Rappel de Virage Occipital-Cervical-Thoracic (OCT) Spinal Fixation System - Closure Caps (used to stabilise support or correct alignment of spinal vertebrae)

Selon Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, ce/cet/cette rappel concerne un dispositif en/au/aux/à Australia qui a été fabriqué par Zimmer Pty Ltd.

Qu'est-ce que c'est?

Une correction ou un retrait opéré par un fabricant afin de répondre à un problème causé par un dispositif médical. Les rappels surviennent lorsqu'un dispositif médical est défectueux, lorsqu'il pourrait poser un risque pour la santé, ou les deux à la fois.

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  • Type d'événement
  • ID de l'événement
  • Classe de risque de l'événement
    Class II
  • Date de mise en oeuvre de l'événement
  • Pays de l'événement
  • Source de l'événement
  • URL de la source de l'événement
  • Notes / Alertes
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Notes supplémentaires dans les données
  • Cause
    Zimmer spine has received complaints of closure top loosening. loosening may occur when there is off-axis driver pressure and when the rod is not fully seated prior to application and final tightening of closure top.The most probable risks associated with off-axis tightening of the closure top and final tightening of the closure tops prior to the rod being fully seated in the screw is loosening of the closure tops which may result in a revision surgery.
  • Action
    Zimmer Spine is providing users with additional technique guidance in advance of an updated Surgical Technical Manual for the Virage OCT Spinal Fixation System. Surgeons are advised to adhere to the additional guidance provided with the customer letter to minimise the risk of improper locking of the construct.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Virage Occipital-Cervical-Thoracic (OCT) Spinal Fixation System - Closure Caps (used to stabilise support or correct alignment of spinal vertebrae)Item Number: 07.01728.001All Lots affectedARTG Number: 111775
  • Manufacturer


  • Société-mère du fabricant (2017)
  • Commentaire du fabricant
    “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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