Health product recall

UHI-4 High Flow Insufflation System - Insufflator

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Summary

Product
UHI-4 High Flow Insufflation System - Insufflator
Issue
Medical devices - Performance issue
What to do

Contact the manufacturer if you require additional information. 

Audience
Healthcare

Affected products

Affected products Lot or serial number Model or catalog number
UHI-4 High Flow Insufflation System - Insufflator More than 10 numbers, contact manufacturer. UHI-4

Issue

Olympus is providing updated warning and recommendations after being aware of patients suffering complications from over insufflation including arrythmias, gas embolism, and death during surgical procedures.

Recall start date: October 13, 2023

Additional information

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Health product recall
Category
Health products - Medical devices - General and plastic surgery
Companies

Olympus Medical Systems Corp.

2951 Ishikawa-Cho, Hachioji-Shi, Tokyo-To, Japan, 192-8507

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
Healthcare
Recall class
Type I
Identification number
RA-74494