Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de GEMINI Big Bore PET & XRay CT scanning 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 Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc.

¿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
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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, tomography, computed, emission - Product Code KPS
  • Causa
    Software anomaly. philips determined that the tumorloc software program for the referenced pet/ct x-ray scanning systems has the capability to generate intensity projection data sets from respiratory gated data. a circumstance was identified by the firm whereby these generated datasets are 'flipped' and incorrectly labeled left-to-right when the are saved to disk. if the flipped intensity project.
  • Acción
    Philips Medical issued an URGENT - Medical Device Correction letter to their customers concerning the Tumor LOC IPD issue on October 25, 2012. The letter informs the customer of the nature of this software problem and names the Brilliance and GEMINI scanning systems affected by this issue. The letter goes on to describe the hazard inherent to this software issue and provides 'Workaround procedures which the customers can use in order to help mitigate the effects of this problem. Customers with questions should contact their Customers Care Solutions Center at 1-800-722-9377, option 5. For questions regarding this recall call 1-800-722-9377.


  • Modelo / Serial
    The affected GEMINI Big Bore system is identified with the following Serial Numbers: 9004, 9005, 9006, 9008 ,9009, 9010, 9011, 9012, 9013, 9014, 9014, 9016, 9017, 9018, 9019, 9020, 9021, 9022, 9023, 9201, 9202, 9203, 9204, 9205, 9205, 9206, 9207, 9208, 9209, 9210, 9213, 9214, 9215, 9216, 9217, 9218, 9219, 9220, and 9221.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including AK, AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, OA MA, MD MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, D, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, and WV; Internationally to Canada and other countries..
  • Descripción del producto
    Philips Medical Systems, GEMINI TF Big Bore, Model #882476, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and X-Ray Computed Tomography (CT) scanning system, a diagnostic imaging systems for fixed or mobile installations that combines Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) systems.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc, 595 Miner Rd, Cleveland OH 44143-2131
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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