Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Volcano FloWire Doppler Guidewire

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 Volcano 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • 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
    Wire, guide, catheter - Product Code DQX
  • Causa
    Reports of no signal displayed on the monitor when flowire doppler guide wires were connected to the combomap.
  • Acción
    Volcano Corporation sent recall letters dated October 6, 2009, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to complete and fax the attached Customer Reply Letter so that an RMA could be issued for the return of the unused affected product, and any replacement or credit could be arranged. Customers were instructed to return the Customer Reply letter even if they no longer have the affected product in their inventory. For questions regarding the use of the product. customers were instructed to contact their Sales Representative. For questions regarding this recall call 916-281-2790.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part number 1400; Serial numbers 011-0318-002; 011-01323-012; 011-01319-001; 011-01319-002, 011-01319-005, 011-01319-006; 011-01319-007; 011-01318-001, 011-01321-003, 011-01321-006; 011-01321-008; 011-01321-009; 011-01322-001, 011-01323-010.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including MI, AZ and FL and the countries of Japan and Europe
  • Descripción del producto
    FloWire Doppler Guide wires. || Volcano Corporation, || Rancho Cardova, Ca. || The Volcano FloWire Doppler guide wire is a single use guide wire intended for use in all blood vessels including both coronary and peripheral arteries to measure blood flow velocities during diagnostics angiography and/or interventional procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Volcano Corporation, 2870 Kilgore Rd, Rancho Cordova CA 95670-6133
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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