Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de SCORPIO NRG 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 Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp..

¿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
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    It was determined that a change made in the dimensions of the collar component of the packaging resulted in the inner blister material being overstretched causing a potential hole in the sterile barrier system.
  • Acción
    An "Urgent Product Recall" letter was sent on October 2, 2009 by Federal Express to Stryker branches and Hospital Risk Management Departments in the United States as well as foreign consignees. The letter described the issue, potential hazard and actions for affected accounts. Consignees were instructed to examine their inventory and return recalled product as instructed in the notification letter to Stryker Orthopaedics. In addition, consignees were instructed to reconcile affected product by completing the attached Product Accountability form (with spreadsheet) and faxing to 1-201-831-6069. Direct questions to Stryker Orthopaedics by calling 1-201-972-2100.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog Number 81-4409L, Lot code MHHK14.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- United States (MA, NJ, IN, MI, CA and PA), Hong Kong, Germany, Netherlands, Japan, Korea, Switzerland, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Scorpio NRG Posterior Stabilized Femoral, #9 left; || Stryker Orthopaedics, 325 Corporate Drive, Mahwah, NJ 07430. || The Scorpio Femoral Components are a knee component that is utilized in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The femoral component is attached to the bottom of the femoral bone and provides the bearing surface to the tibial insert.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp., 325 Corporate Drive, Mahwah NJ 07430
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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