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Class 2 Device Recall Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning System

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  Class 2 Device Recall Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning System see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 09, 2012
Date Posted September 06, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on January 25, 2013
Recall Number Z-2324-2012
Recall Event ID 62967
510(K)Number K120387  
Product Classification System,planning,radiation therapy treatment - Product Code MUJ
Product Brand name: RayStation. Generic name: Treatment Planning System. Software version and build numbers are and Product lifetime is 5 years.

RayStation is a software system designed for treatment planning and analysis of radiation therapy. The treatment plans provide treatment unit set-up parameters and estimates of dose distributions expected during the proposed treatment, and may be used to administer treatments after review and approval by the intended user. The system functionality can be configured based on user needs. The intended users of RayStation shall be clinically qualified radiation therapy staff trained in using the system.
Code Information Software version and build numbers are and Product lifetime is 5 years. 
Recalling Firm/
Sveavaegen 9
Stockholm Sweden
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The firm decided to recall when an issue was found with the dose calculation in RayStation 2.5, Raystation 2.5.1. The problem has not caused any patient mistreatment or other incidents. However, the user must be aware of this information to avoid incorrect dose calculations during treatment planning. The dose calculation is not correctly normalized in the unusual case of preventing the optimizatio
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action The firm, RaySearch Laboratories, sent an "Urgent Field Safety Notice, Medical Device Correction" letter dated May 9, 2012 to its customers. The letter describes the product, problem and actions to be taken. The letter informed the customers that the "workaround is to not use segment MU optimization" and that there "is in general no need to manually adjust the segment shapes to such an extent there is need for a separate optimization of the segment MU." Additionally, the customers were instructed -Do not uncheck the "Segment shapes" check box; educate planning staff and all users about this workaround; inspect your product and identify all installed units with the noted software version numbers; and complete and return the Reply Form via fax to: RaySearch Americas Inc. at 888-501-7195; email: freddie.cardel@raysearchlabs.com and/or email to: Raysearch Laboratories AB at niclas.borglund@raysearchlabs.com. For further information and return of the Reply Form contact For the Americas: Director of Customer Support, RaySearch Americas at +1877 778 3849 or freddie.cardel@raysearchlabs.com; and For Europe, Asia and rest of the world: Director of Service, RaySearch Laboratories AB at +46 8 5450 6130 or niclas.borglund@raysearchlabs.com.
Quantity in Commerce 19 units
Distribution Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) including states of: FL, MA, NJ, and NY; and countries of: Canada Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland.
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 = MUJ and Original Applicant = RAYSEARCH LABORATORIES AB