Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Orthofix ISKD Limb Lengthener Sterile Rx Only

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 Orthofix, 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
    Rod, fixation, intramedullary and accessories - Product Code HSB
  • Causa
    There is a possibility that the iskd limb lengthener may stop distracting post-operatively during treatment, which may result in premature bone consolidation (limb not achieving the desired length) leading to revision surgery to remove and/or replace the device.
  • Acción
    Orthofix sent an Urgent Product Recall Notification letter dated August 6, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to discontinue distribution of devices, identify the affected and remove from their inventory, and returned to the firm. Credit will be issued upon receipt of the returned product. Customers were asked to take the actions listed in the enclosed Product Return Instructions immediately. Customers with questions should contact Orthofix Customers Service by telephone at 800-266-3349 or 214-937-2047. For questions regarding this recall call 214-937-2509.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All serial numbers of the following Catalog Numbers: F12-255-305, F12-345-395NS, T12-245-295, F12-255-305NS, F12-345-425, T12-255-305, F12-255-335, F12-345-425NS, T12-255-305NS, F12-255-335NS, T10-215-265, T12-255-335, F12-300-350, T10-255-305, T12-255-335NS, F12-300-350NS, T10-255-335, T12-300-350, F12-300-380, T10-300-350, T12-300-350NS, F12-300-380NS, T12-215-265, T12-300-380, F12-345-395, T12-215-265NS, and T12-300-380NS
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) Internationally to Australia, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Korea, Turkey, Greece, Finland, South Africa, Spain, Singapore, Switzerland, Brazil, Germany, France, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Israel, Canada and Mexico
  • Descripción del producto
    Orthofix ISKD Limb Lengthener. ISKD - Intramedullary Skeletal Kinetic Distractor. || The ISKD is intended for limb lengthening of the tibia and femur.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Orthofix, Inc, 3451 Plano Pkwy, Lewisville TX 75056-9453
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source