The connector may break or separate on the tube. If this happens, the device may leak, causing the patient to not receive enough oxygen (hypoxia) or experience respiratory distress.
One lot of 3.0mm sized connectors were placed in packages labeled as 3.5mm.
A potential safety issue due to air leakage associated with the CO2 Multi Absorber.
Falsely low blood glucose results can lead patients to try to raise their blood glucose when it is unnecessary, or to fail to treat elevated blood glucose due to a falsely low reading.
GE Healthcare has initiated a voluntary field corrective action for the Avance, Aisys and Avance CS2 anesthesia delivery systems with 8.00 (Avance and Aisys) or 10.00 (Avance CS2) software due to a potential safety issue. The affected units were manufactured from February 2011 through July 2013.