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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2013-RN-00357-1
Product Name/Description Biograph mCT Systems with VG40 Software (Diagnostic imaging system)

ARTG Number: 144218
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 22/04/2013
Responsible Entity Siemens Ltd
Reason/Issue The Biograph mCT system running VG40A software may experience intermittent problems with CT or PETCT scans aborting during an examination. The problem is the result of an error in the software that is used to control the motion of the patient handling system during an examination. When the problem occurs, the patient handling system stops moving which then results in an abort of the current CT or PETCT scan.
Recall Action Recall for Product Correction
Recall Action Instructions Siemens is providing a software update to correct the problem.
Contact Information 1800 310 300 - Siemens Technical Assistance