Recall of Device Recall IQon Spectral CT with 4.7.2 software version.

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) 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 Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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, x-ray, tomography, computed - Product Code JAK
  • Reason
    23 software related issues for the iqon spectral ct with 4.7.2 software version. these issues include: " software errors that may result in ct spectral images misrepresentation or incorrect treatment; " software errors that may result in partial set of images or inability to generate ct images.
  • Action
    Philips Healthcare is notifying the affected users of these issues via a Field Safety Notice and will be releasing a software fix via Field Change Order to correct these issues. They also provide the following instructions.: Issue 1, Uric acid application for gout provides inconsistent results - When reviewing images using the Uric Acid Spectral Result type inconsistent results were provided on gout studies. The tendons would occasionally be displayed as containing Uric Acid even with no or normal uric acid blood levels. Issue 2, Multi-phase Cardiac CTA Scans should include a planned conventional result for every planned spectral result - When planning a Cardiac multi-phase study, it is possible to create a phase that consists of only a Spectral Result. Issue 3, 0-MAR information is missing in DICOM when saving as original or Secondary Capture - When an SBl that was created with 0-MAR enabled is used to create and save any Spectral result: " DICOM information about 0-MAR is missing but the 0-MAR label appears on a result saved as Original " DICOM information and the 0-MAR label are both missing on a result saved as Secondary Capture Issue 4, Attenuation plot presents incorrect HU values for MonoE - When comparing HU values of an ROl to the values in the attenuation plot graph when using the Show spectral plots for this ROI option, there is a difference of 10-20 HU values between the ROI HU value and the value shown on the graph Issue 5, Windows Operating System Time Zone Updates - Microsoft Windows Daylight Savings Time Zone updates have not been applied since December 2014. This may cause the system time to be incorrect at the start and end of daylight savings time. Issue 6, Sending Calcium Score findings to report using Mass Score protocol provides confusing information - The Heartbeat CS (Calcium Scoring) option provides confusing information in the Impressions section of the Calcium Scoring report. The report provides m


  • Model / Serial
    Serial Numbers: 860008 860009 860010 860011 860012 860013 860014 860015 860016 860017 860018 860019 860020 860021 860022 860023 860024 860025 860026 860027 860028 860029 860030 860031 860032 860033 860034 860035 860036 860037 860038 860039 860040 860041 860042 860043 860046 860048 860049 860050 860051 860052 860053 860054 860055 860056 860057 860058 860059 860060 860061 860062 860063 860064 860065 860066 860067 860068 860070 860071 860072 890002 860047
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Domestic and Foreign
  • Product Description
    IQon Spectral CT with 4.7.2 software version.- Model 728332, a Philips Computed Tomography X-Ray System
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc, 595 Miner Rd, Cleveland OH 44143-2131
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source