Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Merge Hemo Programmable diagnostic computer

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 Merge Healthcare, 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
    Computer, diagnostic, programmable - Product Code DQK
  • Causa
    It has been reported that during use, the spo2 value displayed on the hemo monitor may not update to reflect changes in the patient's oxygen value. it is also possible that if using the pulse rate of the spo2 finger clip to calculate the patient's heart rate, it too may be subject to displaying a stale value.
  • Acción
    Consignees were e mailed on 5/29/14 a Merge "Important Alert" letter. The letter described the problem and the product involved in the recall. Informed consignees that they had the opportunity to replace the Nellcor SpO2 module with a Masimo SpO2 module free of charge. The letter also provided Clinical Information and the Next Steps to follow. This included to contact Merge Technical Support if they wanted to replace their Nellcor module. For questions, they can contact Lee Harrop, Director Solutions Management, Cardiology, 386-239-2224, A second letter was sent Sept. 11, 2014 via e-mail. Consignees were made aware of a firmware patch available.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Merge Hemo 9.x with Nellcor SpO2
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including the states of AZ, CA, FL, IL, IA, MA, MO, OH, SC, TN, and WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    Merge Healthcare, Merge Hemo Programmable diagnostic computer. || The system comprises the Patient Data Module and the HeartSuite Hemodynamics Hemo Monitor PC. The two units are connected via a serial interface. || All vital parameters and evaluations are registered and calculated in the Patient Data Module. This data is then transmitted to the HeartSuite Hemodynamics Hemo Monitor PC via the serial interface. All data can be shown and monitored on the HeartSuite Hemodynamics Hemo Monitor PC. || The Patient Data Module uses an internal battery charged from an external power input (RS 232/12V). The power supply, like the data transmission, is completely isolated from the visualization unit. The HeartSuite Hemodynamics Hemo Monitor PC is powered via the normal mains connection 230V/1 IOV.
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