Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Footswitch accessory

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 Integra LifeSciences Corp..

¿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
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Instrument, ultrasonic surgical - Product Code LFL
  • Causa
    A faulty footswitch may result in unintended ultrasonic fragmentation activation. there are two scenarios when the failure mode may occur: 1) ultrasonic fragmentation may be inadvertently activated at start-up or at the initial use once the footswitch is connected to the console and after the user primes the system, performs a handpiece test, and enters the main screen. 2) ultrasonic fragmentation may remain activated during surgical use once the foot pedal is disengaged slowly.
  • Acción
    Integra I sent an Urgent Voluntary Medical Device Removal Field Safety Notice letter dated September 26, 2017 to their customers. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to check the footswitch you received with your purchase of the CUSA Clarity Console, Catalog # C7000for the lot number on the back of the footswitch. Reference pictures are provided on the next page. Compare it to the affected footswitch lot numbers on the next page. If you do have an affected lot number, replace this footswitch with the one that has been provided to you by your sales representative. If you have not yet been provided with the replacement footswitch, please contact your sales representative as soon as possible for a replacement footswitch. 2.Complete the information on the form and either provide it to your sales representative or email or fax as indicated on the form. Keep a copy of the form for your records. For questions regarding the instructions contact SSS E&L; at or 888-419-0625 option 2.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot #1885744; Lot #1923802; Lot #1985221; Lot #2057996; Lot #2109587; Lot #2118507
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in 33 states: AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI in the countries of Greece, South Africa, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Sweden, Netherlands, and Dominican Republic.
  • Descripción del producto
    Footswitch accessory to the CUSA Clarity Ultrasonic Tissue Ablation System; Catalogue No: C7000 || Product Usage: || The footswitch is a component of the CUSA Clarity Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator System, which is indicated for use in surgical procedures where fragmentation, emulsification and aspiration of soft tissue is desirable. The CUSA Clarity Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator is indicated for use in: Neurosurgery, Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Gynecological Surgery and Thoracic Surgery and the following specific uses are cleared for use in the US only: Gastrointestinal and Affiliated Organ Surgery including removal of benign or malignant tumors or other unwanted tissue, including hepatic parenchyma, in open or laparoscopic procedures, hepatic resection, tumor resection, lobectomy or trisegmentectomy, or removal of tissue during liver allotransplantation and donor hepatectomy Urological surgery including removal of renal parenchyma during nephrectomy or partial nephrectomy General Surgery including removal of benign or malignant tumors or other unwanted soft tissue in open or minimally invasive general surgical procedures Laparoscopic Surgery including removal of hepatic parenchyma in laparoscopic hepatic resection, lobectomy or trisegmentectomy, in laparoscopic donor hepatectomy or laparoscopic cholecystectomy or laparoscopic pancreatic jejunostomy, or pancreatectomy, or laparoscopic appendectomy, laparoscopic colon resection or laparoscopic partial gastrectomy.
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