Recall of RaySearch_Radiation therapy treatment planning system

According to New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, this recall involved a device in New Zealand that was produced by RaySearch Laboratories AB.

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: CARSL Consulting, 50B Puketapu Road, Taradale, Napier 4112
  • Reason
    The manufacturer has indentified an issue found with the dmlc "sliding window" photon dose calculation in raystation 4.5, raystation 4.7, raystation 4.9 (rayplan 1), raystation 5, raystation 6 (rayplan 2), raystation 7 (rayplan 7) and raystation 8a (rayplan 8a) for machines with jaw movement per beam, x-jaws and where the mlc is not above both jaws (i.E., varian style linacs). if the beam model has a highly asymmetric primary source, it is not correctly taken into account in the calculation of dmlc fields when the collimator is rotated.
  • Action
    Manufacturer to issue advice regarding use


  • Model / Serial
    Model: RayStation 4.5, RayStation 4.7, RayStation 4.9 (RayPlan 1), RayStation 5, RayStation 6 (RayPlan 2), RayStation 7 (RayPlan 7) and RayStation 8A (RayPlan 8A)., Affected:
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