Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Synthes TomoFix Plates

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
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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
    Appliance, fixation, nail/blade/plate combination, multiple component - Product Code KTT
  • Causa
    A labeling correction was initiated related to the surgical technique guide j5606-c "tomofix osteotomy system" due to the potential for a surgical delay if the surgeon inserts the superior screws at a lesser angle (4 or 6 degrees) and is not aware that those angles are not present.
  • Acción
    Synthes sent an Urgent Field Safety Notification/Medical Device Labeling Correction letter dated October 9, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to exchange the old surgical technique guide version J5606-C with the new version J5606-D provided with this notification. Review the revised surgical technique guide (Pages 25 & 26). Forward this Field Safety Notification to anyone in their facility that need to be informed. If the surgical technique guide has been forwarded to another facility, contact that facility. Maintain awareness of this notice until all surgical technique guides have been exchanged. Maintain a copy of this notice. Customers with questions were instructed to contact their Synthes Sales Consultant. For questions regarding this recall call 610-719-5000.


  • Modelo / Serial
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  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) Canada and Mexico
  • Descripción del producto
    Synthes TomoFix Plates || The Synthes J5606-C TomoFix Osteotomy System is used for open and closed wedge osteotomies of the medial proximal tibia, lateral proximal tibia, medial and lateral distal femur, treatment of bone and joint deformities, fractures, and malalignment caused by injury or disease such as osteoarthritis.
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  • 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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