Rappel de Device Recall Avenir Mller Stem

Selon U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ce/cet/cette rappel concerne un dispositif en/au/aux/à United States qui a été fabriqué par Zimmer Gmbh.

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 2
  • Numéro de l'événement
  • Date de mise en oeuvre de l'événement
  • Date de publication de l'événement
  • Statut de l'événement
  • Pays de l'événement
  • Date de fin de l'événement
  • Source de l'événement
  • URL de la source de l'événement
  • Notes / Alertes
    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.
  • Notes supplémentaires dans les données
    Prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, metal/ceramic/polymer, cemented or non-porous, uncemented - Product Code LZO
  • Cause
    Product mix-up. the avenir m¿ller stem 6 lateral uncemented might be placed in the packaging of the avenir m¿ller stem 4 standard uncemented and vice versa. potential for delay in surgery, and/or potential for use of incorrect implant which may in turn lead dismetry in patient and possibly the need for revision.
  • Action
    Zimmer Biomet sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated June 30, 2016 to all affected customers via courier. The recall notification included a description of the reason for the recall, affected product, consignee responsibilities, and instructions for responding to the formal recall notification. Customers were instructed to review the notification immediately and ensure affected personnel are aware of the contents and assist Zimmer Biomet sales representative with the quarantine of any affected device. Your Zimmer Biomet sales representative will remove any affected device. Customers were also instructed to complete the Certification of Acknowledgement form and return to corporatequality.postmarket@zimmerbiomet.com. Customers with further questions or concerns were instructed to contact the customer call center at 1-800-348-2759 between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm EST. For questions regarding this recall call 800-348-2759.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Item Name: Avenir M¿ller Stem 4 Standard Item Number: 01.06010.004 Lot Number: 4022860  Item Name: Avenir M¿ller Stem 6 Lateral Item Number: 01.06010.106 Lot Number: 4023094
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution to OH and NM
  • Description du dispositif
    Avenir M¿ller Stem 4 Standard || Avenir M¿ller Stem 6 Lateral || Hip joint metal/ceramic/polymer semi-constrained cemented or || nonporous uncemented prosthesis || Intended Use: " Advanced wear of the joint due to degenerative, post-traumatic or rheumatic diseases. " Failed previous hip surgery including joint reconstruction (osteotomy), arthrodesis, hemiarthroplasty or total hip replacement (THR). " Acute traumatic fracture of the femoral head or neck " Avascular necrosis of the femoral head. " Avenir Moller Stems are for cementless use only.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Zimmer Gmbh, Sulzer Allee 8, Winterthur Switzerland
  • 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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