Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Transhepatic Biliary Stent 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 Cordis Corporation.

¿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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  • 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
    Catheter, biliary, diagnostic - Product Code FGE
  • Causa
    Cordis corporation is recalling 32 lots of cordis s.M.A.R.T. nitinol stent transhepatic biliary system and s.M.A.R.T. control nitinol stent transhepatic biliary system. there is a potential for a sterility breach due to holes or tears in the tyvek packaging.
  • Acción
    Cordis Corp sent a " Urgent Medical Device Recall (Removal) letter dated April 9, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. A Response Form was provided with each notification. Customers were asked to complete and return Response Form. The customers were instructed to : " Immediately identify and set aside all product listed above in a manner that ensures the affected product will not be used. " Review, complete, sign and return the enclosed Acknowledgement Form directly to Cordis at the fax number on the form. " Either return any affected product with reference to the RA# on the form, or contact your local sales representative, or contact Customer Service (see Available Assistance section) to facilitate return of the affected product. Replacement product will be provided in a short time frame. Credit will be provided for customer-owned inventory upon request. " Pass on this notice to anyone in your facility that needs to be informed. " If any product listed below has been forwarded to another facility, contact that facility to arrange return. " Maintain awareness of this notice until all product listed above has been returned to Cordis. For questions related to the issue or product replacement, please contact your local sales representative, or contact the special Customer Service number (800) 551-7683, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM EDT.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot No's. 15530111, 15535366, 15556361, 15560541, 15562698, 15530115, 15536150, 15556366, 15560543, 15530114, 15556368, 15560545, 15562701, 15530113, 15556371, 15560546, 15530112, 15535365, 15556374, 15562702.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-- USA (nationwide) and the country Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    Product is labeled in part: Inner Label "***S.M.A.R.T. Transhepatic Biliary Stent***REF Cat. No.***Lot No.***Use By***Cordis S.M.A.R.T. Nitinol Stent Transhepatic Biliary System***Assembled in Mexico***Cordis Corporation 14201 North West 60th Avenue Miami Lakes, Florida 33014, USA***Cordis S.M.A.R.T. TRANSHEPATIC BILIARY STENT***Cordis a Johnson & Johnson company***Endovascular***" || Catalog C06120MB Lot No's. 15530111, 15535366, 15556361, 15560541, 15562698. || Catalog C06150MB Lot No's. 15530115, 15536150, 15556366, 15560543. || Catalog C07120 MB Lot No's. 15530114, 15556368, 15560545, 15562701. || Catalog C07150MB Lot No's. 15530113, 15556371, 15560546. || Catalog C08120MB Lot No's. 15530112. || Catalog C08150MB Lot No's. 15535365, 15556374, 15562702. || Indicated for palliation of malignant neoplasms in the biliary tree.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Cordis Corporation, 14201 Nw 60th Ave, Miami Lakes FL 33014-2802
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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