Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Intera 1.5T and 1.5T Achieva MRI 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 North America Co. Phillips.

¿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 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
    Coil, magnetic resonance, specialty - Product Code MOS
  • Causa
    The cables of the coil may become too hot and cause burns when placed too close to the patient. while using the 1.5t sense xl torso coil, unwanted radiofrequencies (rf) interaction with the patient can occur. especially in combination with high sar levels and when the rf cables of the coil are too close to the patient, this rf interaction has resulted in rf burns to patients.
  • Acción
    Philips Healthcare issued URGENT-Device Correction Notices dated September 30, 2008 to their consignees. The notice identified the recalled device as 1.5 Intera and 1.5T Achieva MRI systems, described the risk to patients, and the actions to be taken by customers.. The firm has issued Field Change Order (FCO) 78100242. Field service representatives will visit each consignee and conduct a hardware upgrade, applying a sleeve over the cable that will ensure proper spacing between the cable and patient, reducing the chance of RF interaction and burns. The consignees should contact the Philips Call Center at 1-800-772-9377, #5 #3, #1 and reference "FCO 78100242 - PATIENT CABLE SLEEVE FOR 1.5T SENSE XL TORSO COIL".


  • Modelo / Serial
    Devices are identified as Site numbers: 544006, 537871, 534961, 544704, 545154, 545236, 545219, 545943, 546637, 545879, 545914, 543286, 547585, 548729, 550876, 553379, 550044, 554797, 41443789, 555412, 41444993, 41445232, 556803, 557348, 557344, 557513, 557179, 557644, 557560, 551656, 558845, 41446147, 552550, 552516, 555787, 41445636, 41455922, 83325, 558369, 86968, 101408, 101877, 102110, 102353, 102004, 104343, and 41455948.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution: Throughout USA. No distribution to foreign consignees.
  • Descripción del producto
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging System (MRI). Trace item 9896-030-14351 -1.5T Sense XL Torso coil 12nc on coil: 4535-671-4188x.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Philips Medical Systems North America Co. Phillips, 22100 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell WA 98021-8431
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