Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de GE Healthcare Discovery IGS 740

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.

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
    Interventional fluoroscopic x-ray system - Product Code OWB
  • Causa
    Loss of imaging - affected devices may experience a loss of real-time interventional imaging and/or gantry motion due to the electromagnetic (em) sensitivity of the grid detection mechanism.
  • Acción
    Consignees were sent on 9/4/2014 a GE Healthcare "Urgent Medical Device Correction" letter GEHC Ref#12218 dated September 4, 2014. The letter was addressed to Director of Biomedical Engineering, Director of Radiology and Chief of Cardiology. The letter described the Safety Issue, Safety Instructions, Affected Product Details, Product Correction, and Contact Information. Customers are to perform a system functional check as instructed in the letter. If the check fails, they should contact their local GE Healthcare Service Representative. GE Healthcare will correct all systems at no cost to the customer, and a representative will contact customers to arrange for the correction. For questions they can call US 800-437-1171. For other countries they can call their local GE Healthcare Service Representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Mfg Lot or Serial # System ID 00000646778BU1 190020RX26
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- US, including the states of CA, CO, FL, MO, PA; and, the countries of BELGIUM, CHINA, COLOMBIA, FRANCE, GREECE, MEXICO, and RUSSIA.
  • Descripción del producto
    Discovery IGS 740 || Indicated for use for patients from newborn to geriatric in generating fluoroscopic and rotational images of human anatomy for cardiovascular, vascular and non-vascular, diagnostic and interventional procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE Healthcare, LLC, 3000 N Grandview Blvd, Waukesha WI 53188-1615
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source