic examination of the standing or seated patient or the recumbent patient in combination with a mobile X-ray table (trolley). || The intended use is from direct digital imaging using the built in flat panel detector and in addition for free exposures on radiographic cassettes.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Philips Medical Systems North America Co. Phillips, 22100 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell WA 98021-8431
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