The Ministry of Health warns against three medical methods due to problems that may harm their users

The Ministry of Health and Community Protection has warned of three medical methods that have technical problems that may cause damage and health problems during their use, and it called on all health facilities and care practitioners to take the necessary measures regarding them.

The Ministry called for the suspension of the use of a number of operations related to the bellco TM extracorporeal blood lines, which are used to control and monitor the flow of dialysis, due to the failure to ensure the sterilization of the aforementioned operations, noting that health care practitioners must stop use in the case of the aforementioned operations and return them to the supplier.

In a related context, the Ministry warned of other medical methods used for the same purpose (controlling and monitoring the path of dialysis flow), namely: Azure TM, astra TM ipgs and Percpta TM, serena TM, due to an error in programming the aforementioned medical methods.

The Ministry stressed the need to review the manufacturer, to make the necessary updates and the required programming, in order to avoid any error or deficiency when using.

In addition, the Ministry has stopped the use of alaris infusion pump moudle 8100 bez el, due to the separation and cracking of a piece of the aforementioned method, which leads to inaccurate delivery of solutions to patients, where a free flow of solutions occurs, and thus an increase or decrease in the delivery of solutions and interruption of treatment.

The Ministry stressed that in the event of any side effects, it must be reported via the designated application or via e-mail to the drug control department in the ministry.

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