​GE—Millennium MC, Millennium MG, and Millennium MYOSIGHT Systems: Detector May Detach and Fall onto Detector below It

October 3, 2018 | Risk Management News

Preview

​ECRI Institute's complete weekly summary of medical device hazard and recall information is available in ECRI Institute's Health Device Alerts. For more information contact us at clientservices@ecri.org.

In a September 14, 2018, Urgent Medical Device Correction letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, GE states that a detector of the above systems may fall onto the detector below, potentially leading to life-threatening harm if the detector falls during a patient exam. GE also states that this problem is caused by a motion subsystem error and a missing mechanical stopper that prevents the detector from traveling beyond its limits. GE further states that it has received no reports...

Access Full Content

Contact us today at 610.825.6000.

Related Tags