Recall of Artiste MV SA Linear Accelerator with syngo RT Therapist Version 4.1 build 67 and build 122

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Siemens Medical Solutions 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 Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Accelerator, linear, medical - Product Code IYE
  • Reason
    If a plan contains a sequence of beams, including at least 1 arc treatment beam and if during the setup stage of a beam following an arc beam in the delivery sequence a termination occurs, and the user selects the immediate resumption feature, syngo rt therapist express systems will display and record a second delivery of a prior beam and not the delivery of the current beam in certain circumstanc.
  • Action
    An Urgent Medical Device Customer Safety Letter dated October 23, 2008 was issued to consignees via certified mail. The letter identified the issue and preventive measures for consignees. Monitoring will be done via return cards. Follow-up to be conducted via telephone.


  • Model / Serial
    Part Number 8139789, Serial Numbers: 5190, 5350, 5355, 5364, 5367, 5374, 5377, 5398, 5405, 5410, 5419, 5424, 5165, 5166, 5202, 5238, 5298, 5306, 5342, 5352, 5365, 5366, 5373, 5378, 5379, 5380, 5397, 5399, 5400, 5401, 5402, 5409, 5414, 5416, 5423 and 5425.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution including USA and countries of Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Norway, Australia, Hungary, Belgium, New Zealand, France, Malaysia, Spain, and Canada.
  • Product Description
    Artiste MV SA Linear Accelerator with syngo RT Therapist Version 4.1 build 67 and build 122. Manufactured by Siemens Medical Solutions Oncology Care Systems, Concord, CA.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc, 4040 Nelson Ave, Concord CA 94520-1200
  • Source