Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de GE Healthcare Centricity PACS IW

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.

¿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
  • 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, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
  • Causa
    Images may be missing when a system parameter maproute is set to a value greater than 1.
  • Acción
    The firm, GE Healthcare, an "Urgent Medical Device Correction" by mail or hand delivered to all sites. The letter instructs the customer to ensure that all potential users in your facility are made aware of this safety notification and the recommended actions. Until GE Healthcare conducts remote inspection of the systems "MapRoute" parameter value. If the value is found to be greater than the recommended setting of 1, GE will reset this system parameter to a value of 1. The letter informs the user facilities not to make any changes to this parameter value. Additionally, until a product modification is available to correct this issue, the following actions are recommended. The firm is recommending user facilities to: 1. Utilize the image count within the QC process to alert the user of a discrepancy in the number of transmitted images from the modality to the number of images available in the PACS IW viewer. a. If a discrepancy is identified, attempt to retransmit the exam to PACS. b. If retransmission is unsuccessful, contact your GE Healthcare Service representative for assistance and instructions as to the impacted exam. Urgent cases impacted by this issue should be interpreted at the modality. 2. If DICOM storage commit is configured and in use, no commit notification is sent to the modality for images that were impacted by this issue. GE Healthcare will correct all affected systems by providing a software update at no cost to the user facilities. If the user facilities have questions, they are encouraged to communicate questions or concerns regarding this notification to GE Healthcare Service at 1-800-437-1171 or their local Service Representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    GE Centricity PACS-IW versions 3.5.0 through Sp2, 3.7.3 Spa10, and 4.0.1
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) including states of: AL AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, ON, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY, and Puerto Rico; and countries of: Argentina , Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Chile , China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan,Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Panam¿, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Venezuela, and Vietnam.
  • Descripción del producto
    Centricity PACS IW by GE Healthcare Dynamic Imaging Solutions is a device that receives medical images (including mammograms) and data from various imaging sources. Images and data can be stored, communicated, processed and displayed within the system or across computer networks at distributed locations.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE Healthcare, 540 W Northwest Hwy, Barrington IL 60010-3051
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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