Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Gyrus ACMI Round Cutting Burrs

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 Gyrus ACMI, 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
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Bur, ear, nose and throat - Product Code EQJ
  • Causa
    "chattering" when cutting burrs are used in bone.
  • Acción
    As a result, OSTA will issue a Field Safety Notice (FSN) to all customers that received variable exposure burrs of 5mm or greater diameter. The FSN will inform them of the concern and will advise to exercise due caution if using the affected device in proximity to sensitive or vital anatomical structures. On September 6, 2017 the firm sent a URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE FIELD SAFETY NOTICE to the attention of the Surgical Risk Management Department for the following products: MBUR5060FRCV - Burr, 5mm Round Cutting, Variable Exposure, Standard Length, MBUR6060FRCV - Burr, 6mm Round Cutting, Variable Exposure, Standard Length and MBUR7060FRCV - Burr, 7mm Round Cutting, Variable Exposure, Standard Length for All product with an expiration date prior to August 3, 2017 Description of the problem: Olympus has become aware of an issue that requires your attention. This letter pertains to the Olympus Round Variable Cutting Burrs (Burrs) referenced above. Our records indicate that you may have purchased affected burrs. We are in receipt of a number of non-injury-related complaints that has made Olympus aware of a possibility that the burr may chatter when drilling bone. Although this chatter phenomenon can occur with any type or brand of cutting burr, depending on technique and bone density, Olympus has become aware that the larger diameter variable exposure burrs listed above can exhibit more chatter than other similar devices in some situations, particularly when they are extended to longer lengths. After extensive testing, Olympus has determined that our variable exposure burrs of less than 5mm diameter, and all fixed exposure burr offerings, are not affected by this phenomenon. Because of this, Olympus has elected to issue this field safety notice (FSN). Please refer to the enclosure with this letter that cautions of the possibility of the chatter phenomenon in the larger variable offerings. The FSN also recommends that surgeons exercise due caut


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog No. (UDI-DI): MBUR5060FRCV (00821925036529), MBUR6060FRCV (00821925036536), and MBUR7060FRCV (00821925036543) ALL LOTS MANUFACTURED BEFORE AUGUST 3, 2017
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    NM, MI, and TX EU, Australia, Japan, and Hong Kong
  • Descripción del producto
    Gyrus ACMI Round Cutting Burrs - to be used with the Diego Elite system
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Gyrus ACMI, Inc., 2925 Appling Rd, Bartlett TN 38133-3901
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source