Stryker—Berchtold CHROMOPHARE Ceiling-Mounted Surgical Light Systems: Mount Force May Be Insufficient, Potentially Leading to Equipment Falling

February 14, 2018 | Strategic Insights for Health System


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In a January 29, 2018, Urgent Medical Device Correction letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Stryker states that a missing snap ring or spanner nut in the above light systems may result in insufficient mount force, which may cause the equipment to fall, potentially resulting in serious injury. Stryker has received no reports of...

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