Field Safety Notices about Discovery MR750w 3.0T, Discovery MR750 3.0T, SIGNA PET / MR 3.0T, SIGNA HDxt 3.0T, SIGNA HDx 3.0T, SIGNA HD 3.0T, SIGNA Excite 3.0T and SIGNA 3.0T

According to Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (via FOI), this field safety notices involved a device in Slovenia that was produced by GE Healthcare.

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Field safety notices are communications sent out by medical device manufacturers or their representatives in relation to actions that they may be taking in relation to their product that is on the market. These are mainly for health workers, but also for users. They can include recalls and alerts.

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  • Type of Event
    Field Safety Notice
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from Slovenia is current through February 2019. All of the data comes from the Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (via FOI), 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 Slovenia.
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  • Reason
    Ge healthcare has recently been briefed on a potential security issue with head or neck imaging with discovery mr750w 3.0t, discovery mr750 3.0t, signa pet / mr 3.0t, signa hdxt 3.0t, signa hdx 3.0t, signa hd 3.0t, signa excite 3.0t and signa 3.0t. the currently displayed sar may be lower than the actual sar of head as predicted by sar modeling. the predicted sar head value from the modeling indicates that the actual sar value could be for some images exceeded the iec60601-2-33 limit of 3.2 w / kg. .