Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Medtronic Navigation OArm Imaging System

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
  • 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
    system, x-ray, mobile - Product Code IZL
  • Causa
    Safety notice: door cable periodic maintenance schedule and cable wear for the o-arm¿¿ imaging system breakage of the door cable during opening and closing may occur and cause physical harm or delay of therapy.
  • Acción
    Medtronic Navigation sent all consignees/customers an "Urgent Field Safety Notice" letter dated October 15, 2010. The letter described the product, problem and action to be taken by the customers. The customers were instructed to review and follow the attached information that describes the process to properly detect and proactively manage cable wear; to ensure that the door is completely open when positioning the patient into or removing them from the gantry and when placing the O-ARM Imaging System Tube Drape (BI-900-00003) onto the unit, and report any visual or audible (cracking noise) wear of the cable to Medtronic Representative ASAP. Note: A Medtronic Representative will be contacting the customers within the coming weeks to schedule a time to inspect the current condition of the cable, explain and train the customers on the recommended workflow and inspection procedure and place a permanent label on their O-ARM Imaging System to reinforce these actions. If you have any questions about this notification, please contact your local Medtronic Navigation representative or call our Technical Services Group at 800-595-9709 or 720-890-3200.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All Units distributed from June 2006 through September 2010
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA including states of: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI; and countries including: Canada, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Libya, South Africa, India, Japan, Singapore South Korea, Haiti, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE, Germany, Netherlands, Great Britain, Italy, Poland, Netherlands, Spain,Sweden, and Switzerland.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic Navigation O-Arm Imaging System, Door Assembly || (BI-700-00006) used in Product Catalog Numbers: || 9732719,9733346,81-700-00027, 81-700-00027R, 81700- || 00027-100, 81-700-00027-1 OOR, 81-700-00027-120, 81-700-00027-120R, 81700-00027-230, 81-700-00027-230R, 81-700-00027GER, 81-700-00027GERR || Intended use: Designed for 2D fluoroscopic and 3D imaging and is intended to be used by a physician benefits from 2D and 3D information of anatomic structures with high x-ray attenuation such as bony and metallic objects.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Navigation, Inc., 300 Foster St, Littleton MA 01460-2017
  • 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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