Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Shiley Fenestrated Low Pressure Cuffed Tracheostomy Tube

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 Nellcor Puritan Bennett Inc. (dba Covidien Ltd).

¿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 1
  • 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
    Tube tracheostomy and tube cuff - Product Code JOH
  • Causa
    Inflatable cuff tracheostomy tubes may leak air, resulting in inadequate ventilation.
  • Acción
    Covidien issued an "Urgent Medical Device Recall" notification dated April 13, 2010. Consignees were alerted to the affected device. If an affected product is already in use, the firm recommends that the tube be replaced as soon as the patient's physician determines it is clinically appropriate. All affected product is to be returned to the firm. For further Information, contact Covidien at 1-800-635-5267.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 0811001364 through 0908000233
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- United States (including Guam and Puerto Rico), Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Singapore and Uruguay.
  • Descripción del producto
    Shiley Fenestrated Low Pressure Cuffed Tracheostomy Tube, 10 FEN, Assembled in Mexico, Tyco Healthcare Group LP, Nellcor Puritan Bennett Division, Pleasanton, CA. || Intended for bypass of upper airway obstructions, provide long term ventilation, support and/or manage tracheal/bronchial secretions.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Nellcor Puritan Bennett Inc. (dba Covidien Ltd), 6135 Gunbarrel Ave, Boulder CO 80301-3214
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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