FDA Recall: Software Anomaly May Result in Prolonged Procedures

Company: Medtronic Navigation, Inc.
Date of Enforcement Report: 06/02/2023
Class I

PRODUCT

StealthStation Cranial Software, Model: 9735585, used with StealthStation S7/i7 systems

Recall Number:

Z-1666-2023

REASON:

In nonaxial/some axial exams if surgical plan utilized, Target Guidance selected, tip projection utilized, Navigate Projection enabled, software anomaly may occur during tumor resection/shunt placement/deep brain stimulation, where distance to/past target text no longer synchronized with navigation information, inaccurate value displayed; may result in prolonged/additional procedure, tissue injury

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER:

Medtronic Navigation, Inc.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE:

556

DISTRIBUTION:

US Distribution: PR. OUS (foreign) distribution: ARGENTINA, AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, BAHRAIN, BELGIUM, BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA, BRAZIL, BULGARIA, CANADA, CANARY ISLANDS, CHILE, Colombia COLOMBIA, C¿TE D’IVOIRE, CROATIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, DENMARK, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, ECUADOR, FINLAND, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, GUADELOUPE, HUNGARY, INDIA, IRELAND, ISRAEL, ITALY, JAPAN, KENYA, LATVIA, MEXICO, MOLDAVIA, NETHERLANDS, PAKISTAN, POLAND, PORTUGAL, REPUBLIC of KOREA, ROMANIA, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, SAUDI ARABIA, SINGAPORE, SLOVENIA, SOUTH AFRICA, SPAIN, SRI LANKA, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, THAILAND, TURKEY, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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