Cl ll GE Healthcare Advantage Workstations

Company: GE Healthcare Advantage Workstations
Date of Enforcement Report:12/19/2007

GE Healthcare Advantage Workstations, Advantage Workstation version 4.2 and 4.3 with Volume Viewer 2 (version 6.4-6.8) provided with Advance Vessel Analysis (AVA) and Advantage Workstation 4.4 with Volume Viewer 2 (version 6.8 or before) or Volume Viewer 3 (version 7.2 -7.3) provided with Advanced Vessel Analysis (AVA), Model 2378698-2, Recall # Z-0265-2008

Aortic Length over-estimated: Incorrect measurements when using the Aorta analysis protocol or customized protocols. Until a new software version is installed the aorta analysis protocol or the customized protocols for an aneurysm should not be used.

Recalling Firm: GE Healthcare, Waukesha, WI, by letter letters dated September 10, 2007.
Manufacturer: GE Medical Systems, SCS, Buc Cedex, France. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

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Amy enjoys researching and writing about developments in medical technology and how that intersects with US law. She received her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2020 and now works as a Regulatory Associate for SoftwareCPR®, a general-purpose regulatory consulting firm that is recognized globally for their expertise with standards and national regulations pertaining to medical device, mobile medical app, and HealthIT software.

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