Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de SROM distal femoral cutting block guide

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 Depuy Orthopaedics, 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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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  • Estado del evento
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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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    The firm was notified that the hinge block femoral box guide cut being off alignment when using the s-rom distal femoral cutting block guide sz sml/x-sml pin holes to locate. the firm then found that the same issue was found int the med block size.
  • Acción
    The firm, DePuy, sent an "URGENT INFORMATION - DEVICE CORRECTION" email and letter dated October 19, 2010 to all customers. The notices described the product, problem and actions to be taken by the customers. The notices stated that: Depuy is issuing a device correction; however, the product may still be used; the devices do not need to be returned; the distributors were to provide a letter to clinicians that were using the device; the surgical technique will be revised in October 2010; the product will undergo a design change, and the recalled product will be traded out in December 2010 and January 2011. If you have any additional questions, please contact DePuy's Scientific Information office at 1-888-554-2482. On 3/4/2011, The firm sent out a revised URGENT DEVICE RECALL asking that all affected cutting guides be taken out of service immediately. Devices should be returned to DePuy and new cutting guides will be sent out within 2 weeks.


  • Modelo / Serial
    C44AK4000, D1WL94000, DG9LA4000, DJ5EF4000, DJ5EV4000, DY6GB4000 and DP5WM4000.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA including states of: AZ, AR, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID,IL, IN, KY, KS, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NV, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WI; and countries including: Canada and Ireland. Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Israel Italy, New Zealand, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, and UK.
  • Descripción del producto
    S-ROM Distal Femoral Cutting block Guide SZ MED, REF 216311004, non-sterile, Depuy International Leeds, England. || The product is used to make cuts in the femur to prepare the femur for total knee replacement surgery.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc., 700 Orthopaedic Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-3994
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