Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Zilver PTX DrugEluting Peripheral Stent

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 Cook, Inc..

¿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 1
  • Número del evento
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  • Fuente 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
    Stent, superficial femoral artery, drug-eluting - Product Code NIU
  • Causa
    Cook medical has received a small number of complaints related to the delivery system for the zilver ptx drug-eluting peripheral stent involving fractures of the delivery system inner catheter after stent deployment, and separation of the inner catheter tip section (13 complaints with an occurrence rate of 0.043%) two adverse events, including one death, occurred in cases where a tip separation.
  • Acción
    Cook Medical sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated April 24, 2013 to all affect customers. The letter identified the affected products, description of the problem, and actions to be taken. The letter instructed customers to stop use, quarantine, and return all affected products. Customers were asked to complete product reply form and return affected products for credit to Cook Medical, ATTN: Retrun Goods/RGA # 2013C0003. For questions contact Cook Medical Customer Relations at 1-800-457-4500 or 1-812-339-2235.


  • Modelo / Serial
    REF ZIV6-35-125-6-80-PTX ; REFG24890 UDI 10827002248905 All lots distributed prior to 4/16/2013
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA Nationwide; in the countries of Japan, Europe, Brazil, and Australia
  • Descripción del producto
    Zilver¿ PTX¿ Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent - 6 mm X 80mm; 125 cm, Rx, Sterile || Product Usage: || The Zilver PTX Drug -Eluting Peripheral Stent is a self expanding, small metal, mesh tube (stent) with the outer surface coated with the drug Paclitaxel that can be Implanted in an artery in the thigh (femoropopliteal artery). The Paclitaxel coating helps Preven the artery from narrowing again (restenosis). The Zilver; PTX stent acts as a scaffold to:  Hold open a narrowed artery in the thigh (femoropopliteal artery) caused by PAD .  improve blood flow to the extremity.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Cook, Inc., 750 N Daniels Way, Bloomington IN 47404-9120
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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