Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de OEC InstaTrak 3500

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 GE OEC Medical Systems, 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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  • 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
    System, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
  • Causa
    Ge healthcare had recalled certain oec instatrak 3500 carts due to the potential for the cart to tip over when the arm of the imaging device is extended during use.
  • Acción
    GE Healthcare sent an "URGENT SAFETY ADVISORY NOTICE" dated October 11, 2006 to all affected customers. The letter identifies the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. The letter stated that GEHC OEC Field Service Engineers would be contacting their facility to place a caution label on the articulating monitor arm of the cart and to provide a revised operators manual that will contain additional information on the safe usage of the cart. Until a GEHC Engineer had taken the actions described, they advised their consignees to exercise caution when fully extending the articulating monitor arm on the device to avoid potentially tipping over the cart. Contact the firm at 800-874-7378 for questions regarding this notice.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model number A857680 with various serial numbers (refer to consignee list).
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    OEC InstaTrak 3500, picture archiving and communications system intended as an aid to locate anatomical structures during open percutaneous surgical procedures. It is indicated for use in medical conditions that may benefit from the use of stereotactic surgical technique. The system provides a reference to rigid anatomical structures such as sinus, skull, long bone, or vertebra, which are visible on medical images such as CT, MRI, or X-ray.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE OEC Medical Systems, Inc, 384 Wright Brothers Dr, Salt Lake City UT 84116-2862
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