| ||Class 2 Recall|
Image Processing System
||July 09, 2012
||Terminated on December 06, 2012
|Recall Event ID
System, Image Processing, Radiological - Product Code LLZ
||GE Advantage CT/PET Fusion for Advantage Windows Workstation with Volume View CT Colonography/Navigator 2 software. (Version 4.0, 4.1,or 4.2)
The Advantage CT/PET Fusion clinical application provides easy comparison of three dimensional (3D) anatomical images from Computed Tomography (CT) and functional images from Positron Emission Tomography (PET).
|GE Healthcare, LLC
3000 N Grandview Blvd
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-1615
||Contact the recalling firm for information
|GE Healthcare has become aware of a potential safety issue due to incorrect alignment of fused CT and PET images associated with the CT/PET fusion capabilities of your Volume Viewer and CT/PET Fusion application.
Volume Viewer allows two studies (one PET and one CT) that are registered in the same spatial domain to be viewed simultaneously in fused mode. The two images should be aligned to th
|DESIGN: Software Design
||GE Healthcare sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION" letter dated May 23, 2012 to all affected customers. The letter identifies the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. The letter provides safety instructions for customers to use until a software upgrade is available. Contact the firm at 800-437-1171 for questions regarding this recall.
|Quantity in Commerce
||Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the states of CA, FL, IL, MA, NJ, NY, SC, and TX and the countries of TURKEY, TUNISIA, TAIWAN, SPAIN, SINGAPORE, SAUDI ARABIA, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, KENYA, JAPAN, ITALY, IRELAND, INDIA, GREAT BRITAIN, GERMANY, FRANCE, EGYPT, CHILE, CHINA, CANADA, BRAZIL, BELGIUM, AUSTRIA, and ARGENTINA.
|Total Product Life Cycle
TPLC Device Report
1 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
510(K)s with Product Code = LLZ and Original Applicant = GE MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.