Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de staple, implantable

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 Covidien LLC.

¿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 inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Staple, implantable - Product Code GDW
  • Causa
    The device cartridge disengaged during use due to manufacturing error.
  • Acción
    Medtronic sent an "URGENT MEDICAL RECALL LETTER" dated September 13, 2017, was issued to customers titled "Covidien Endo GIA Black Radial Reload with Tri-Staple Technology" urging customers to quarantine and return unused product to recalling firm. Questions or concerns can be directed to: For further questions, please call (203) 492-5000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Product number: EGIARADXT Lot code: N6L0351X
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Internationally, including Japan. No USA Customers
  • Descripción del producto
    Endo GIA" Radial Reload with Tri-Staple" Technology || The Endo GIA radial reloads with Tri-Staple Technology have application in open or minimally invasive general abdominal, gynecologic and thoracic surgery for resection and transection of tissue and creation of anastomosis, as well as application deep in the pelvis, e.g. low anterior resection. They may be used for transection and resection of liver substance, hepatic vasculature and biliary structures and for transection and resection of pancreas.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Covidien LLC, 60 Middletown Ave, North Haven CT 06473-3908
  • 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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