Philips—Ingenia Elition S and Ingenia Elition X Magnetic Resonance Systems: Pressing and Holding the "Stop Table" Button May Cause Unexpected Restart of Table Movement

December 19, 2018 | Risk Management News

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In a November 2018 Urgent Medical Device Correction letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Philips states that pressing and holding the "Stop Table" button on the VitalScreen of the above MR systems during automatic tabletop movement may cause an unexpected restart of table movement, potentially resulting in mechanical entrapment of the patient between the tabletop and the system cover. Philips also states that only a combination of...

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