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Class 2 Device Recall Vital Connect

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 Class 2 Recall
Vital Connect
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Date Posted February 02, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated on November 06, 2012
Recall Number Z-1021-2011
Recall Event ID 56923
Premarket Notification
510(K) Numbers
K062154  K071362 
Product Classification System, Image Processing, Radiological - Product Code LLZ
Product Vital Connect 4.0 & 4.1, radiological image processing software A Medical diagnostic software system intended to process, analyze, review, and distribute multi-dimensional digital images acquired from a variety of imaging devices including: CT MR, CR/DR/DX, SC, US, NM, PET, XA and RF, etc. Vital connect has the following intended use: Vessel Probe is intended for viewing the anatomy and pathology of a patient's coronary arteries. Clinicians select any artery to view the following anatomical references: the highlighted vessel in 3D, two rotate-able curved MPR vessel views displayed at angles orthogonal to each other, and cross sections of the vessel.
Code Information Any VitalConnect version, or the Vitrea Core component of Vitrea Enterprise Suite (VES) 1.2 adn VES 1.3.
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Vital Images, Inc.
5850 Opus Parkway Suite 300
Plymouth, Minnesota 55343-4414
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
There is a potential alignment error of fused PET/CT images in the Vitrea Core component of Vitrea Enterprise Suite 1.2 and 1.3. The error occurs during panning of the fused PET/CT images. Because the PET data has a larger voxel size than the CT data, it is possible to pan the CT image in more frequent, smaller steps than the PET image, so that the fused PET image does not move until the CT data
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Software Design
Action The firm, Vital Images, Inc,., sent a "Urgent Software Alert" letter dated August 23, 2010 to all customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken by the customers. The customers were instructed to not use the PET/CT fusion functionality until the software updates are provided and to re-examine any past results. If you have any questions or comments, contact Customer Support at support@vitalimages.com or at 1-800-208-3005.
Quantity in Commerce 178
Distribution Worldwide Distribution: USA including states of: AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX VA, WV, WI, and WY; and countries of: AUSTRALIA, HONG KONG, UNITED KINGDOM, NETHERLANDS, FRANCE, BELGIUM, CANADA, CHINA, AUSTRALIA, SWITZERLAND, and ITALY.AUSTRALIA, HONG KONG, UNITED KINGDOM, NETHERLANDS, FRANCE, BELGIUM, CANADA, CHINA, AUSTRALIA, SWITZERLAND, ITALY.
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) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = LLZ and Original Applicant = VITAL IMAGES, INC.
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