Brainlab ExacTrac 6.0 Cl II

Company: Brainlab AG
Date of Enforcement Report 5/7/2014
Class lI:

PRODUCT

ExacTrac 6.0 is a patient positioning and monitoring system. Model/catalogue numbers: 20833B EXACTRAC 6.0 IR POSITIONING SOFTWARE 49936 ET SOFTWARE UPDATE 6.0.X TO 6.0.3 49926B ET UPGRADE SOFTWARE 3.X TO 6.0 (IR+XR) 49934A EXACTRAC UPGRADE 5.5 TO 6.0 BASIC 49927B ET UPGRADE SOFTWARE 4.X TO 6.0 (IR+XR) 49928B ET UPGRADE SOFTWARE 5.X TO 6.0 (IR+XR) 49933B ET UPGRADE TRUEBEAM 5.5 TO 6.0 LIMITED 49973B ET DATA PREP / REVIEW SYSTEM 49998B ET 6.0 DATA PREP/REVIEW SYSTEM UPG. KIT 49996B ET UPGRADE SOFTWARE X.X TO 6.0 SW ONLY 49997B ET UPGRADE SOFTWARE 5.5 TO 6.0 LIMITED Recall Number Z-1513-2014

REASON
When using multiple radiation treatment targets within a single plan, the ExacTrac v.6.0.3 might position the patient to an unintended radiation treatment point. As a result, there is a possibility that the radiation treatment dose may be delivered to the unintended target position..

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Brainlab AG, Feldkirchen DE on 2/24/2014 Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
41 systems (13 systems in US; 28 systems to foreign countries

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide

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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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