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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2013-RN-01350-1
Product Name/Description Artis systems running software version VC21B in conjunction with a Large Display

ARTG Number: 102177
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 20/12/2013
Responsible Entity Siemens Ltd
Reason/Issue If the system is not turned “OFF” manually at regular intervals an automatic reset of the Large Display Controller can occur. During the reset the system switches for approximately 1-2 minutes into the “Bypass Fluoro” mode. During this time only the native fluoroscopic image is displayed.
Recall Action Recall for Product Correction
Recall Action Instructions Siemens is advising operators of the Artis system to ensure that the system is manually turned off at regular intervals. A software update will be implemented to correct the problem.
Contact Information 1800 310 300 - Siemens Technical Support Centre