Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de NEXGEN Complete Knee Solution

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 Zimmer 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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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Prosthesis, knee, patello/femorotibial, semi-constrained, uncemented, porous, coated, polymer/metal/ - Product Code MBH
  • Causa
    The design of the spring clip for the jaw assembly was updated in march 2011 due to fractures of the spring clip. zimmer has received complaints for the spring clip fracturing on the updated design. the spring clip may fracture or fall off of the instrument during use, and a device fragment may be left in the surgical site. the risk of disassembly or fracture occurs when the instrument is typicall.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated April 30, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Requests for alternative instruments should be requested by calling (574) 372-4470. Fax Back Inventory Return Certification Form is to be sent back to Zimmer at (574) 372-4265. All recalled instruments available at the distributor are to be returned to Zimmer Product Service Department, 1777 West Center Street, Warsaw, IN 46580. The Distributor notice included instructions to notify surgeons immediately of the recall and requested a list of hospitals and surgeons receiving the device be sent back to Zimmer via E-mail. Zimmer is continuing distribution of the replacement jaw ( 005901-026-40) until alternative tools are available. The distributors are asked to identify and deliver preferred alternative instruments to affected accounts. Beginning May 7, 2012 Urgent Recall notices are being sent to hospitals and surgeons identified with instructions to acknowledge the recall communication. For questions regarding this recall call 574-372-4807.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part 00-5901-026-40 Lot 62011774, 61870067, and 61813699 Initially the 00-5901-026-40 replacement jaws will remain available for order until all of the alternative instruments are in place, however they will also be required to be returned. The final lot numbers and manufacture dates will be provided in a subsequent status update.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Canada, Australia, Japan, Europe, Germany, India, and Finland.
  • Descripción del producto
    Nextgen Complete Knee Solution Replacement Jaw for Use with Femoral and Provisional Impactor/Extractor, REF 00-5901-026-40, Non-Sterile Zimmer, Warsaw Indiana || The instrument is attached to the femoral implant or provisional to aid in positioning and inserting the components.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
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