Recall of Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion with EXTEND Frame System

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Elekta, 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
    System, radiation therapy, radionuclide - Product Code IWB
  • Reason
    The anterior fixation bar of the extend mouthpiece frontpiece may separate from the dental impression tray. this may result in reduced treatment accuracy.
  • Action
    Elekta issued an Important Notice: Urgent Field Safety Notice dated September 17, 2010 concerning Field Change Order 10000202003-A342 "Important Notice regarding recall of mouthpieces for EXTEND system, to all users of the EXTEND system for LGK Perfexion. the letter identified the issue and associated potential hazard, and requested the identification and return of all affected mouthpieces, and confirmation of receipt of the letter. Elekta will arrange return and replacement through local service representatives. Customers can contact Elekta concerning this recall at 770 300 9725.


  • Model / Serial
    Model #1009633 - Serial Numbers 6004, 6032 and 6078
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution: to the states of MO, VA, and WA.
  • Product Description
    Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion with EXTEND Frame System, manufactured by Electa Instrument AB, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Elekta, Inc., 4775 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Bldg 300, #300, Norcross GA 30092-3011
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source