Recall of Exprt Precision System: Revision Knee

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

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
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer + additive/metal/polymer - Product Code OIY
  • Reason
    The labeling is missing the size/diameter information.
  • Action
    DJO Surgical sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice dated September 16, 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. The letter requested the consignees complete and return a response card and return affected devices for replacement. For further questions call (512) 832-6302.


  • Model / Serial
    471T1-001/011; 472T1-000/014; 473T1-000/015; 474T1-000/010; 475T1-000/008
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution to the states of : SC, WI, RI, NY, MO, AR, OK, GA, FL, AL, CA, AZ and CO.
  • Product Description
    Exprt Precision System: Revision Knee, Model Number 160-010-726/738 || For use with the Exprt Knee System in total knee arthroplasty to replace the native patella.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Encore Medical, Lp, 9800 Metric Blvd, Austin TX 78758-5445
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source