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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 4/24/14-4/24/14

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On April 24, 2014, the committee will discuss the current knowledge about the safety and effectiveness of aversive conditioning devices that are intended to deliver a noxious electrical stimulus to a patient to modify undesirable behavioral characteristics. FDA is convening this committee to seek clinical and scientific expert opinion on the risks and benefits of certain aversive conditioning devices based on available scientific data and information. The Agency is considering whether to ban aversive conditioning devices that are intended to administer a noxious electrical stimulus to a patient to modify undesirable behavioral characteristics. The meeting will concern only devices classified under 21 CFR 882.5235 (aversive conditioning device, class II) that are not self-administered. Devices which deliver a noxious electrical stimulus automatically are not considered to be self-administered devices. Section 516 of the FD&C Act (21 U.S.C. 360f) sets forth the standard for banning devices. Under that provision, in order to ban a device, FDA must make a finding that a device "presents substantial deception or an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury" based on all available data and information. FDA regulations provide additional details about the procedures and standards for banning a device (21 CFR part 895).

 

       
Location: Holiday Inn - Main Ballroom 2 Montgomery Village Ave. Gaithersburg, MD 20879 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 2/22/13-2/22/13

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On February 22, 2013, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application (PMA) for the NeuroPace Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS) System sponsored by NeuroPace, Inc. The RNS System is indicated for use as an adjunctive therapy in reducing the frequency of seizures in individuals 18 years of age or older with partial onset seizures from no more than two foci that are refractory to two or more antiepileptic medications.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 12/10/12-12/10/12

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On December 10, 2012, the committee will discuss current knowledge about the safety and effectiveness of the CoAxia NeuroFlo Catheter device for the intended use of diverting cardiac output to the cerebral vasculature via partial occlusion of the descending aorta, including in patients with acute ischemic stroke within 14 hours of symptom onset.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPostponed: Neurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 11/1/12-11/1/12

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On November 1, 2012, the committee will discuss current knowledge about the safety and effectiveness of the CoAxia NeuroFlo Catheter device for the intended use of diverting cardiac output to the cerebral vasculature via partial occlusion of the descending aorta, including in patients with acute ischemic stroke within 14 hours of symptom onset.

 

       
Location: Hilton, Washington, DC North/Gaithersburg Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 3/23/12-3/23/12

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On March 23, 2012, the committee will discuss current knowledge about the safety and effectiveness of the Wingspan Stent System with Gateway PTA Balloon Catheter for the treatment of intracranial arterial stenosis. FDA is convening this committee to seek expert scientific and clinical opinion on the risks and benefits of this device based on the available premarket and postmarket data. The Wingspan Stent System with Gateway PTA Balloon Catheter is a neurovascular stent, balloon catheter, and delivery system consisting of the following components: 1. Wingspan Stent--This is a self-expanding, nitinol stent with a tubular mesh design. 2. Gateway PTA Balloon Catheter--This balloon catheter is used to predilate the lesion prior to introduction of the Wingspan Stent System into the patient. 3. Wingspan Delivery System--This delivery system is a single lumen, over-the-wire, coaxial microcatheter that is used to deliver the stent to the treatment site within the patient's artery.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 2/10/12-2/10/12

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On February 10, 2012, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the possible reclassification of cranial electrotherapy stimulator (CES) devices. On August 8, 2011 (76 FR 48062), FDA issued a proposed rule which, if made final, would make CES devices Class III requiring premarket approval. In response to the proposed rule, FDA received petitions under section 515(b)(2)(B) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 360e(b)(2)(B)) requesting a change in classification. The reclassification petitions are available for public review and comment at www.regulations.gov1 under docket number FDA-2011-N-0504. The committee discussion will include the existing data to support CES safety and effectiveness and whether the data are sufficient to develop special controls to support regulation of these devices under Class II.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 3/17/11-3/18/11

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On March 17, 2011, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information related to the premarket approval application (PMA) for the NovoTTF-100A Treatment Kit, sponsored by Hogan Lovells US LLP for NovoCure, Ltd. The NovoTTF-100A Treatment Kit is intended as a treatment for adult patients (greater than 21 years of age) with histologically- or radiologically-confirmed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), following recurrence in the supra-tentorial region of the brain. The device is intended to be used as a monotherapy, after surgical and radiation options have been exhausted, in place of standard medical therapy for GBM. On March 18, 2011, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information related to the PMA for the PIPELINE EMBOLIZATION Device (PED), sponsored by Chestnut Medical. The PED is indicated for the endovascular treatment of large or giant wide-necked intracranial aneurysms in the paraclinoid region of the internal carotid artery.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 1/27/11-1/28/11

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On January 27 and 28, 2011, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the possible reclassification of devices indicated for use in electroconvulsive therapy.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 10/8/10-10/8/10

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding clinical trial design issues for devices indicated for the treatment of depression.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 3/12/10-3/12/10

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On March 12, 2010, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for the Deep Brain Stimulation System for Epilepsy sponsored by Medtronic, Inc. This device is indicated as adjunctive therapy for reducing the frequency of seizures in individuals diagnosed with epilepsy. For this device, a patient's epilepsy should be characterized by partial-onset seizures (affecting only a part of the brain when they begin), with or without secondary generalization that are refractory to antiepileptic medications. ``Secondary generalization'' is used to describe a partial-onset seizure that later spreads to the whole brain. ``Refractory'' to antiepileptic medications means that the patient's epilepsy does not respond to approved medications.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPostponed: Neurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices

Meeting Date: 11/20/09-11/20/09

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*** Meeting Postponed *** On November 20, 2009, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application for the Deep Brain Stimulation System for Epilepsy sponsored by Medtronic, Inc. This device is indicated as adjunctive therapy for reducing the frequency of seizures in individuals diagnosed with epilepsy. For this device, a patient's epilepsy should be characterized by partial-onset seizures (affecting only a part of the brain when they begin), with or without secondary generalization, that are refractory to antiepileptic medications. Secondary generalization is used to describe a partial-onset seizure that later spreads to the whole brain. Refractory to antiepileptic medications means that the patient's epilepsy does not respond to approved medications.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 5/14/09-5/14/09

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application for the DuraSeal XactTM Sealant System, sponsored by Confluent Surgical Inc. This device is indicated for use as an adjunct to sutured dural repair to obtain watertight closure during spinal surgery.

 

       
Location: HOL - GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 1/26/07-1/26/07

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations on a premarket notification application, sponsored by Neuronetics, Inc., for the NeuroStar System for the treatment of major depressive disorder. The committee will also hear and discuss post approval study reports for two recently approved neurological device premarket approval applications: The VNS Therapy\TM\ System, sponsored by Cyberonics, Inc., for treatment-resistant chronic or recurrent depression; and the Dural Sealant System, sponsored by Confluent Surgical, Inc., for use as an adjunct to sutured dural repair during cranial surgery to provide watertight closure.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 10/31/06-10/31/06

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations on a premarket notification application for a device intended for the treatment of major depressive disorder. The committee will also hear and discuss the post approval study reports for two recently approved neurological device premarket approval applications.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 6/17/05-6/17/05

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The committee will hear a presentation on the FDA Critical Path Initiative and a presentation by the Office of Surveillance and Biometrics in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health outlining their responsibility for the review of postmarket study design. The committee will also hear an update on the status of recent devices brought before the committee. Subsequently, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a selective head cooling system intended for use in infants 36 weeks of gestation or older at risk for moderate to severe hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) to prevent or reduce the severity of HIE.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington Gaithersburg, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices

Meeting Date: 11/30/04-11/30/04

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a device intended for use as an adjunct to sutured dural repair during cranial surgery to provide watertight closure.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/15/04-6/15/04

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on premarket approval application supplement for a vagus nerve stimulation therapy system. The system is indicated for the adjunctive long-term treatment of chronic or recurrent depression for patients who are experiencing a major depressive episode that has not had an adequate response to two or more antidepressant treatments.

 

       
Location: Holiday Inn, GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 2/23/04-2/23/04

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations on a premarket notification submission for a thrombectomy device.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington Gaithersburg, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 8/5/03-8/5/03

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a neurological embolization device.

 

       
Location: Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 11/17/00-11/17/00

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations on: (1) the design of clinical trials for devices to prevent stroke, to treat stroke, and to provide neurological protection after stroke, and (2) the design of clinical studies for temperature control devices to provide neurological protection.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 5/11/00-5/11/00

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application for an embolization device.

 

       
Location: Corporate Blvd., Rockville, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 3/31/00-3/31/00

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application for a deep brain stimulator for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. The device is a product of the Medtronic Corporation.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 9/16/99-9/17/99

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On September 16, 1999, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on: (1) the draft FDA guidance document "Guidance Document for Dura Substitute Devices"; and (2) the classification of processed human dura mater. FDA notes that a guidance document related to the classification of processed human dura mater "Guidance for the Preparation of a Premarket Notification Application for Processed Human Dura Mater" became effective on July 31, 1999. On September 17, 1999, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on: (1) the draft FDA guidance document "Guidance Document for Neurological Embolization Devices"; and (2) the reclassification of the totally implanted spinal cord stimulator.

 

       
Location: Corporate Bldg. Conference room 020B 9200 Corpor Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological CFS Shunts

Meeting Date: 1/8/99-1/8/99

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Our agenda will include four primary sessions with presentations from leaders in the field of neurosurgery and representatives from FDA and CDC. Following the four issue-specific sessions a panel will convene to focus on setting priorities for future efforts in research and development of shunt technology. Session topics include: Shunt Technology Perspectives Pathophysiology and Evaluation of Shunt Performance Challenges of Infection and New Perspectives Clinical Outcomes and Methods of Surveillance PANEL DISCUSSION: "Future Directions – Establishing Priorities"

 

       
Location: National Naval Medical Center Bethesda, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 6/12/98-6/12/98

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Introduction to 515(i) Reclassification Deliberations for the Artificial Embolization Device Intended for Neurological use.

 

       
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Upcoming Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 10/1/14-10/1/14

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On October 1, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application (PMA) for the SONABLATE 450 device sponsored by SonaCare Medical, LLC. The proposed Indication for Use for the SONABLATE 450 device, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: The SONABLATE 450 (SONABLATE) is intended for use in the treatment of localized, clinically recurrent prostate cancer after failure of primary external beam radiation therapy.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCirculatory System Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 10/8/14-10/9/14

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On October 8, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information related to the premarket approval application regarding the Boston Scientific Corporation’s WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Closure Technology. FDA is seeking committee review and recommendations regarding new clinical data and associated additional adverse events including stroke that have become available since the previous advisory committee meeting on the WATCHMAN device, which was held December 11, 2013. The WATCHMAN LAA Closure Technology is a percutaneously delivered permanent cardiac implant placed in the left atrial appendage. This device is indicated to prevent thromboembolism (TE) from the left atrial appendage. It may be considered for use in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation who are eligible for warfarin therapy to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism based on CHADS2 (congestive heart failure, hypertension, age >75 years, diabetes, and prior stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA)) or CHA2DS2-VASc (congestive heart failure, hypertension, age >75 years, diabetes mellitus, stroke/TIA/TE, vascular disease, age 65-74, and sex category) scores. On October 9, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the classification of more-than-minimally manipulated allograft heart valves (MMM Allograft HVs). A MMM Allograft HV is a human valve or valved conduit that has been aseptically recovered from qualified donors, dissected free from the human heart, and then subjected to a manufacturing process(es) that alters the original relevant characteristics of the tissue (21 CFR 1271.3(f), 21 CFR 1271.10(a)(1), and 21 CFR 1271.20). The valve is then stored until needed by a recipient. An example of such a manufacturing process is one that intentionally removes the cells and cellular debris with the goal of reducing in vivo antigenicity. MMM Allograft HVs are considered preamendment devices because they were found substantially equivalent to devices in commercial distribution prior to May 28, 1976, when the Medical Device Amendments became effective. MMM Allograft HVs are currently regulated under Product Code OHA, ‘‘Heart Valve, More than Minimally Manipulated Allograft,’’ as unclassified devices and reviewed under the premarket notification, 510(k), authority (21 CFR part 807). FDA is seeking committee input on the safety and effectiveness of MMM Allograft HVs and the regulatory classification for MMM Allograft HVs.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/16/14-10/16/14

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The committees will discuss the risk of serious neuropsychiatric adverse events with CHANTIX (varenicline tartrate) tablets, NDA 21928, Pfizer, Inc., and discuss options for addressing this risk.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 10/20/14-10/20/14

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125504, secukinumab, a human monoclonal antibody, submitted by Novartis, proposed for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adult patients who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCardiovascular and Renal Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 10/30/14-10/30/14

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 206316, edoxaban tablets, submitted by Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism (blood clots other than in the head) in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (A Fib; abnormally rapid and chaotic contractions of the atria, the upper chambers of the heart).

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOphthalmic Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 11/14/14-11/14/14

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On November 14, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information related to the premarket approval application for the AcrySof® IQ ReSTOR® Multifocal Toric Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens submitted by applicant Alcon Laboratories, Inc. This intraocular lens combines the optical properties of a +3 diopter multifocal intraocular lens with the optical properties of a toric intraocular lens. The proposed indication for use is: The AcrySof® IQ ReSTOR® Multifocal Toric Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens (IOL) are intended for primary implantation for the visual correction of aphakia and pre-existing astigmatism secondary to removal of a cataractous lens in adult patients with and without presbyopia, who desire near, intermediate and distance vision, reduction of residual refractive cylinder, and increased spectacle independence. The lens is intended to be placed in the capsular bag.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOrthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 12/12/14-12/12/14

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On December 12, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application for the Superion InterSpinous Spacer device sponsored by Vertiflex Incorporated. The proposed Indication for Use for the Superion InterSpinous Spacer device, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: the Superion InterSpinous Spacer (the Superion ISS) is intended to treat skeletally mature patients suffering from pain, numbness, and/or cramping in the legs (neurogenic intermittent claudication) secondary to a diagnosis of moderate lumbar spinal stenosis, with or without Grade 1 spondylolisthesis, confirmed by X-ray, MRI and/or CT evidence of thickened ligamentum flavum, narrowed lateral recess, and/or central canal or foraminal narrowing. The Superion ISS is indicated for those patients with impaired physical function who experience relief in flexion from symptoms of leg/buttock/groin pain, numbness, and/or cramping, with or without back pain. The Superion ISS may be implanted at one or two adjacent lumbar (L) levels in patients in whom treatment is indicated at no more than two levels, from L1 to L5.

 

       
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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPediatric AdComm

Meeting Date: 9/23/14-9/23/14

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The Pediatric Advisory Committee will meet to discuss pediatric-focused safety reviews, as mandated by the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act and the Pediatric Research Equity Act for: AFINITOR DISPERZ (everolimus); Berlin Heart EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device; CONTEGRA® Pulmonary Valved Conduit; DYMISTA (azelastine hydrochloride; fluticasone propionate); Elana Surgical Kit; ENTERRA Therapy System; LEVAQUIN (levofloxacin); LEXIVA (fosamprenavir calcium); QNASL (beclomethasone diproprionate), Medtronic Melody® Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve; MENHIBRIX (Meningococcal Groups C and Y and Haemophilus b Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine); SINGULAIR (montelukast sodium); TREANDA (bendamustine hydrochloride); VERAMYST (fluticasone furoate); VIREAD (tenofovirdisoproxil fumarate); and VOLUVEN (6% hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.4 in 0.9% sodium chloride injection).

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsBone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 9/17/14-9/18/14

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The committees will discuss the appropriate indicated population for testosterone replacement therapy and the potential for adverse cardiovascular outcomes associated with this use.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/17/14-9/17/14

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FDA is hosting the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2012; Public Hearing on Policy Development to solicit public comment on certain topics related to implementation of GDUFA and the GDUFA Commitment Letter that accompanies the legislation. FDA wants your input on the five draft guidance documents FDA has issued or will issue shortly to facilitate implementation of GDUFA. FDA also seeks your input on additional policy priorities under GDUFA, such as the Agency’s consideration of generic drug exclusivity and the category of first generics. We will take the information from the public meeting into account in developing the fiscal year 2015 GDUFA priorities.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AdComm (NPS Pharma)

Meeting Date: 9/12/14-9/12/14

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125511, proposed trade name NATPARA (established name: Recombinant Human Parathyroid Hormone (rDNA) or (rhPTH[1-84]), submitted by NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the proposed indication of replacement for endogenous parathyroid hormone (1-84) for the long-term treatment of hypoparathyroidism.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AdComm (Novo Nordisk)

Meeting Date: 9/11/14-9/11/14

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 206321, liraglutide for injection, sponsored by Novo Nordisk, Inc. The proposed indication for liraglutide is as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adult patients with an initial body mass index (BMI) of 30 kilograms per square meter (kg/m2) or greater, or with an initial BMI of 27 kg/m2 or greater in the presence of at least one weight-related comorbidity.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCardiovascular and Renal Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 9/10/14-9/10/14

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The committee will be asked to discuss the potential clinical utility of fixed-combination prescription drugs composed of an anti-hypertensive drug, aspirin, and a statin administered to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, and nonfatal stroke in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease. The committee will be asked to discuss the patient population that could benefit from such a product, whether that population would be likely to take such a drug long term, and how this could be assured. The committee will also be asked to consider the pros and cons of a treatment that would not be titrated and in a setting where monitoring might not be rigorous.

 

       
Location: FDA Meeting Room Related News Links: Not Available
Time: 8:00AM-4:30PM    
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMethodological Considerations in Evaluation of Cancer

Meeting Date: 9/10/14-9/11/14

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Methodological Considerations in Evaluation of Cancer as an Adverse Outcome Associated With Use of Non-Oncological Drugs and Biological Products in the Postapproval Setting; Public Meeting; Request for Comments The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), is announcing a public meeting entitled ‘‘Methodological Considerations in Evaluation of Cancer as an Adverse Outcome Associated With Use of Non-Oncological Drugs and Biological Products in the Postapproval Setting.’’ The purpose of the public meeting is to engage in constructive dialogue and information sharing among regulators, researchers, the pharmaceutical industry, public health agencies, health care providers, and the general public concerning challenges in designing and implementing postapproval studies to evaluate the risk of cancer associated with use of non-oncological drugs and biological products. The input from this meeting and public docket will be used to inform the Agency on best study design and methodological options to consider when evaluating cancer risk in the postapproval setting.

 

       
Location: The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC—Silver Spring The Pinnacle Grand Ballroom 8727 Colesville Road Silver Spring, MD 20910 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCardiovascular and Renal Drugs AdComm (Forrest Labs)

Meeting Date: 9/9/14-9/9/14

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 206302, nebivolol/valsartan fixed-dose combination tablets (5/80 milligrams (mg), 5/160 mg, 10/160 mg, 10/320 mg and 20/320 mg), submitted by Forrest Laboratories, Inc., for the proposed indication of the treatment of hypertension.

 

       
Location: FDA Meeting Room Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNonprescription Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 9/3/14-9/5/14

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The committee will discuss the standards used to demonstrate that over-the-counter (OTC) topical antiseptics used in healthcare settings are generally recognized as safe and effective. The discussion will focus on antiseptic active ingredients marketed under the OTC Drug Review (also known as the OTC Drug Monograph) for the following healthcare antiseptic uses: healthcare personnel hand washes and rubs, surgical hand scrubs and rubs, and patient preoperative and preinjection skin preparations. On September 4-5, 2014, the committee will discuss the scope of safety testing that should be required for sunscreen active ingredients to be marketed in U.S. over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreen products. This discussion will take into consideration that sunscreens are typically used chronically in individuals over the age of 6 months to help prevent skin cancer and skin aging. The need for various types of safety data, including clinical data and nonclinical data, will be discussed.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 10/1/14-10/1/14

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On October 1, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application (PMA) for the SONABLATE 450 device sponsored by SonaCare Medical, LLC. The proposed Indication for Use for the SONABLATE 450 device, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: The SONABLATE 450 (SONABLATE) is intended for use in the treatment of localized, clinically recurrent prostate cancer after failure of primary external beam radiation therapy.


 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
Time: 8:00AM-6:00PM    
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