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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAnesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 2/20/14-2/20/14

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On February 20, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information related to the premarket approval application regarding the Inspire II Upper Airway Stimulator, sponsored by Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. The Inspire II Upper Airway Stimulator is a permanently implanted device intended to treat moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea in patients who are not effectively treated by continuous positive airway pressure devices. The device stimulates the hypoglossal nerve synchronous with inspiration in order to contract the patient’s upper airway muscles and help maintain airway patency during sleep.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/28/09-10/28/09

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On October 28, 2009, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for the Alair Bronchial Thermoplasty System sponsored by Asthmatx, Inc. The device is indicated for the treatment of severe persistent asthma in adults. FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting.

 

       
Location: Hilton Gaithersburg MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 5/28/09-5/28/09

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for the SEDASYSTM Computer-Assisted Personalized Sedation System sponsored by Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. The device is indicated for the intravenous administration of 1% (10 milligrams/milliliters) propofol injectable emulsion for the initiation and maintenance of minimal to moderate sedation, as identified by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Continuum of Depth of Sedation, in adult patients (American Society of Anesthesiology physical status I, II, or III) undergoing colonoscopy and esophagogastroduodenoscopy procedures.

 

       
Location: HOL-GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 12/5/08-12/5/08

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application, sponsored by Emphasys Medical, Inc., for the Emphasys Zephyr Endobronchial Valve System, which is intended to improve forced expiratory volume in the first second (FEV1) and 6-minute walk test distance in patients with severe heterogeneous emphysema who have received optimal medical management.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 6/12/08-6/12/08

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application for the ProGEL Surgical Sealant sponsored by NeoMend, Inc. The device is indicated to reinforce soft tissue where weakness exists as an adjunct to the standard procedure (sutures/staples) for closing intraoperative air leaks.

 

       
Location: Hilton Gaithersburg MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 5/13/05-5/13/05

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The committee will hear a presentation on FDA's 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 discuss and make recommendations regarding general issues for pulse oximeters. The issues include the equivalence of reflectance sensor technology to transmissive sensor technology; validation recommendations for neonatal intended use; and over-the-counter (OTC) use of pulse oximeters.

 

       
Location: Hilton Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 7/16/01-7/16/01

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a high-frequency ventilator used in the treatment of acute respiratory failure in adults.

 

       
Location: Rockville, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 12/18/98-12/18/98

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations on general issues related to tracheal gas insufflation (TGI)devices used to provide part or all of the breathing gas for treatment of respiratory failure or respiratory insufficient The use of the TGI catheter, tube or lumen only for supply of fresh gas distinguishes TGI from common tracheal tubes and tracheostomy tubes, in which the gas flow alternates between inhalation and exhalation. Draft versions of five questions FDA will ask the committee to address are list below.

 

       
Location: Corporate Bldg. Conference room 020B 9200 Corp Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOncologic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 1/7/15-1/7/15

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125553 for EP2006, a proposed biosimilar to Amgen Inc.'s NEUPOGEN (filgrastim), submitted by Sandoz, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are: (1) To decrease the incidence of infection‚ as manifested by febrile neutropenia‚ in patients with nonmyeloid malignancies receiving myelosuppressive anti-cancer drugs associated with a significant incidence of severe neutropenia with fever; (2) for reducing the time to neutrophil recovery and the duration of fever, following induction or consolidation chemotherapy treatment of adults with acute myeloid leukemia; (3) to reduce the duration of neutropenia and neutropenia-related clinical sequelae‚ e.g.‚ febrile neutropenia in patients with nonmyeloid malignancies undergoing myeloablative chemotherapy followed by marrow transplantation; (4) for the mobilization of hematopoietic progenitor cells into the peripheral blood for collection by leukapheresis; and (5) for chronic administration to reduce the incidence and duration of sequelae of neutropenia (e.g.‚ fever‚ infections‚ oropharyngeal ulcers) in symptomatic patients with congenital neutropenia‚ cyclic neutropenia‚ or idiopathic neutropenia.

 

       
Location: FDA - White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 1/12/15-1/12/15

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 022517, proposed trade name NOCDURNA (established name: desmopressin), orally disintegrating sublingual tablets submitted by Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The proposed indication is treatment of nocturia due to nocturnal polyuria in adults who awaken two or more times each night to void.

 

       
Location: UMUC Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 1/22/15-1/22/15

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The committee will discuss new drug applications (NDAs) 207-500 and 207-501, isavuconazonium sulfate capsules and isavuconazonium sulfate for injection, sponsored by Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc., respectively for the proposed indications of treatment of invasive aspergillosis and mucormycosis.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 2/20/15-2/20/15

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On February 20, 2015, 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.

 

       
Location: Hilton Gaithersburg MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsVaccines and Related Biological Products

Meeting Date: 3/4/15-3/4/15

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On March 4, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., the committee will meet in open session to discuss and make recommendations on the selection of strains to be included in the influenza virus vaccines for the 2015-2016 influenza season.

 

       
Location: Hilton - Silver Spring, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAnti-Infective Drugs AdComm - Cerexa Inc.

Meeting Date: 12/5/14-12/5/14

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 206494 for ceftazidime-avibactam for injection, submitted by Cerexa Inc., for the proposed indications of: Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections, Complicated Urinary Tract Infections, including Acute Pyelonephritis and Limited Use Indication: Aerobic Gram-negative Infections with Limited Treatment Options.

 

       
Location: The Marriott Inn and Conference Center 3501 University Blvd. East, Hyattsville, Maryland 20783 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAnti-Infective Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 12/4/14-12/4/14

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The committee will discuss issues related to clinical development programs and clinical trial designs for antibacterial products for the treatment of patients with serious bacterial infections for which there are limited or no therapeutic options.

 

       
Location: The Marriott Inn and Conference Center 3501 University Blvd. East, Hyattsville, Maryland 20783 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/24/14-11/25/14

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The committee will discuss the risk of serious neurologic adverse reactions associated with epidural steroid injections (ESI) administered to reduce inflammation for pain management. The committee will also consider the efficacy of ESI and the overall risk benefit balance of injecting steroids in the epidural space to treat pain. These considerations will assist the Agency in our discussions of possible regulatory options, including but not limited to changes to the product labeling.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDrug Safety and Risk Management

Meeting Date: 11/18/14-11/18/14

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The committee will discuss the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 which requires FDA to bring, at least annually, one or more drugs with Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) with elements to assure safe use (ETASU) before the Drug Safety and Risk Management (DSaRM) Advisory Committee. The Agency plans to discuss the risk management of eculizumab (SOLIRIS). The Agency will seek public input whether the REMS with ETASU for this drug assures safe use of the drug, is not unduly burdensome on patient access to the drug, and to the extent practicable, minimizes the burden on the health care delivery system.

 

       
Location: The Great Room Related News Links: Not Available
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