Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de QuickFlex, QuickFlex XL

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 St Jude Medical CRMD.

¿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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    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
    Defibrillator, automatic implantable cardioverter, with cardiac resynchronization (crt-d) - Product Code NIK
  • Causa
    Visual observations of externalized conductors due to abrasion of the silicone insulation in the distal portion of these quicksite and quickflex leads.
  • Acción
    A recall communication was initiated on 4/3/12 with St. Jude Medical forwarding a Medical Device Advisory to all doctors who have received the St. Jude QuickSite and QuickFlex Left Ventricular CRT leads models 1056T, 1058T, 1156T, and 1158T. The letter provides the doctors with the problems identified and actions to be taken. Doctors with any questions or concerns are instructed to contact their local St. Jude Medical representative or their Technical Services Department at (800) 722-3774. A Physician Device Advisory Notice for the QuickSite and QuickFlex Left Ventricular CRT Leads was issued on 4/3/12 to physicians who have received the recalled products. The notice provides the physicians with the problem identified and actions to be taken. Physicians are instructed to return any packaged product in hospital inventory to SJM Sales Representatives. For implanted product, due to the nature of the issue, externalized conductors may be observed with no electrical or performance anomalies. Therefore, prophylactic explant is not recommended. It is recommended that physicians continue to monitor their patients' implanted system at regularly scheduled intervals. A Medical Advisory and Inventory Management Information letter was sent on 4/3/12 to hospital administrators to notify them of the problems identified and the actions to be taken.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lots
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Balkan, Baltic, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Serbia Montenegro, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UK, United Arab Emirates, US, Venezuela, and Yemen.
  • Descripción del producto
    Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) Leads || Trade Name: QuickFlex, QuickFlex XL || Model Numbers: QuickFlex and QuickFlex XL: model 1156T, model 1158T || Intended use: Left Ventricular Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Lead.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    St Jude Medical CRMD, 15900 Valley View Ct, Sylmar CA 91342-3577
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