Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de GE LightSpeed VCT

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.

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  • Tipo de evento
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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  • 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, tomography, computed - Product Code JAK
  • Causa
    Ge has become aware of a potential set of circumstances that could cause x-ray continuation during an unexpected table stop on certain lightspeed vct and brightspeed systems.
  • Acción
    An Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated September 2, 2010 was sent to consignees beginning September 3, 2010. This letter addressed the LightSpeed VCT systems. Another Urgent Medical Device Correction letter, dated September 24, 2010 was sent September 24, 2010 for the BrightSpeed Systems. The letters described the issue and provided safety instructions for the health care provider to be aware if the table should stop unexpectedly and the x-ray remains on to manually stop the scan until the devices software is upgraded. If you have any questions, please contact the US (800) 437-1171, Japan 0120-055-919, Korea 1544-6119, Australia/New Zealand 800 659 465, China 800-810-8188; for other countries, please contact your local GE Healthcare Services Representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model 5212920-300, serial numbers: 00000021775YC2. 00000408285CN5. 00000409136CN9. 00000412029CN1. 00000412391CN5. 00000414803CN7. 00000415599CN0. 00000416813CN4. 00000417885CN1.   Model 5212920-310, serial numbers: 00000416740CN9. 00000417311CN8. 00000417519CN6. 00000417884CN4. 00000417886CN9. 00000417916CN4. 00000417917CN2. 00000417918CN0. 00000417919CN8. 00000417925CN5. 00000417926CN3. 00000417989CN1. 00000417990CN9. 00000418000CN6. 00000418055CN0. 00000418056CN8. 00000418057CN6. 00000418058CN4. 00000418059CN2. 00000418060CN0. 00000418062CN6. 00000418063CN4. 00000418064CN2. 00000418065CN9. 00000418126CN9. 00000418141CN8. 00000418142CN6. 00000418179CN8. 00000418218CN4. 00000418219CN2. 00000418220CN0. 00000418221CN8. 00000418222CN6. 00000418246CN5. 00000418260CN6. 00000418261CN4. 00000418266CN3. 00000418272CN1. 00000418293CN7. 00000418296CN0. 00000418337CN2. 00000418355CN4. 00000418365CN3. 00000418400CN8. 00000418404CN0. 00000418467CN7. 00000418541CN9. 00000418542CN7. 00000418581CN5. 00000418586CN4. 00000418604CN5. 00000418706CN8. 00000418717CN5. 00000418789CN4. 00000418790CN2. 00000418793CN6.   Model 5311595-10, serial numbers: 00000031546CO5. 00000031835CO2. 00000031838CO6.
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA including states of: MI, NM, OH, TX, and Puerto Rico and countries including: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Islamic Republic of Iran, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Viet Nam.
  • Descripción del producto
    GE LightSpeed VCT Scanner System, models 5212920-300, 5212920-310, 5311595-10. Composed of a gantry, patient table, operator console, computer, and PDU and includes image acquisition hardware, image acquisition and reconstruction software, associated accessories and connections/interfaces to accessories. GE Healthcare, 3000 North Grandview, Waukesha, WI 53188 USA. || Is intended to produce cross-sectional images of the body by computer reconstruction of x-ray transmission data taken at different angles and planes, including Axial, Cine, Helical (Volumetric), Cardiac, and Gated acquisitions.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE Healthcare, LLC, 3000 N Grandview Blvd, Waukesha WI 53188-1615
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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