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Class 2 Device Recall Focal Release 4.34.00 through 4.50.00 software

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 Class 2 Recall
Focal Release 4.34.00 through 4.50.00 software
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Date Posted June 14, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated on April 09, 2014
Recall Number Z-2559-2011
Recall Event ID 58226
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification System,Planning,Radiation Therapy Treatment - Product Code MUJ
Product Focal Radiation Treatment Planning System, Focal Release 4.34.00 through 4.50.00. For use in radiation treatment planning using generally accepted contouring methods. The Focal software allows users to access XiO and other RTP systems from a remote PC-based system and provides the user with the ability to edit and modify patient data from a Windows-based PC and transfer the information back to the RTP system.
Code Information Focal Release 4.34.00 through 4.50.00
Recalling Firm/
Computerized Medical Systems Inc
13723 Riverport Drive
Suite 100
Maryland Heights, Missouri 63043
For Additional Information Contact Christopher Ivicevich
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Focal Software: When a patient is defined as prone and the shifts are manually entered and the LOCK SHIFT box is checked the X coordinate (left/right) and the Z coordinate (anterior/posterior) are reversed (left to right, anterior to posterior). This could potentially lead to incorrect isocenter definitions from prone patients and thus a mislocation of dose.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Software Design
Action Computerized Medical System sent a CUSTOMER ADVISORY dated June 12, 2009, to all affected users. This advisory identified the product, the problem, and the action needed to be taken by the customer. There were no patients mistreated as a result of this issue The firm will send out a User Notice to all sites still running affected software to remind them that the issue resolution is available. For further questions, please call (403 ) 830-8023.
Quantity in Commerce 462
Distribution Worldwide Distribution -- USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico, and the countries of Algeria, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Egypt, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom, and Venezuela.
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 = MUJ and Original Applicant = COMPUTERIZED MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.