Recall of Device Recall Siemens Uroskop

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Siemens Medical Systems 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
    Table, Radiographic, Tilting - Product Code IXR
  • Reason
    There is unintended system movement or unwanted automatic movement of the tabletop.
  • Action
    Siemens personal will install Host Software VA00F and Generator Host Software VE00D on affected Uroskop units. Update instructions were sent to users November 27,2002 and December 7, 2002.


  • Model / Serial
    Uroskop D1 -- Model #9785023 Uroskop D2/D3 -- Model #9785015
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Product was distributed to 6 hospitals nationwide and 5 government hospitals. Internationally, the tables were distributed to Germany, Netherlands, Italy , Luxembourg, Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine, Russia, Turkmenistan, South Africa, Canada, Malaysia, Japan, and Taiwan.
  • Product Description
    Uroskop D1/D2/D3 - Table, Radiographic, Stationary Top.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Siemens Medical Systems Inc, 186 Wood Ave So, Iselin NJ 08830
  • Source