Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Leksell Gamma Knife C

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 Elekta, 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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  • Fecha de finalización 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
    Radionuclide radiation therapy system - Product Code IWB
  • Causa
    Due to a material change in a critical component of the linear actuators the quality of said part was found to be inadequate.
  • Acción
    Phase 1 - Technical Notes Leksell Gamma Knife C version 1.2 (dated August 2006) "Potential Problem with Error Handling" was sent to all users. Phase 2 - Mandatory Field Action 0000748, "Helmet Changer Actuator, MTB and MCU SW Upgrade Kit was released December 3, 2007. This Field Change Order includes two mod kits and a software upgrade to provide a permanent solution to the issues. Phase 3 - Technical Note 200 068, "Safety issue with helmet host actuator", released on May 15, 2008. This Technical Note includes a warning to customers of a potential quality problem with the helmet hoist actuator that is installed in the Leksell Gamma Knife. Phase 4 - Mandatory Field Action 200 067, "Investigation and Correction of Helmet Changer Actuators", released on May 15, 2008. This FCO includes a list of user machines which must be monitored for quality issues and provides a solution for replacement of parts should a deficiency be detected. Phase 5 - Mandatory Field Action 200 075, "Helmet Changer Actuator, MTB and MCU SW upgrade, release two", released on September 16, 2008. This FCO applies to machines within specific serial number ranges. Due to a material change in FCO-0000748 and baselines (conducted without notice by the manufacturer) the quality of said part was found to be inadequate. After reversing the material change, FCO 200 075 is released to update the installed base with the new type of actuator and to finish the remaining sites never or partially updated by the now superseded FCO-0000748. For further information, contact Elekta R&D; Jonas Hallstensson on phone no. +46 709 843 553 or via e-mail jonas.hallstensson AT


  • Modelo / Serial
    4148, 4207, 4214, 4300, 4302, 4303, 4306, 4307, 4308, 4309, 4313, 4314, 4315, 4318, 4319, 4321, 4322, 4326, 4327, 4328, 4329, 4332, 4333, 4334, 4337, 4338, 4339, 4340, 4341, 4342, 4343, 4344, 4346, 4351, 4352, 4353, 4354, 4357, 4363, 4365, 4366, 5000, 5003, 5006, 5009, 5010, 5018, 5019, 5022, 5023, 5026
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    AL, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NE, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA
  • Descripción del producto
    Leksell Gamma Knife C
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Elekta, Inc., 4775 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Bldg 300, #300, Norcross GA 30092-3011
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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