Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Zimmer Trilogy

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 Zimmer, 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
  • 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
    Prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, metal/polymer, porous uncemented - Product Code LPH
  • Causa
    Zimmer trilogy¿ acetabular system shell with cluster holes, porous,56 mm o.D., sterile; is missing polar hole threads. zimmer received one complaint in which no injury was reported.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent a Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice dated September 20, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the products the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to locate quarantine and return affected product to Zimmer Product Service Department, 1777 West center St. Warsaw, IN 46580 for product in the USA. Customers were asked to complete the Inventory Return Certification Form and follow the instructions where to return this form. For further questions please call (574) 372-4807.


  • Modelo / Serial
    REF 6200-056-22, lot 62010615
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution--USA (nationwide) including the states of AL, CA, CT, KS, MA, MD, MN, MO, NY, SD, TX and WI and the countries of Bulgaria,Canada, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Russian Fed, Sweden and UK
  • Descripción del producto
    The Trilogy Acetabular System Shell with Cluster Holes Porous 56 mm O.D. Sterile || The Trilogy Acetabular System is indicated for either cemented or uncemented use In skeletally mature Individuals undergoing primary or revision surgery for rehabilitating hips damaged as a result of noninflammatory degenerative joint disease (NIDJD) or its composite diagnoses of osteoarthritis, avascular necrosis, protrusio acetabuli, traumatic arthritis, slipped capital epiphysis, fused Hip, fracture of the pelvis, and diastrophic variant. The shells with screw holes permit the use of titanium alloy screws to provide additional fixation and security, particularly in those cases where acetabular bone stock is deficient.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer, Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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