Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de ZMR Porous Revision Hip Prosthesis and ZMR Revision Taper Hip Prosthesis

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
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    This recall was initiated because it may not be clear to the surgeon whether the device can be used based on the instructions for use.
  • Acción
    The firm Zimmer, sent an "URGENT DEVICE CORRECTION" letter dated August 26, 2011 to Marketing Personnel, Distributors, Sales Representatives, Distribution Operation Managers, and Surgeons. The letters identified the reason for the recall, the product, and required actions to be taken. The letter also included Medwatch reporting information and a Certificate of Acknowledgement form to fax back to the recalling firm to confirm receipt of the recall notice. For questions contact Zimmer at 1-877-946-2761.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog Number 97-9990-006-00 Revision 1, 2010. All lots for all devices
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and the countries of: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dubai/UAE, Eschbach, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Israel, Korea, Lebanon, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, S. Africa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, and Venezuela,
  • Descripción del producto
    ZMR Over the Junction Instruments for Revision, utilized for the following ZMR devices: Porous Stem,Nitrited Porous Revision, Slotted Porous Bowed Stems with and without Compression Nut, Splined Straight Stem, Taper Stem and Bodies, Calcar Bodies, and Spout Bodies. || Product Usage: The ZMR Hip Prosthesis is indicated for cementless total hip arthroplasty in patients whose bone stock is of poor quality or inadequate for other reconstruction techniques as indicated by deficiencies of the femoral head, neck or portions of the proximal femur.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
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