||July 24, 2013
||Axiom Aristos MX Solid State Flat Panel Digital Imager, Model number 5895003. The device is used for diagnostic X-ray imaging.
||Model Number 5895003 with serial numbers 1052 through 2500.
|Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc
51 Valley Stream Pkwy
Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355
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||Siemens Customer Service
|Siemens issued a Field Safety Notice about the potential hazard to patients or operators when using the function "table top float" of the AXIOM Aristos MX. When repositioning a patient lying on the table top and releasing the table top, it is possible that the fingers of the patient or operator are between the table top and the detector tray and if the table top is moved, the fingers can be squee
||On 6/5/13, consignees were notified by letter of a "Field Safety Notice" and received instructions about how to avoid the potential risk of this issue while using the device. Siemens also rolled out a modification of AXIOM Aristos MX that will avoid these potential injuries in the future.
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