Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Signature Patient Specific Surgical Guides

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 Materialise N.V..

¿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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
    Patient specific manual orthopedic stereotaxic system - Product Code OSF
  • Causa
    Potential inaccuracies in the alignment of the guides. surgery was inaccurately planned because the patient image data was incorrectly processed.
  • Acción
    On September 16, 2015 Materialise NV identified four cases where not all available image sets were used to design the case. On September 18, 2015, prior to the surgery dates Materialise informed (phone call) the Signature Services Manager of Zimmer Biomet that inaccuracies in the alignment of the knee might be observed with the use of the guides due to this issue. Biomet was asked to segregate the packages for these four cases and to return them to the Materialise US office. On September 23, 2015 this was followed up by e-mail notification letter with response forms. Biomet was requested to contact Materialise customer service to return these four cases and arrange a replacement set of patient specific surgical guides Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Eastern Time. E-mail : ortho-quality@materialise. be Customer Service Materialise USA LLC 44650 Helm Court Plymouth, Michigan 48170 734-259-7033


  • Modelo / Serial
    42422461: Signature SIG CT/TI(A Guides 04-05 Slidex Distal-MP/Premier Tibial & 42422551 : Signature TKA GDE/MDL SET 03-05 MP/Premier Distal- MP/Premier Tibial  42422461 139540 2016-02-17  42-422551 1 391 51 2016-01-14  42422551 1 38805 2016-02-03  42-422551 140787 2016-03-03
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distributed in MI, ID, TX, and in France.
  • Descripción del producto
    Signature Patient-Specific Surgical Guides; patient specific instruments used as a guide during surgical procedure for total and partial knee arthroplasty. Part of the Signature Personalized Patient Care System.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Materialise N.V., 15 Technologielaan, Heverlee Belgium
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source