Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Titan Anchor Accessory Kit

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 Medtronic Neuromodulation.

¿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
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • 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
    stimulator, spinal-cord, totally implanted for pain relief - Product Code LGW
  • Causa
    Medtronic is issuing a medical device correction for the model 3550-39 titan¿ anchor due to the potential for lead migration as a result of insert separation within the anchor. the medtronic model 3550-39 titan¿ anchor accessory kit is designed for use with medtronic percutaneous in-line connector spinal cord stimulation leads. medtronic has received reports of separation of the titanium insert.
  • Acción
    Consignees were sent a Medtronic "Urgent: Medical Device Correction" letter on 10/27/09. The letter was addressed to "Dear Healthcare Professional" and was dated October 2009. The letter described the problem and the product as well as the Scope and Potential Severity and gave Recommendations. Enclosures with the letter included: Use By Date (UBD) location on the Titan anchor accessory kit product packaging, Titan anchor patient letter, Reply card and Return envelope. Questions are direct to Medtronic via email at


  • Modelo / Serial
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    All states in the United States including Puerto Rico. Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Andurra, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tukey, United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic Accessory Kit , Titan¿ Anchor Accessory Kit, 3550-39, Single Use, RX Only, Contents of the inner package are STERILE., Medtronic, Inc, Minneapolis, MN 55432-5604
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Neuromodulation, 7000 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis MN 55432-3568
  • 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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