Cl ll Brilliance 64 & Ingenuity CT Xray Systems

Company:Philips Medical Systems
Date of Enforcement Report 4/11/12
Class ll:

PRODUCT
Brilliance 64 and Ingenuity CT Computed Tomography X-Ray Systems. Brilliance 64 Model # 728231, Ingenuity CT Model # 728326. The Brilliance 64 and Ingenuity CT are Computed Tomography X-Ray Systems intended to produce cross-sectional images of the body by computer reconstruction of x-ray transmission data taken at different angles and planes. These devices may include signal analysis and display equipment, patient, and equipment supports, components and accessories. Recall # Z-1361-2012

REASON
Philips Healthcare is performing an upgrade to the field for issues related to Philips Brilliance 64 and Ingenuity CT scanner having Software Version 3.5.1. When the user plans a scan with tilt applied, the scan increment changes from the user defined values (noncontiguous) to a contiguous scan..

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc., Cleveland, OH, by letter dated March 14, 2012. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
440 units

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

About the author

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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