Recall – Ultrasound system images assigned to wrong patients

Company: Philips Ultrasound Inc
Date of Enforcement Report: 8/14/2019
Class II

PRODUCT

Philips EPIQ and Affiniti Ultrasound Systems with software version 4.0: Models EPIQ 5G, EPIC 5C, EPIQ 5W, EPIQ 7G, EPIC 7C, EPIQ 7W, EPIZ CVx, Affiniti 30, Affiniti 50, and Affiniti 70. Product Usage: The intended use of the EPIQ, EPIQ 5, EPIQ 7, Affiniti 30, Affiniti 50 and Affiniti 70 Diagnostic Ultrasound Systems is diagnostic ultrasound imaging and fluid flow analysis of the human body with the following Indications for Use: Abdominal, Cardiac Adult, Cardiac other (Fetal), Cardiac Pediatric, Cerebral Vascular, Cephalic (Adult), Cephalic (Neonatal), Fetal/Obstetric, Gynecological, Intraoperative (Vascular), Intraoperative (Cardiac), Musculoskeletal (Conventional), Musculoskeletal (Superficial), Other: Urology, Pediatric, Peripheral Vessel, Small Or Jan (Breast, Thyroid, Testicle), Transesophageal (Cardiac), Transrectal, Transvaginal. When integrated with Philips EchoNavigator, the systems can assist the interventionist and surgeon with image guidance during treatment of cardiovascular disease in which the procedure uses both live X-ray and live Echo Guidance.

Recall Number: Z-2199-2019

REASON

There is a potential that the image of one patient could get unexpectedly moved into another patient’s folder when the user is using the Edit functionality on the Patient Data Entry (PDE) screen of the device.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Philips Ultrasound Inc on 4/29/2019. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

3,146 devices

DISTRIBUTION

US Nationwide and International

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