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Class 2 Device Recall Artis Qzee/zeego

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  Class 2 Device Recall Artis Qzee/zeego see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 01, 2016
Date Posted November 17, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on June 21, 2017
Recall Number Z-0603-2017
Recall Event ID 75606
510(K)Number K052202  
Product Classification Interventional fluoroscopic x-ray system - Product Code OWB
Product AXIOM Artis, Angiographic x-ray system

Product Usage:
The Artis systems are a family of dedicated angiography systems developed for single and biplane diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures including, but not limited to, pediatric and obese patients. Procedures that can be performed with the Artis zee / zeego and Q/ Q.zen include cardiac angiography, neuro angiography, general angiography, rotational angiography, operating room angiography, multipurpose angiography and whole body radiographic/fluoroscopic procedures. Artis zee / zeego and Q/ Q.zen can also support the acquisition of position triggered imaging for spatial data synthesis.
Code Information Model Numbers: 5917054, 7008605, 7412807, 7413078, 7555357, 7555365, 7555373, 7727717, 7728392
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc
40 Liberty Blvd
Malvern PA 19355-1418
For Additional Information Contact Meredith Adams
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The possibility exists that the semi-automatic focus switch may not work as intended when pressing the footswitch multiple times.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software in the Use Environment
Action Siemens mailed a Customer Safety Advisory Notice to affected customers to inform them of a corrective action they plan to perform to prevent a possible hazard to persons and equipment. The notice identified the associated risks, underlying issues, impact on system operation and actions to be taken.
Quantity in Commerce 4,657 systems Worldwide
Distribution US Nationwide Distribution.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = OWB and Original Applicant = SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC.