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Class 2 Device Recall Siemens Artis Q/Q.zen

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  Class 2 Device Recall Siemens Artis Q/Q.zen see related information
Date Initiated by Firm December 08, 2016
Create Date January 09, 2017
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on April 09, 2019
Recall Number Z-0972-2017
Recall Event ID 76016
510(K)Number K123529  
Product Classification Interventional fluoroscopic x-ray system - Product Code OWB
Product Artis Q/Q.zen, Angiographic x-ray system
Stand alone system
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 # 10848280, 10848281, 10848282, 10848353, 10848354, 10848355
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc
40 Liberty Blvd
Malvern PA 19355-1418
For Additional Information Contact Meredith Adams
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Siemens initiated a corrective action to address two possible, mutually independent causes of a system defect related to the following: - In Artis Systems with A100 Plus or A100G generators, an attempt to resume operation following detection of a fault can result in the failure of a module in the high-voltage generator. - For biplane systems delivered with software version VD11B since April of this year, software problems in conjunction with graphics card may, in rare cases, result in the loss of image display in the examination room.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software in the Use Environment
Action Siemens mailed a Customer Safety Advisory Notice (CSAN) dated December 8, 2016, to all affected customers with Customer Safety Advisory Notice AX002/16/S. Additionally, Siemens has initiated a software update via Update Instruction AX001/16/S. Their Service Organization will contact each customer to schedule an appointment to perform the corrective action; however, customers can make contact for an earlier appointment. Customers with questions should call 1-888-826-9702. For questions regarding this recall call 610-448-6461.
Quantity in Commerce 1,500 distributed Worldwide
Distribution 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.