Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Optima MR450W with GEM.

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 Healthcare, LLC.

¿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
    Coil, magnetic resonance, specialty - Product Code MOS
  • Causa
    Ge healthcare is conducting a recall on optima mr450w with gem. during scanning of a patient, if an improperly torqued gradient connection exists, it may cause the gradient lead to produce excessive heat. if a second and compounding issue of improperly routed rear pedestal air supply hose is also present, routed in such a way to cause the hose to come in contact with the overheated gradient lead.
  • Acción
    GE Healthcare is not sending a Communication Letter to customers. There is no plan to contact customers with an affected Optima MR450W with GEM system. A GE Healthcare Field Service Engineer will be dispatched to sites to inspect and correct all potentially affected systems. As an effectiveness check, GE Healthcare will track all service requests for the field action to completion. For any questions or additional information, call 262-548-2608.


  • Modelo / Serial
    HM0227 HM0243 HM0245 HM0255 HM0290 HM0292 HM0296 HM0301 HM0315 HM0316 HM0321 HM0343 HM0271 HM0339 HMO293 HM0287 HM0263 HM0236 312 HM0322 HM0331 HM0332 357 HM0247 HM0250 HM0253 HM0261 HM0326 HMO300 HM0242 HM0249 HM0251 HM0254 HM0309 HM0310 HM0334 HM0338 HM0344 HM0347 HM0262 HM0323
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (Nationwide) including the states of :CO, FL, IA, MA ,MN, NJ, NY, NC, OH, TX. and the countries of BRAZIL., BRITAIN, FINLAND, FRANCE, GREAT GERMANY, ITALY, SAUDI ARABIA, SWEDEN, SPAIN, KUWAIT, and SWIITZERLAND.
  • Descripción del producto
    GE Healthcare, Optima MR450W with GEM. || Product Usage - The GEM Option for 1 .5T MRI systems is a set of receive-only RF surface coils designed for use with 1 .5T MRI systems manufactured by GE Healthcare. The GEM Option for 1 .5T MRI systems is indicated for use for: head, neck, brachial-plexus, spine, pelvis, hips, prostate, abdominal, cardiac, lower extremities, blood vessels, and long bone imaging. The nucleus detected is hydrogen.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE Healthcare, LLC, 3000 N Grandview Blvd, Waukesha WI 53188-1615
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source