Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de MIKA Speedblock

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 Encore Medical, Lp.

¿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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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    A crack or complete fracture at the anterior chamfer cut slot may occur on the size 8, 10, and 12 mika speedblocks.
  • Acción
    An "Urgent Field Safety Notice" Letter dated May 20, 2010, was sent to the customers. The letter described the product, problem and action to be taken by customer. The customers were instructed to locate, inspect and verify the quantity still in their possession, complete and return the field safety notice response page to Beth Onderlinde at or fax to 512-834-6313 by June 7, 2010, (completion of form is mandatory), and identify and inform customers that they may have distributed/sold product to, of the notice. The customer was also instructed to please inspect the listed part numbers prior to use and again after use, if a crack is found in the speedblock, contact your Customer Service Representative and be sure to utilize the femoral/tibial impactor (801-01-043) for impaction of the speedblock and reiterate to your physicians that the MIKA mini slaphammer (800-02-290) should be used for speedblock removal. The product will be replaced as it becomes available. If you have any questions, call Director of Commercial Logistics at (512) 834-6330 or International Customer Service at (512) 834-6275. You may also contact our EU Authorized Representative, MDSS GmbH, via email at or via phone at +49 (0) 511 6262 8630.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model/Catalog Numbers: 800-01-368/370; 800-02-343/345; Specials that are affected: S1028, S1046, S1130, S1135, S1305, S1366, S1373, S1374, S1375, S1403, S1468, S1469, S1470, S1511, S1512, S1513
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    MIKA Speedblock, Size 8-12. || The MIKA Speedblock is placed on the distal femur as a guide for making the anterior, posterior and both chamfer cuts.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Encore Medical, Lp, 9800 Metric Blvd, Austin TX 78758
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