Cl II Artis One

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc
Date of Enforcement Report 2/25/2015
Class lI:

PRODUCT

Artis One; The Artis One is an angiography system developed for diagnostic interventional procedures including, but not limited to pediatric and obese patients. Procedures that can be performed with the Artis One include cardiac angiography, neuro-angiography, general angiography, rotational angiography, multipurpose angiography and whole body radiographic/fluoroscopic procedures as well as procedures next to the table for patient extremities. Additionally, angiographic procedures can be performed in the operating room, image guided surgery by x-ray, by image fusion, and by navigation systems.
Recall Number Z-1119-2015

REASON
The possibility exists that the monitor may fail and requires a power circle (shutdown and then power on) to resume operation. The problem is not systematic; but sporadic on single units.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc, Mlavern, PA on 1/16/2015. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1

DISTRIBUTION
State of MI

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