Philips—​BrightView Gamma Camera Systems: Detector May Contact Patient under Certain Conditions

July 20, 2016 | Risk Management News

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​In a May 28, 2016, Customer Information letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Philips states that the detector on the above systems may come into contact with the patient during noncircular rel-180 non-auto body contouring (non-ABC). Philips also states this problem occurs under the following conditions:

Philips further states that contact sensors will activate and stop system motion when the detector contacts the patient. Philips states that it has received no reports of injury associated with this problem. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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