Recall of Siemens

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
    Medical Charged-Particle Radiation Therapy System - Product Code IYE
  • Reason
    Software. the firm issued an advisory letter update instruction th030/07/s as a result of a complaint that images viewed in the device may shift, which could result in mistreatment. the advisory alerts all its affected customers of the image issue to prevent potential mistreatment.
  • Action
    Customer Safety Advisory Notice was issued on 10/03/2007 to consignees, via certified mail. Consignees are strongly cautioned that they should not further correct the image alignment at this time as doing so will result in incorrect offset values which could lead to incorrect repositioning of the patient. Consignees are instructed to check the "Filter Images on Loading" and "Saving of Filtered Images" config settings, and apply any additional filters to the image BEFORE using the interactive shift or landmark registration tools. Do not correct any perceived issues. A software fix is being validated and will be available soon.


  • Model / Serial
    Software Numbers 7358299, 7360857, and 8141835. Applies only to those parts used with the following devices: Coherence AG Therapist-5863506; Coherence Therapist System-7333680; Coherence Impression Therapist-7341410; PRIMEVIEW 3i-7341428; AG Therapist 3rd party V&R-7351898; Coherence Therapist 2.0-8139839 and PRIMEVIEW 3i 2.0-8139847.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Class II Recall - Worldwide Distribution --- including USA and countries of Angola, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, P.R. China, Poland, Portugal, Republic Korea, Russian, Fed. Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad, Tobago, Turkey, United States, Vietnam.
  • Product Description
    Medical charged-particle radiation therapy system. Siemens Linear Medical Accelerators equipped with COHERENCE Therapist R2.0 and Oncologist R2.0. Product update, TH 030//07/S. The COHERENCE Therapist R2.0 software numbers are: 7358299, 7360857, and 8141835 and applies only to those parts used with the following devices: Coherence AG Therapist; Coherence Therapist System; Coherence Impression Therapist; PRIMEVIEW 3i; AG Therapist 3rd party V&R; Coherence Therapist 2.0 and PRIMEVIEW 3i 2.0.
  • Manufacturer


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