GE—Video Monitor Suspensions Used with Various Cardiovascular X-Ray Imaging Systems: May Be Missing Screws

September 4, 2013 | Risk Management News

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In an August 16, 2013, Urgent Medical Device Correction letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, GE states that the 4 outer screws that hold the overhead video monitor suspension to the carriage on the x-ray systems below may be missing, potentially increasing the risk of the monitor suspension falling. GE also states that it has received no reports of the suspension falling and no reports of patient injury related to this problem. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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