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Class 2 Device Recall Elekta Synergy XVI R4.5

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  Class 2 Device Recall Elekta Synergy XVI R4.5 see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 25, 2010
Date Posted March 22, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on May 24, 2011
Recall Number Z-1723-2011
Recall Event ID 57960
510(K)Number K051932  
Product Classification Medical charged-particle radiation therapy system. - Product Code IYE
Product Elekta Synergy XVI R4.5

Radiation therapy treatment of malignant neoplastic diseases, as determined by a licensed medical practitioner.
Code Information Serial Numbers 152019, 152117, 151566, 152271, 151942, 152116, 151141, 151885, 152211, 152214, 152158, 151628, and 152207.
Recalling Firm/
Elekta, Inc.
4775 Peachtree Industrial Blvd
Bldg 300, #300
Norcross GA 30092-3011
For Additional Information Contact Thomas Valentine
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
If another patient is selected on the imaging system (XVI) release 4.5) during the transmission of end of treatment data from Desktop Pro R7.01 to R&V system, the XVI information is prioritized and the end of treatment data is never received by the R&V system.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Important Notice A341 titled "Mandatory Upgrade Desktop Pro R7.01 Service Pack and Cancelled Notices" dated January 26, 2011, is in distribution to all affected customers. Field Change Order 20000501011, "Service Pack 2 upgrade to Desktop Pro R7.01 Service Pack 1", dated October 25, 2010 will be utilized by Elekta Service personnel to upgrade the Desktop Pro to include Service Pack 2. The Important Notice letter instructed customers to file the letter in the Important Notice section of the appropriate User Manual. Before doing so, users are to ensure that Desktop Pro R7.01 SP2 is installed on their treatment control system. If it is not installed, customers are to contact their local Elekta representative. Once the installation of Service Pack 2 has taken place, the notices listed in Table 1 of the letter will no longer be applicable and should be removed from the User Manual. Customers should direct their questions to their local Elekta representative.
Quantity in Commerce 13 units
Distribution Class 2 Recall -- Nationwide Distribution -- Including CA, MI, MO, ND, OH, OR, RI, VT, and WI.
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 = IYE and Original Applicant = ELEKTA, INC