​Canon—RadPRO Mobile 40kW Digital X-Ray Systems: Collimator May Separate from Tube Head Mount, Potentially Falling from System

November 14, 2018 | Risk Management News

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​In an Urgent Safety Advisory and Field Safety Notice letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Canon states that the four retention screw brass tabs that secure the above system's collimator to the tube head mount may wear out, potentially leading to the system's collimator separating from the tube head mount and falling from the system. Canon also states that patients, users, and third parties may be injured because of this problem. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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