Company: Philips Medical Systems, Inc.
Date of Enforcement Report 7/29/2015
GEMINI TF 64 Slice CT/PET System. The Philips GEMINI PET/CT Imaging Systems are a family of integrated diagnostic X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) systems suitable for a wide range of diagnostic applications.
Recall Number Z-2196-2015
Philips has identified four (4) software defects in the Tumor LOC software application that may potentially result in irradiation of healthy tissue or non-irradiation of diseased tissue. CT imaging displays both high-density tissue, such as bone, and soft tissue. PET uses radiopharmaceuticals to obtain images by measuring the internal distribution of radioactivity within organs of the body. PET technology enables the practitioner to reconstruct high-resolution, three-dimensional, images of biochemical and metabolic processes of organs within the body.
Philips Medical Systems, Inc.,Cleveland, OH on 7/1/2015. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
Nationwide and Internationally