| ||Class 2 Recall|
Brivo MR355/Optima MR360
||February 24, 2011
||Terminated on July 03, 2012
|Recall Event ID
System, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Product Code LNH
||10) Brivo MR355/Optima MR360 Not yet 510(K) cleared and are not distributed in the US. (K103330)
The Brivo MR355/ Optima MR360 is a whole body magnetic resonance scanner designed to support high resolution, high signal-to-noise ratio, and short scan times. It is indicated for use as a diagnostic imaging device to produce axial, sagittal, coronal, and oblique images, spectroscopic images, parametric maps, and/or spectra, dynamic images of the structures and/or functions of the entire body, including, but not limited to, head, neck, TMJ, spine, breast, heart, abdomen, pelvis, joints, prostate, blood vessels, and musculoskeletal regions of the body. Depending on the region of interest being imaged, contrast agents may be used. The images produced by the Brivo MR355/ Optima MR360 reflect the spatial distribution or molecular environment of nuclei exhibiting magnetic resonance. These images and/or spectra when interpreted by a trained physician yield information that may assist in diagnosis.
|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 issue associated with the gradient cables being inadvertently swapped while servicing the gradients on some GE Healthcare MR Systems that may impact patient safety.
If the gradient cables are inadvertently swapped while servicing the gradients, and the Service Engineer
does not perform the geometry check as required in the service procedure, images m
|COMPONENT CONTROLS (GMP - GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE): Nonconforming Material/Component
||On November 9, 2010, the firm, GE Healthcare, sent an "Urgent Medical Device Correction" letter dated November 5, 2010 to all Consignees/Customers. The letter described the product, problem and action to be taken by the firm. GE instructed the customers to contact their local GEHC support Engineer, if they have any questions about the image orientation, or the procedures for geometry checks on thier system. Additionally, a GE Healthcare representative will install a device, which will reduce the potiential for the gradient cables to be swapped.
Contact your local GEHC Support Engineer if you have any questions concerning this notification or phone: 262-548-2731.
|Quantity in Commerce
||Worldwide distribution: USA including DC and PR; and countries including: VIET NAM, VENEZUELA, URUGUAY, UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, UKRAINE, TURKEY, TUNISIA, FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA, THAILAND, TAIWAN, SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC, SWITZERLAND, SWEDEN, SPAIN, SOUTH AFRICA, SLOVENIA, SLOVAKIA, SINGAPORE, SAUDI ARABIA, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, ROMANIA, REUNION, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, PORTUGAL POLAND, PHILIPPINES, PERU,PARAGUAY, PANAMA, PAKISTAN, NORWAY, NEW ZEALAND, NETHERLANDS, MOROCCO, MEXICO, MAURITIUS, MARTINIQUE,MALTA, MALAYSIA, LUXEMBOURG,LITHUANIA, LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA, LEBANON, LATVIA, KUWAIT, KENYA, KAZAKHSTAN, JORDAN, JAPAN, JAMAICA, ITALY, ISRAEL, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN, IRELAND, INDONESIA, INDIA, ICELAND, HUNGARY, HONG KONG, HONDURAS, GUYANA, GUATEMALA, GUADELOUPE, GREECE, GERMANY, GEORGIA, FRENCH POLYNESIA, FRANCE, FINLAND, EL SALVADOR, EGYPT, ECUADOR, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, DENMARK, CECH REPUBLIC, CYPRUS, CROATIA, COLOMBIA, CHINA, CHILE, CANDA, BULGARIA, BRAZIL, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, BOLIVIA, BELGIUM, BELARUS, AZERBAIJAN, AUSTRIA, AUSTRALIA, ARGENTINA, ALGERIA.
|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 = LNH and Original Applicant = GE HANGWEI MEDICAL SYSTEMS CO., LTD.