Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Synthes Spine TPAL Spacer System.

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 Synthes USA (HQ), 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
  • Número del evento
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Intervertebral fusion device with bone graft, lumbar - Product Code MAX
  • Causa
    Labeling correction for medical device - previous labeling and promotional materials associated with the t-pal spacer system reference the use of t-pal spacer with allograft material. t-pal spacer is currently indicated for use with autograft material. all accounts with record of receiving t-pal implant will receive notification of the labeling correction and a copy of the updated brochure. all.
  • Acción
    SYNTHES sent an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE LABELING CORRECTION letter dated September 23, 2011, to all affected customers. The labeling has been revised. Updated information packets have been sent to all accounts which included the final labeling and communications to accounts and sales force. Customers were instructed to review the updated supplemental labeling provided in the package Customers were instructed to attach the supplementary technique page to an T-PAL Spacer Brochure that may be in their facility. They can access an electronic version of the Brochure by accesssng Product Literature at the following link: The new version can be identified by code J10120 located at the bottom right corner of the back cover. To confirm receipt and understanding of the information, customers were requested to complete the Verification Section of the letter and return it to Synthes by either of the following methods: Mail provided postage paid envelope Fax 610-251-9005 Scan/e-mail to For any questions call 1-800-420-7025 x5403 or contact their Synthes Spine Sales Consultant.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part number 01.812.001 - T-PAL Instrument and Implant Set
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, HI, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. and Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C; Internationally to Canada and Japan
  • Descripción del producto
    Synthes Spine T-PAL Spacer System. Transforaminal posterior atraumatic lumbar spacer system. || Transforaminal posterior atraumatic lumbar spacer system. Synthes T-PAL Spacer is indicated for use in patients with degenerative disc disease (DDD) at one or two contiguous levels from L2 to S1 whose condition requires the use of interbody fusion combined with supplemental fixation. The interior of the T-PAL Spacer should be packed with autogeneous bone graft (i.e. autograft). DDD is defined as back pain of discogenic origin with degeneration of the disc confirmed by history and radiographic studies. These patients should be skeletally mature and have had six months of non-operative treatment.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Synthes USA (HQ), Inc., 1302 Wrights Ln E, West Chester PA 19380-3417
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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