Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Medtronic Medical Device Identification Card

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 Medtronic Inc. Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management.

¿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
  • 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
    permanent pacemaker Electrode ID card - Product Code DTB
  • Causa
    Some medical device identification cards provided to surescan pacemaker patients indicate they have a complete magnetic resonance (mr) conditional system, when in fact, not all of their implanted leads have been fda approved as mr conditional.
  • Acción
    On September 15, 2015, Medtronic began mailing an Important Medical Device Identification Card Notification letter, including a corrected Medical Device Identification Card, to impacted patients. The letter described the issue, provided a new corrected Identification Card, asked that the old card be destroyed immediately, and to begin using the new card. Patients can contact Medtronic Patient Services at 1-800-551-5544, option 1, followed by option 3, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm Central time.


  • Modelo / Serial
    no codes on the cards
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US nationwide distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic Medical Device Identification Card for SureScan pacemaker patients. The front of this card identifies the implanted pacing system components currently registered to the patient. The back of the card lists patient's following physician as well as specific messaging regarding the MR conditional status of the device components, where applicable. This card is provided to the patient by Medtronic after device registration.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Inc. Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management, 8200 Coral Sea St NE, Saint Paul MN 55112-4391
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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