MRI system

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • MRI system, extremity imaging, permanent magnet
  • Class:
  • Class IIa
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • MRI system, extremity imaging, permanent magnet
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 216657
  • Last update:
  • 09-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

216657

Emergo Asia Pacific Pty Ltd T/a Emergo Australia - MRI system, extremity imaging, permanent magnet

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class IIa

Sponsor

Emergo Asia Pacific Pty Ltd T/a Emergo Australia

Postal Address

Level 20 Tower II Darling Park 201 Sussex Street,SYDNEY, NSW, 2000

Australia

ARTG Start Date

28/10/2013

Product category

Medical Device Class IIa

Status

Active

Approval area

Medical Devices

Conditions

- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.

Manufacturers

Name

Address

Esaote SPA

Via Enrico Melen 77

, Genova, 16152

Italy

Products

1. MRI system, extremity imaging, permanent magnet

Product Type

Medical device system

Effective date

28/10/2013

GMDN

37651 MRI system, extremity imaging, permanent magnet

Intended purpose

The Magnetic Resonance system produces transversal, sagittal and coronal and oblique cross-section

images of the head, limbs, joints and spinal column. It is intended for imaging the head, imaging portions

of the upper limb, including the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, arm and shoulder, imaging portions of the

lower limb, including the foot, ankle, calf, knee, thigh and hip, imaging the temporomandibular joint and

imaging the cervical, the thoracic and the lumbosacral sections as portions of the spinal column.

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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Medical Devices Safety Update Volume 6, Number 4, July 2018

Medical Devices Safety Update Volume 6, Number 4, July 2018

Be aware of cross-reactivity with home-use self-test ovulation kits, TGA undertakes product safety review into intragastric balloon systems

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

24-7-2018

FDA approves magnetic device system for guiding sentinel lymph node biopsies in certain patients with breast cancer

FDA approves magnetic device system for guiding sentinel lymph node biopsies in certain patients with breast cancer

FDA approves magnetic device system for guiding sentinel lymph node biopsies in certain patients with breast cancer

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-7-2018

Intragastric balloon systems

Intragastric balloon systems

Safety information for Intragastric Balloon Systems

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

12-7-2018

Saje Natural Wellness Inc. recalls Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Saje Natural Wellness Inc. recalls Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

The affected products are contaminated with the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa can pose a risk of infection and results in bacteria in the blood, particularly in individuals with compromised immune systems.

Health Canada

19-10-2018

New Safety Communication. @US_FDA   is sharing Updated Information To Reduce Potential Cardiac Surgery   Infection Risks Associated With the LivaNova 3T Heater-Cooler Systems. Read More:  https://go.usa.gov/xPnNW  #FDA #MedicalDevice

New Safety Communication. @US_FDA is sharing Updated Information To Reduce Potential Cardiac Surgery Infection Risks Associated With the LivaNova 3T Heater-Cooler Systems. Read More: https://go.usa.gov/xPnNW  #FDA #MedicalDevice

New Safety Communication. @US_FDA is sharing Updated Information To Reduce Potential Cardiac Surgery Infection Risks Associated With the LivaNova 3T Heater-Cooler Systems. Read More: https://go.usa.gov/xPnNW  #FDA #MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-8-2018

Evicel (Omrix Biopharmaceuticals N.V.)

Evicel (Omrix Biopharmaceuticals N.V.)

Evicel (Active substance: human fibrinogen / human thrombin) - Centralised - Renewal - Commission Decision (2018)5689 of Mon, 27 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/898/R/54

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

27-8-2018

Kymriah (Novartis Europharm Limited)

Kymriah (Novartis Europharm Limited)

Kymriah (Active substance: tisagenlecleucel) - Centralised - Authorisation - Commission Decision (2018)5717 of Mon, 27 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4090

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

17-8-2018

#FDA issues letter to healthcare providers on the final post-approval study results & risks associated with #SynCardia TAH-t: C2 Driver System.  https://go.usa.gov/xUeYd  #MedicalDevices

#FDA issues letter to healthcare providers on the final post-approval study results & risks associated with #SynCardia TAH-t: C2 Driver System. https://go.usa.gov/xUeYd  #MedicalDevices

#FDA issues letter to healthcare providers on the final post-approval study results & risks associated with #SynCardia TAH-t: C2 Driver System. https://go.usa.gov/xUeYd  #MedicalDevices

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-8-2018

IMDRF consultation: Unique Device Identification system

IMDRF consultation: Unique Device Identification system

The IMDRF is seeking comments on a proposed guidance document and two information documents

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

10-8-2018

Arkon Anesthesia Delivery System recalled due to unexpected failed state while in use or idle  https://go.usa.gov/xUHbw  #fda #medicaldevice

Arkon Anesthesia Delivery System recalled due to unexpected failed state while in use or idle https://go.usa.gov/xUHbw  #fda #medicaldevice

Arkon Anesthesia Delivery System recalled due to unexpected failed state while in use or idle https://go.usa.gov/xUHbw  #fda #medicaldevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-8-2018

Scientific guideline:  ICH M9 on biopharmaceutics classification system based biowaivers - Step 2b - First version, draft: consultation open

Scientific guideline: ICH M9 on biopharmaceutics classification system based biowaivers - Step 2b - First version, draft: consultation open

This new multidisciplinary guideline is proposed to address biopharmaceutics classification system (BCS)-based biowaivers. BCS-based biowaivers may be applicable to BCS Class I and III drugs, however BCS-based biowaivers for these two classes are not recognized worldwide. This means that pharmaceutical companies have to follow different approaches in the different regions. This guideline will provide recommendations to support the biopharmaceutics classification of medicinal products and will provide rec...

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

30-7-2018

Special Access Scheme online system

Special Access Scheme online system

Introduction of the Special Access Scheme online system

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

22-7-2018

NEST will facilitate timely detection of potential safety risks that wouldn’t otherwise be identified as quickly, or at all. But it requires addressing variations in data standards and ensuring systems talk to each other

NEST will facilitate timely detection of potential safety risks that wouldn’t otherwise be identified as quickly, or at all. But it requires addressing variations in data standards and ensuring systems talk to each other

NEST will facilitate timely detection of potential safety risks that wouldn’t otherwise be identified as quickly, or at all. But it requires addressing variations in data standards and ensuring systems talk to each other

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-7-2018

We'll establish a robust medical device patient safety net by continuing our work on NEST, or the National Evaluation System for health Technology. NEST links data from registries, EHRs and billing claimspic.twitter.com/m2UaZ6gEaV

We'll establish a robust medical device patient safety net by continuing our work on NEST, or the National Evaluation System for health Technology. NEST links data from registries, EHRs and billing claimspic.twitter.com/m2UaZ6gEaV

We'll establish a robust medical device patient safety net by continuing our work on NEST, or the National Evaluation System for health Technology. NEST links data from registries, EHRs and billing claims pic.twitter.com/m2UaZ6gEaV

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-7-2018

TGA presentations: The new Code - where are we at? 12 & 13 June 2018

TGA presentations: The new Code - where are we at? 12 & 13 June 2018

These presentations provided an update on the implementation of the new Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code and complaints system

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia