Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de NexGen CompleteKnee 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
  • 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
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    Zimmer is initiating a lot specific recall of the nexgen¿ stemmed nonaugmentable tibial component due to the devices being processed through a manufacturing cleaning operation that was operating outside of the validated parameters. as a result, the devices may contain residual particulate from the manufacturing process. risks include: allergic reaction due to the foreign material or late onset.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated September 21, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identifiedthe product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to locate and quarantine the affected product. Customers were to return the affected product along with the completed Inventory Return Certificate Form. If product was further distributed the Recall Letter should be forwarded to their customers. Product was to be returned to USA accounts - Zimmer Product Service Department, 1777 West Center St. Warsaw, IN 46580. If product has been implanted, affected surgeons will be notified. For questions regarding this recall call 574-372-4807.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog 00-5986-047-02, lots 62049114 and 62045235.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including AZ,CA, FL, IA, IL, IN, MO, NE, NJ, NY, OH, PA, WA. Internationally to Thailand, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Hungary, Netherlands, Russian Fed, and Sweden,
  • Descripción del producto
    NexGen CompleteKnee Solution Stemmed Nonaugmentable Tibial component || The NexGen¿¿ system is a semiconstrained, nonlinked condylar knee prostheses. The device is indicated for patients with severe knee pain and disability due to rheumatoid arthritis; osteoarthritis; traumatic arthritis; polyarthritis; collagen disorders and/or avascular necrosis of the femoral condyle; post-traumatic loss of joint configuration (particularly when there is patellofemoral erosion, dysfunction or prior patellectomy); moderate valgus, varus or flexion deformities; salvage of previously failed surgical attempts or for a knee in which satisfactory stability in flexion cannot be obtained at the time of surgery.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer, Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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