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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of April 17, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description GE Healthcare, Discovery MR750w 3.0T System. Part Number: 5352293. Product Usage: 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.
Recall Number Z-1100-2013
Classification Class II
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Product Distributed Qty 46
Reason For Recall GE Healthcare has recently become aware of a potential issue due to image flip in frequency encoding direction associated with a specific workflow of your Discovery MR750w system. Image flip issue in frequency encoding direction (including S/I, A/P and R/L) can result in incorrect localization of anatomy and pathological findings.

Event Detail

Event Id 64763
Product Type Devices
Status Completed
Recalling Firm GE Healthcare, LLC
City Waukesha
State WI
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-04-23
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including the states of: AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, MD, NJ, NY, OH, OK, TX. and the countries of Australia, Belarus, Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, Lebanon, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.