Recall of Fujifilm ProSolv (Synapse CV) Cardio Software

According to New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, this recall involved a device in New Zealand that was produced by Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from New Zealand is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, 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 New Zealand.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Recalling Organisation: Fujifilm NZ Limited, 2c William Pickering Drive, Albany, Auckland
  • Reason
    The manufacturer has become aware of a malfunction in the system where inconsistent mitral valve mean pressure gradient values are being reported. the values are only affected when measuring multiple velocity traces in patients with an irregular heart rhythm, with mitral and tricuspid valve stenosis, using the synapse cv measurement tools. multiple traces measured on the modality and transmitted to synapse cv are not affected.
  • Action
    Software to be upgraded