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URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION
Varian Medical Systems issued an Urgent Field Safety Notice on January 19, 2012. The affected product is all versions of VariSeed. Varian advises VariSeed users to enter the sourse activity using correct units of activity. Specifically, some VariSeed users have inadvertently entered the source activity in units of air kerma (U) when the actual source activity was specified in millicuries (mCi). The notice describes the issue, the actions you can take to avoid or mitigate the issue, and steps Varian is taking to address the issue.