Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de T5766 Offset Reamer Handle

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 Greatbatch Medical.

¿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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    On june 14, 2016, greatbatch discovered a significant increase in the number of field complaints for the t5766 offset reamer handle in which the u-joints of the drive chain component seizes during orthopedic procedures rendering the device non-functional. the 2016 failure rate for this failure exceeds the occurrence rate as defined in the dfmea.
  • Acción
    Consignee was sent via e-mail on 10/16/2016 a Greatbatch "Urgent Medical Device Recall" letter dated 10/19/2016 The letter described the purpose of the letter, Reason for Notification, Risk to Health, Recommendation, Instruction to Zimmer. Advised consignee to examine their inventory, quarantine the product and provide a list of the affected countries where the product was distributed. Also requested consignee to complete the Customer Notification Response form and return to Greatbatch at For questions contact your local Greatbatch Medical representative, Monday through Friday via telephone at 1-763-951-8235 8:00 AM (CT) to 5:00 PM (CT), or e-mail us at .


  • Modelo / Serial
    2481193, 2468380, 2599785, 2463309, 2468379, 2468398, 2468397, 2599516, 2671555, 2599517, 2670543, 2671558, 2734809, 2814828, 2814829, 2824496, 2858434, 2865404, 3030658, 2944397, 2977852, 2967214, 3000586, 3000590, 3030658, 3044689, 3071903, 3135658, 3088675, 3107504, 3188688, 3385844, 3188690, 3387046, 3397768.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the states of IN and the countries of Canada, Austria, Germany, Japan.
  • Descripción del producto
    Offset Reamer Handle, T5766 || Product Usage: || The reamer handles are re-usable surgical instruments used in arthroplasty surgery of the hip joints, where either total joint replacement or resurfacing surgery is performed using a reamer cutting instrument. The reamer handles are intended for use with a surgical driver (active device). The reamer handle is connected at the distal end to a reamer. The T5766 reamer handle is an offset design with a drive shaft mechanism that spins on roller bearings and is encapsulated in an inner clam shell housing that is constrained within a Radel¿ tube and outer housing.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Greatbatch Medical, 2300 Berkshire Ln N, Plymouth MN 55441-4575
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source