Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Medtronic Navigated Solera Screwdrivers

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 Navigation, 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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  • 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
    Orthopedic stereotaxic instrument - Product Code OLO
  • Causa
    Specific use conditions can increase the possibility of a screwdriver tip deforming or breaking during surgery.
  • Acción
    Medtronic sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction Notification letter dated September 14, 2015, to all affected consignees via FedEx. Revised Instructions for Use were provided to add additional warnings related to the careful inspection of the instruments and the importance of knowledge of operating procedures, patient selection, and product information. Consignees with questions were instructed to to call the local Medtronic Navigation Technical Services Representative or call 1-800-995-9709.


  • Modelo / Serial
    For this action, device lot numbers are not applicable. The action covers all lots of products distributed between September 2010 and July 2015
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) and Internationally to Canada; United Arab Emirates; Australia; Belgium; Switzerland; China; Germany; Denmark; Spain; Finland; France; Great Britain; Greece; India; Israel; Italy; Japan; Netherlands; New Zealand; Poland; Portugal; Sweden; Singapore; Thailand; Slovakia; Turkey; and South Africa.
  • Descripción del producto
    P/N: 9735023, DRIVER 9735023 SOLERA 5.5/6.0 MAS; P/N: 9735024, DRIVER 9735024 SOLERA 5.5/6.0 MAS CAN; || P/N: 9735025, DRIVER 9735025 SOLERA 5.5/6.0 RMAS; P/N: 9735026, DRIVER 9735026 SOLERA 5.5/6.0 RMAS CAN; P/N: 9735027,DRIVER 9735027 SOLERA 5.5/6.0 FAS/SAS. || The Medtronic Navigated Solera Screwdrivers are reusable devices that are designed for use in spine surgery to assist in the placement of screws during the surgery, using a Medtronic computer-assisted surgery system.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Navigation, Inc., 826 Coal Creek Cir, Louisville CO 80027-9710
  • 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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