Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de GE MR Systems

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
    Monitor, patient position, light-beam - Product Code IWE
  • Causa
    Ge healthcare has become aware of missing labels on the alignment lasers.
  • Acción
    GE Healthcare will execute a field action in which GE Healthcare Field Engineers will perform an inspection of all suspect MR systems. Any systems lacking any of the 3 laser warning labels will be remediated by applying the missing labels). We expect this field action will be completed by June 30, 2012. 1. Notification of all distributors and purchasers be made within 15 working days of receipt of this letter in the manner specified in 21 CFR 1003.21 and 1003.22. The FDA district office coordinator noted below is to be included in the notifications. 2. Corrections be made at no cost to the purchasers.


  • Modelo / Serial
    5147788-5, 5139394, and 5139394-2; 2199859 and 2202900-6; 5148810 and 5373011; 5148810-2 and 5373011-2; 5148810-3, 5148810, and 5373011.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    GE Healthcare Signa, Discovery and Optima. || Signa HDe 1.5T; Signa Infinity TwinSpeed MR System, 1.5T Infinity TwinSpeed, Signa Lx; Signa Infinity MR System with EXCITE Technology, Excite II, Signa Excite 1.5T Expert; Signat 3T Infinity with Excite; Signa 3.0T with EXCITE; Signa Excite 1.5T and Signa Excite 3T, Signa Excite HD, Signa HD 1.5T and Signa HD 3.0T; Signa HDx; Signa HDxt; Signa Vibrant; Signa HDi; Signa Horizon Cx aka MR/I; Discovery MR450; Discovery MR750; Optima MR450w; Signa Cvi, and Signa Nvi. || The Optima MR45Ow is a whole body magnetic resonance scanner designed to support high resolution and high signal-to-noise ratio images in short exam times. it is indicated for use as a diagnostic imaging device to produce axial, sagittal, coronal, and oblique anatomical images, spectroscopic data, parametric maps, or dynamic images of the structures or functions of the entire body. The indication for use includes, but is not limited to, head, neck, TMJ, spine, breast, heart, abdomen, pelvis, joints, prostate, blood vessels, and musculoskeletal regions of the body. Depending on the region of interest being imaged, contrast agents may be used. The images produced by the Optima MR450w reflect the spatial distribution or molecular environment of nuclei exhibiting magnetic resonance. These images and spectra, when interpreted by a trained physician yield information that may assist in diagnosis.
  • Manufacturer


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