Recall – Potential for misdiagnosis due to SW related image quality degradation

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc
Date of Enforcement Report: 1/19/2022
Class II


SOMATOM Confidence – Computed tomography systems

Model: 10590100

Recall Number: Z-0472-2022

SOMATOM Definition AS-Computed tomography system

Model 8098027

Recall Number: Z-0473-2022

SOMATOM Edge Plus-Computed tomography system

Model 1026700

Recall Number: Z-0474-2022

SOMATOM Definition Edge -Computed tomography system

Model 10590000

Recall Number: Z-0475-2022


Software version VB20_SP5 may lead to a relevant degradation of head image quality, a potential risk to patients is misdiagnosis.


Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. on 11/19/2021. Voluntary: Firm initiated


108 units


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