Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Segmented Cervix Applicator

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 Varian Medical Systems, 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
  • 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
    System, Applicator, Radionuclide, Remote-controlled - Product Code JAQ
  • Causa
    The guide tube which is part of the segmented cervix applicator set is difficult to disconnect from cervical sleeve.
  • Acción
    The firm, Varian Medical Systems, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION - URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE" letter dated September 28, 2012 to all affected consignees/Customers. The letter identified the affected product, description of problem and recommended user actions to be taken. The consignees/customers were instructed to immediately remove all affected guiding tubes from clinical use, and sequester the components for pending return to Varian Brachy Therapy. Consignees/Customers were requested to complete the attached proof of notification form and return it to Varian Medical Systems. For questions contact-AT&T; international direct dialing network ( Then after hearing the AT&T; signature noise, and. "Please enter the number you are calling", dial 800-360-7909; UK:+44 1293-601-327 or US:+1-434-979-1540. To submit a support request or general inquiry, compose an email with a blank subject line to:


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot L33, Serial numbers H64Y009-GM, H64A056, H640576, H600272, H640784, H640774, H640764, H600603, H640547.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - U.S. state of Georgia and the countries of Canada, Germany, India, Poland, and Thailand.
  • Descripción del producto
    Segmented Cervix Applicator Set, part number GM11004310, a component used with the tube for segments and cervical sleeves || The guide tube for segments and cervical sleeves in the Segmented Cervix Applicator Set was developed to treat cancer of the cervix, vagina, endometrium, vaginal stump and uterus. It is used for Brachytherapy.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Varian Medical Systems, Inc., 700 Harris St Ste 109, Charlottesville VA 22903-4584
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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