Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de The Greenfield Vena Cava Filter

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 Boston Scientific Scimed.

¿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
    Filter, Intravascular, Cardiovascular - Product Code DTK
  • Causa
    Certain units within eleven lots of the 12 fr greenfield vena cava filter may lack a taper on the braided sheath of the delivery system. the lack of a taper could lead to vessel damage as a result of the sheath catching on the edge of the vein and causing a tear.
  • Acción
    Urgent Recall Notice dated 08/04/05 was Federal Express''d to customers for delivery on 08/05/05. This notice informs customers of the issue and identifies affected product. Customers are asked to immediately discontinue use of and segregate these recalled lots. Steps for Voluntary Recall and Tracking/Verification Form were sent to the Risk Manager only. The Tracking/Verification Form is to be completed by the Risk Manager even if there are no affected lots to return. To return affected product, the customer must call Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC) to obtain a Returned Goods Authorization (RGA) number. Returned Goods are to be packaged and sent to BSC with the Tracking/Verification Form and using the enclosed red/white field action return shipping label to: Boston Scientific Marina Bay, 500 Commander Shea Blvd., Quincy, MA 02171


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot numbers: 7129578 and 7124116
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    OUS includes countries of Chile, Japan, Netherlands and Taiwan. Within the US to: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA and WI
  • Descripción del producto
    Titanium Greenfield Vena Cava Filter with 12 Fr./4,0 mm Introducer System. Catalog no. M001503010. Sterile EO. Single Use Only. Manufacturer: Boston Scientific Cork Ltd., Business and Technology Park, Model Farm Rd., Cork, Ireland. Distributed in USA by: Boston Scientific Corporation, One Boston Scientific Place, Natick, MA USA 01760. The devices are permanently implanted devices designed to protect against pulmonary embolism while maintaining patency of the inferior vena cava. It is inserted through the internal jugular or femoral vein using a percutaneous puncture or surgical cutdown. The Titanium Greeenfield Vena Cava Filter comes preloaded in a jugular or a femoral introducer catheter.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Boston Scientific Scimed, 1 Scimed Pl, Maple Grove MN 55311-1565
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