Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de PERSONA" The Personalized Knee System

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
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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
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    Affected product did not undergo heat treatment hardening step leading to the potential for deformation of the tip.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent an " URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL - LOT SPECIFIC " notifications dated September 2014, to all affected customers. The recall notification included a description of the reason for the recall, affected product, consignee responsibilities, and instructions for responding to the formal recall notification. If after reviewing this notification you have further questions or concerns please call the customer call center at 1-877-946-2761 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm EST.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part Number 42-5299-001-00 Lots: 56572679; 56573170; 56572918; 56573378; 56572975; 56573379; 56572978; 56574223; 56572981; 56574291; 56572982; 56574292; 56573071; 56574316; 56573115; 56574317; 56573116; 56574318; 56573154.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including the states of NY, OR, NC, OH, TX, FL, CO, IN, TN, PA, CA, KS, MO, WI, VA, MN, NJ, UT, MA, GA, MI, OK, AZ, MS, IL and AL., and the countries of Korea, Singapore, Canada and Japan
  • Descripción del producto
    The Persona Tibial Articular Surface Inserter is a sterilizable instrument intended for || use in multiple total knee arthroplasty procedures. Per the Persona Surgical || technique, the Persona Tibial Articular Inserter is used to seat the articular surface || implant onto the tibial baseplate.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer, Inc., 1800 W Center St, Warsaw IN 46580-2304
  • 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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