Recall of Device Recall ONCOR/PRIMUS Linear Accelerator systems with RTT v2.x AND an ARTISTE Linear Accelerator/RT Therapist

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
    Potential safety issue of possible data loss for the transfer of the same patients treatment data between the lantis ois and the rtt v2.X software and the rt therapist version 4.1 system.
  • Action
    Siemens Customers Service group began providing Update Instructions and installing the software update on affected machines beginning May 25, 2011. A customer information letter was also provided.


  • Model / Serial
    Coherence RT Therapist v2.1x - Part # 10652387; Coherence RT Therapist v2.2x - Part # 10652388.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including distribution to LA, CA, PA, MA, NE, NJ, DE, WI, NC, NY, WI, MD, FL, KY and to Poland, Netherlands, Ireland, G=Belgium, Germany, New Zealand, P.R. China, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Malaysia, Egypt, Canada, and Spain.
  • Product Description
    ONCOR/PRIMUS Linear Accelerator systems with RTT v2.x AND an ARTISTE Linear Accelerator/RT Therapist v4.1 system with the LANTIS OIS. || The Linear Accelerators are used to deliver X-ray photon and electron radiation for the therapeutic treatment of cancer.
  • Manufacturer


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