Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Newport e360 Ventilator

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 Newport Medical Instruments 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
    ventilator, continuous, facility use - Product Code CBK
  • Causa
    The recall was initiated due to a recent increase in complaints related to the early failure of a low pressure transducer which is on printed circuit board (pcb) 2104a in the newport e360 ventilator. ventilators manufactured between september and december 2009 are affected by this field correction. all affected ventilators require the replacement of the pcb2104a board to avoid early failure of t.
  • Acción
    The firm, Newport Medical, sent a "Field Correction Notice" dated April 14, 2010, to all customers. The notice describes the product, problem and actions to be taken by the customers. The customers were instructed to: 1) provide your affected customers with a copy of this letter and advise them to pay close attention to pressure errors which can be an early warning sign of the pressure transducer failure; 2) Schedule their ventilators for replacement of the PCB2104A board as quickly as possible to avoid any unanticipated disruption in their use of their product; 3) Contact our Technical Support Department (800.451.3111 for US customers, 714.427.5811x500 for international customers) to request the replacement kits you will need; and 4) Complete the attached form and return it to Newport Medical as you complete your PCB2104A replacements. This will allow us to ensure that all affected ventilators have been addressed and close this field action. For questions, customers were instructed to contact Newport Medical Technical Support Department (800.451.3111 for US customers, 714.427.5811x500 for international customers).


  • Modelo / Serial
    All serial numbers beginning with N093609XXXXX, N093610XXXXX, N093611XXXXX, and N093612XXXXX
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA including states of CA, KY, NM, NY, UT and internationally to: Armenia, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, Vietnam.
  • Descripción del producto
    Newport e360 Ventilator || The e360 Ventilator System is intended to provide continuous (endotracheal or tracheostomy [ET] tube) or non-continuous (mask) ventilatory support and monitoring for infant, pediatric, and adult patients requiring tidal volumes equal to or greater than 20 milliliters (mL). The device is for use by prescription only. The intended environments include hospital, hospital-type, and intra-hospital transport environments. Hospital use typically includes general care floors, operating rooms, special procedure areas, emergency rooms, and intensive and critical care areas within the hospital. Hospital-type use includes facilities such as or similar to surgicenters, sub-acute centers, and special nursing facilities outside of the hospital. Intra-hospital transport includes patient transport within the hospital or hospital-type facility.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Newport Medical Instruments Inc, 1620 Sunflower Ave, Costa Mesa CA 92626
  • 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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