Recall of Medical Intelligence HexaPOD evo RT Couchtop Securing Screws

According to New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, this recall involved a device in New Zealand that was produced by Medical Intelligence Medizintechnik GmbH.

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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  • 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: Elekta Pty Limited - New Zealand Branch, Level 2, Windsor Court , 128-136 Parnell Road, Parnell, AUCKLAND 1052
  • Reason
    If the screws that secure the hexapod evo rt couchtop are not adequatey tightended during installation, they may loosen over tme. this condition has the following impacts:, 1. there may be incorrect patient respositioning if the hexapod evo rt couchtop is moved., 2. the hexapod evo rt couchtop could tip when a patient is in a highly extended position (which could be the case in treatments of the lower body half).
  • Action
    Manufacturer to issue advice regarding use


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
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