Safety Alert for Surgical table

According to National Institute of Drugs and Food Surveillance (INVIMA), this safety alert involved a device in Colombia that was produced by Mediland Enterprise Corporation. Linkou Factory. || Steris Corporation.

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Alerts provide important information and recommendations about products. Even though an alert has been issued, it does not necessarily mean a product is considered to be unsafe. Safety Alerts, addressed to health workers and users, may include recalls. They can be written by manufacturers, but also by health officials.

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  • Type of Event
    Safety alert
  • Event ID
  • Event Number
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Colombian data is current through June 2019. All of the data comes from the National Institute of Drugs and Food Surveillance (INVIMA), except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Colombia.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    The manufacturer has detected that there is a possibility that the pivot pin assembly on the surface of the table may become loose when the table is articulated, which could lead to the occurrence of potentially adverse events on patients or users.


  • Model / Serial
    OT1000, OT1100 and OT1200, specific serials.
  • Product Description
    The surgical table and table for surgery, are operating tables electrohydraulic, designed to carry out virtually all types of surgical procedures in cardiology, vascular surgery, cardiovascular, endoscopy, gynecology, urology, endurology, nephrectomy, neurology, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics , abdominal, cystoscopy, thoracic and kidney, gallbladder, decay replacement, pacemaker insertions, HICKMAN catheters, BROVIAC insertions, shunts, VCI filters, cholangiographies, lung biopsies, implant defibrillation, NISSEN fundoplication; orthopedic reconstructive and hip repair procedures and lower extremities: total anterior hip proximal arthroplasty (AATHA); hip fracture; Tibial fracture; pelvic and acetabular fracture; fracture of the femur, thoracic and lumbar spine; arthroscopy and coating, implantation of nails in the hip, nailing of ENDER, intramedullary nails for femur, surgery of the tibia and elperoné. With the complement of the accessories of the table STERIS or MEDILAND. They allow the positioning and flexible articulation of the patient subjected to a surgical operation, designed specifically to offer the total flexibility of positioning of the patient that is required in modern surgical centers. They provide flexible and easy-to-use articulation mechanisms for patient positioning in reconstructive and restorative orthopedic procedures.
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