Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de GlideScope Video Laryngoscope Reusable Blades (GVL, AVL)

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 Verathon, 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
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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
    Laryngoscope, rigid - Product Code CCW
  • Causa
    Verathon has revised the operations and maintenance manual (omm) to specifically state compatibility limitations of the reusable video laryngoscope blade validated through simulated use cycles, such that exceeding this number of cycles in the specific chemical agent may affect the potential life of the product.
  • Acción
    Verathon sent an Urgent Medical Device Safety Alert letter dated April 13, 2015 and Safety Alert Reply Form to their consignees on April 17, 2015 Users are informed that Verathon implemented a Safety Alert regarding updates to the following Operations and Maintenance Manuals (OMM): " GVL Operations and Maintenance Manual: 0900-1204-08-60 " AVL Operations and Maintenance Manual: 0900-4200-02-60 For a copy of the most recent GVL or AVL Operations and Maintenance Manual, please visit If you have any questions regarding the Operations and Maintenance Manuals revisions noted above, please contact your Verathon representative or Verathon Customer Care at 800.331.2313 or 425.867.1348. You may also email PLEASE NOTE: NO ADDITIONAL ACTIONS NEED TO BE TAKEN.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Affected GVL Reusable Blades Serial Numbers, by Part Number  GVL 3- 0574-0007: MD131859- MD151622; GVL 4- 0574-0001: LG131994- LG151773; GVL 5- 0574-0030: XL131577- XL151524.  Affected AVL Reusable Blades Serial Numbers, by Part Numbers:  AVL 2- 0574-0118: AC131852- AC151510; AVL 3- 0574-0115: AD131589- AD151506;  AVL 4- 0574-0116: AE131586- AE151558; AVL 5- 0574-0117: AF131503- AF151500.
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    GlideScope Video Laryngoscope Reusable Blades (GVL 3, 4, 5 and AVL 2, 3, 4, 5). || GVL: The GlideScope Video Laryngoscope is a video laryngoscope that incorporates a high-resolution color camera, an LED light source, a rechargeable lithium battery, and video output to a remote monitor. It consists of a video laryngoscope and a portable video monitor. || AVL: The GlideScope AVL Video Monitor system has the same intended use as the GVL System. The difference between systems is that the AVL has a digital platform and the GVL an analog platform.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Verathon, Inc., 20001 N Creek Pkwy, Bothell WA 98011-8218
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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