Siemens ACUSON SC2000 Ultrasound System Cl II

Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
Date of Enforcement Report 3/21/2018
Class lI:


ACUSON SC2000 Ultrasound System Product Usage: The SC2000 ultrasound imaging system is intended for the following applications: Cardiac, Neo-natal and Fetal Cardiac, Pediatric, Transespohageal, Adult Cephalic, Peripheral Vessel, Abdominal, Abdominal Intraoperative, Intraoperative Neurological, Musculo-skeletal Conventional, and Musculo-skeletal Superficial applications. The system also provides the ability to measure anatomical structures and calculation packages that provide information to the clinician that may be used adjunctively with other medical data obtained by a physician for clinical diagnosis purposes.
Recall Number Z-0978-2018

The application may underestimate the EROA (Effective Regurgitant Orifice Area) in comparison to the same patient results obtained with the 4Z1c volume transthoracic echocardiography transducer..

Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., Mountain View, CA on 1/26/2018. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

564 systems

Nationwide and Internationally


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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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