Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Next Generation Laser

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 Alcon Laboratories, 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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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  • 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
    Ophthalmic Laser - Product Code HQF
  • Causa
    Alcon had identified that indications for use unapproved by the food and drug administration are included in the purepoint laser system operator's manual, catalog number 8065751131, revision b.
  • Acción
    An Alcon representative has been provided with a package of information for each customer site. All domestic customers are being provided an Urgent: Medical Device Correction letter describing the change to the PurePoint Operator's Manual and are being issued a revised PurePoint Operator's Manual (Revision C). The letter advises that Alcon Research, Ltd, has initiated a voluntary correction based upon unapproved indications for use identified within the Alcon PurePoint Laser System Operator's Manual, Revision B. The letter advises that the following indications for use have been updated or removed on page 1.14, Professional Operator's Information, in Revision C of the PurePoint Laser System Operator's Manual: Updated: "AMD; Wet or Dry to include macular degeneration" has been updated to read "Choroidal neovascularization secondary to age-related macular degeneration (AMD)". "Trabeculoplasty for treatment of Chronic/Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (COAG, POAG), Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma (AACG), and refractory glaucoma" has been updated to read "Trabeculoplasty for treatment of Chronic/Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (COAG, POAG) and refractory glaucoma" Removed: Macular photocoagulation; including grid, focal, laser drusen scatter (panretinal) Transcleral cyclophotocoagulation Intra-ocular tumors; to include choroidal hemangioma, choroidal melanoma, retinoblastoma Otosclerotic hearing loss. No other changes to the manual have been made in this revision and no other Alcon products are affected by this correction. Per the letter, an Alcon Representative will provide customers with a new PurePoint Laser System Operator's Manual, Catalog Number 8065751131, Rev. C. and customers are return their existing PurePoint Laser System Operator's Manual, Catalog Number 8065751131, Rev.B. A signed confirmation of receipt of the letter is required from all customers.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Serial Numbers 0801438901X, 0801481701X2, 0801591601X2, 0801591701X1, 0801591801X1, 0801692701X1, 0801717801X3, 0801717901X, 0801718001X1, 0801718101X, 0801718201X, 0801763401X1, 0801763601X, 0801817201X, 0801817601X, 0801844601X1, 0801844701X1, 0801844801X1, 0801844901X, 0801845001X1, 0801887201X, 0801887501X, 0801887601X, 0801965801X, 0801965901X, 0801966001X, 0802057301X, 0802057501X, 0802244501X, 0802244701X, 0802245101X, 0802480501X, 0802480901X, 0802484101X, 0802514101X, 0802529501X, 0802570101X, 0801887401X, 0802244301X, 0801439201X, and 0802244901X,
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution --- USA including states of IL, WI, TX, MI, PA, NY, CT, SC, NC, LA, FL, GA, CA, OR, WA, CO, and NV, and countries of India, Bulgaria, Barbados, and Dominican Republic.
  • Descripción del producto
    PurePoint System Operator's Manual, Catalog Number 8065751131, Rev. B for use with the Alcon PurePoint Laser, Catalog Number 8065750597 || Indicated for use in photocoagulation of both anterior and posterior segments of the eye.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Alcon Laboratories, Inc., 15800 Alton Pkwy, Irvine CA 92618
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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