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Symbia T Gamma Camera/CT Scanner and Symbia S Photon Emission Computed Tomography System (SPECT) (2014-10-14)

Starting date:
October 14, 2014
Posting date:
October 22, 2014
Type of communication:
Medical Device Recall
Subcategory:
Medical Device
Hazard classification:
Type II
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Medical Devices
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-41833

Recalled Products

A) Symbia T Gamma Camera/CT Scanner
B) Symbia S Photon Emission Computed Tomography System (SPECT)

Reason

Certain systems in the Symbia camera system family have displayed atypical Short Linear drive (SLD) drifting behavior, with larger than expected drift lengths. The most likely cause is wear based failure of the SLD screw assembly.

Affected products

A) Symbia T Gamma Camera/CT Scanner

Lot or serial number

More than 10 numbers, contact manufacturer.

Model or catalog number

08717733
10275007
10275008
10275009
10275010

Companies
Manufacturer
Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc.
Molecular Imaging Group,
2501 North Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates
60192
Illinois
UNITED STATES

B) Symbia S Photon Emission Computed Tomography System (SPECT)

Lot or serial number

More than 10 numbers, contact manufacturer.

Model or catalog number

08717741

Companies
Manufacturer
Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc.
Molecular Imaging Group,
2501 North Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates
60192
Illinois
UNITED STATES