Cl II Siemens Artis

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc
Date of Enforcement Report 8/17/2016
Class lI:

PRODUCT

Artis zee/ zeego, Artis Q/ Q.zen, stand alone system, software controlled Model numbers: 10094135, 10094137, 10094139, 10094141, 10280959, 10848281, 10848282, 10848283, 10848353, 10848255 Artis zee / zeego and Q/ Q.zen is a family of dedicated angiography systems developed for single and biplane diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures including, but not limited to, pediatric and obese patients. Procedures that can be performed with the Artis zee / zeego and Q/ Q.zen include cardiac angiography, neuro angiography, general angiography, rotational angiography, operating room angiography, multipurpose angiography and whole body radiographic/fluoroscopic procedures. Artis zee / zeego and Q/ Q.zen can also support the acquisition of position triggered imaging for spatial data synthesis.
Recall Number Z-2344-2016

REASON
Due to an error in the 19 Live Display, image reproduction may fail in the examination room and the potential exists for the loss of images immediately after system startup.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., Malvern, PA on 7/7/2016 Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
51 units

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide

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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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