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Class 2 Device Recall Merge Cardio

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  Class 2 Device Recall Merge Cardio see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 28, 2016
Create Date January 19, 2017
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on April 08, 2019
Recall Number Z-1046-2017
Recall Event ID 75957
510(K)Number K051649  
Product Classification System, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
Product Merge Cardio software.

Product Usage:
Merge Cardio is a system intended to be used to acquire, store, print, transfer, and archive clinical information including images, Hemodynamic studies and reports, measurements (via import from DICOM Structured Reporting, text files or optical character recognition of measurements captured on images) and cardiology signal (waveform) data.
Code Information Versions: 9.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 9.0.3, 9.0.4, 9.0.5, 9.0.6, 9.0.7, 9.0.8, 9.0.9, 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.1, and 10.1.2
Recalling Firm/
Merge Healthcare, Inc.
900 Walnut Ridge Dr
Hartland WI 53029-8347
For Additional Information Contact Merge Service and Support
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
If a reader selects Multi-study review prior to the original study completing its loading process and then immediately returns to image review of the original study, it is possible that not all current images will be present for review, which could result in incorrect treatment/diagnosis.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software design
Action The recalling firm issued a letter dated 3/28/2016 via email or via certified mail if they did not have an email address for the customer. A second letter dated 7/11/2016 was issued to nonresponders.
Quantity in Commerce 188 sites potentially have the effected versions
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 = LLZ and Original Applicant = CAMTRONICS MEDICAL SYSTEMS