Recall of Device Recall Leksell GammaPlan

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

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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, radiation therapy, radionuclide - Product Code IWB
  • Reason
    Memory can become corrupted when creating a fused study via drag and drop in leksell gammaplan 10.2.
  • Action
    The firm, Elekta, sent an "URGENT IMPORTANT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE 100-01-102-015" to all customers on 6/1/2015. The notice described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to not use drag-and-drop to fuse images as a solution until a permanent fix can be developed and implemented on all affected devices. A solution is in development that will resolve the issue and is expected to be released September 2015. Elekta Service will then work with customers to implement on affected devices - estimated 6 month completion. Customers were also instructed to complete and return the IMPORTANT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form to your local Elekta Office or Representative as soon as possible and within 30 days at the latest. If you have any queries about this Notice, please contact your local Elekta representative or the Global Post market Surveillance Manager at 770-300-9725 or email:


  • Model / Serial
    Software 10.2
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) including states: IL, OH, PA, TX, and WI; and countries of: Germany, Japan and United Kingdom.
  • Product Description
    Laksell GammaPlan, a computer based dose planning system specifically designed for use with Leksell Gamma Knife, radiation therapy treatment.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Elekta, Inc., 400 Perimeter Center Ter Ne, Ste 50, Atlanta GA 30346-1227
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source