Rappel de Device Recall Zimmer Biomet Spine

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 Trabecular Metal Technology, Inc..

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 3
  • Numéro de l'événement
  • Date de mise en oeuvre 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
    Intervertebral fusion device with bone graft, lumbar - Product Code MAX
  • Cause
    This field action is being initiated following the firm's discovery of a procedural error in the approval of literature resulting in the undo release of certain content. information was disseminated to distributors and sales representatives during the 2016 national sales meeting held february 17-21, 2016.
  • Action
    Zimmer Biomet sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction Notice dated July 7, 2016, to all consignees on the list requiring them to destroy all literature and notify Zimmer Biomet of others who they have disseminated the material further. Retraining the sales force on the use of the TM Ardis. The details of the strategy are contained within the Draft Recall Strategy attached to the email transmitting this report. For further questions, please call (973) 576-0032.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Description du dispositif
    The TM Ardis Interbody System implant is a convex, straight TLIF or PLIF device for interbody fusion of the anterior column of the spine. TM Ardis is designed for fusing the adjacent bony surfaces and may be used to replace a disc at one or two contiguous levels in L2-S1. The superior and inferior surfaces of the device are textured to provide increased stability and convex to conform to the vertebral endplates. The device also has two slots on the posterior end to mate with the insertion instrument. The TM Ardis device is wholly comprised of Trabecular Metal Porous Tantalum. Surgical instrumentation for use with the proposed system will be fabricated from surgical grade stainless steel and other applicable materials.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Zimmer Trabecular Metal Technology, Inc., 10 Pomeroy Rd, Parsippany NJ 07054-3722
  • 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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