Recall – Computed tomography system software errors lead to scan abort

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc
Date of Enforcement Report: 8/21/2019
Class II


SOMATOM Definition AS, Model Number 8098027 – Product Usage: Computed tomography systems intended to generate and process cross-sectional images of patients by computer reconstruction of x-ray transmission data. The images delivered by the system can be used by a trained physician as an aid in diagnosis. The images delivered by the system can be used by trained staff as an aid in diagnosis, treatment preparation and radiation therapy planning. These CT systems can be used for low dose lunch cancer screening in high risk populations (as defined by professional medical societies).

  • Recall Number: Z-2268-2019
  • Recall Number: Z-2269-2019
  • Recall Number: Z-2270-2019
  • Recall Number: Z-2271-2019
  • Recall Number: Z-2272-2019
  • Recall Number: Z-2273-2019
  • Recall Number: Z-2274-2019


Potential for four safety-related software issues impacting systems utilizing syngo.CT software version VB10A which may result in a scan abort.


Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc on 7/3/2019. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.




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