Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de GE Healthcare Centricity Universal Viewer Version

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.

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
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  • 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
    Inaccurate distance measurements with magnified projection x-ray images.
  • Acción
    An URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION letter was sent to all medical users on 9/28/2015 regarding Centricity PACS-IW with Universal Viewer and Centricity Universal Viewer- Inaccurate distance measurements with magnified projection X-ray images. GE Healthcare explains that for all projection X-rays, GE Healthcare recommends that the user perform the necessary measurements on the standard contact images, and not rely on measurements made on the magnified views unless the measurements have been independently verified for each X-Ray machine installed or manually calibrated using a radio-opaque fiducial of a known size. Attention should be given to prior cases acquired before the application of the safety instructions given in this communication as they may be affected by the safety issue. GE Healthcare will correct all affected systems by providing a software update at no cost to the customer. GE Healthcare advises customers if they have any questions or concerns regarding the notification, to please contact GE Healthcare Service at 1-800-437-1171 or their local Service Representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-US (nationwide) including the states of AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, NJ, NY, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI and WV, and the countries of Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Ecuador, France, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Malta, Malaysia, Namibia, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Venezuela.
  • Descripción del producto
    The Centricity Universal Viewer Version is a device that displays medical images (including mammograms) and data from various imaging sources. Images and data can be viewed, communicated, processed and displayed within the system or across computer networks at distributed locations. Typical users of this system are trained professionals, including but not limited to radiologists, physicians, nurses, medical technicians, and assistants.
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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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