Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de WaveLight FS 200 Femtosecond Laser 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 Wavelight AG.

¿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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  • 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
    keratome, ac-powered - Product Code HNO
  • Causa
    The software calculating the patterns were found to has a rounding error for certain parameter ranges. these rounding errors could result in an incomplete cut in the donor or patient tissue.
  • Acción
    WaveLight AG sent an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION letter April 18, 2011 to the affected customers. The letter identified the product, problem and the action to be taken by the customer. The letter advised the customers to discontinue keratoplasty cuts with the WaveLight FS200 until the new version can be installed. Alcon will contact you to schedule a visit of a service engineer at your site, to disable the keratoplasty function in your device, until a new software version can be installed to fix this problem. If you have experienced a product problem or adverse event related to this medical device correction, please contact Alcon Medical Safety at 1-800-561-6466, option 3. Customers were requested to complete the attached reply form to acknowledge receipt of this notification and fax it to ( 817) 916-9087.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Alcon Product Code 8065990714 WaveLight Model 1025 Software Version: Version Blue, Service Pack 2
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including states of TX, KS, NC, CA, FL, OH, SC, MD, VA and NY and countries of Switzerland, Germany, Greece, United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Australia, India, Malaysia, France, Finland, Saudi Arabia, Czech Republic, Poland, China and South Korea and Iran.
  • Descripción del producto
    WaveLight FS200 Femtosecond Laser System || Alcon Product Code 8065990714 WaveLight Model 1025 Software Version: Version Blue, Service Pack 2. || The WaveLight FS 200 Laser System is an ophthalmic surgical laser indicated for use in refractive surgery for LASIK flap cutting, lamellar and perforating keratoplasty, and intrastromal surgery for implants.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Wavelight AG, Industriegebiet Doellnitz 5, Pressath Germany
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