Recall of Device Recall IMPAX CV Echo Measurement Import via Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by AGFA Corp..

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
    System, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
  • Reason
    Incorrect entries in mapping files could lead to inaccurate measurement display in adult and pediatric echo reports when using the impax cv echo measurement import via optical character recognition (ocr).
  • Action
    The firm, AGFA HealthCare" sent an 'URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE" dated May 27, 2011 via FED-EX by June 6, 2011 to all customers using the affected product. The letter describes the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to distribute this information within their facility to all those who need to be aware and to complete and return the attached FEEDBACK FORM via fax to 864-421-1668 or email to AGFA will provide software corrections to all affected sites and will contact the customers to schedule the analysis and provide any corrections if required. If you have any questions about this matter, please contact your local Agfa HealthCare Service at 877-777-2432.


  • Model / Serial
    Software Versions - All DICOMStore Version 2.04.44 and earlier
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution: AK, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, and WV; and country of: Canada.
  • Product Description
    IMPAX CV Echo Measurement Import via Optical Character Recognition (OCR) || The IMPAX Cardiovascular suite is a cardiovascular Information system providing image archiving and image display and modality study-specific structured reporting.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    AGFA Corp., 10 S Academy St, Greenville SC 29601-2632
  • Source