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Meeting Date: 12/12/13-12/12/13

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On December 12, 2013, during Session I, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the classification of spinal sphere devices. These devices are spheres manufactured from metallic (e.g., cobalt chromium molybdenum) or polymeric (e.g., polyetheretherketone) materials. They are intended to be inserted between the vertebral bodies into the disc space from L3-S1 to help provide stabilization and to help promote intervertebral body fusion. During the arthrodesis procedure, they are to be used with bone graft. These devices are not intended for use in motion-sparing, non-fusion procedures. Spinal sphere devices are considered preamendment devices because they were in commercial distribution prior to May 28, 1976, when the Medical Device Amendments became effective. Spinal sphere devices are currently regulated under the heading of "Intervertebral Fusion Device with Bone Graft, Solid-Sphere, Lumbar", Product Code NVR, as unclassified devices and reviewed under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. FDA is seeking committee input on the safety and effectiveness of spinal sphere devices and the regulatory classification for spinal sphere devices. On December 12, 2013, during Session II, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the reclassification petition received on November 20, 2012, from DEKA Research & Development Corp. requesting that FDA reclassify stair climbing wheelchairs (21 CFR 890.3890) from Class III to Class II. A stair-climbing wheelchair is a device with wheels that is intended for medical purposes to provide mobility to persons restricted 3 to a sitting position. The device is intended to climb stairs. On June 12, 2013 (78 FR 35173), FDA issued a proposed order which, if made final, would reclassify stair-climbing wheelchairs as Class II subject to premarket notification (510(k)) and special controls. The petitioner has one stair-climbing wheelchair approved, the iBot (P020033), and it is indicated for the following: to provide indoor and outdoor mobility in confined spaces, at an elevated height, climb curbs, ascend/descend stairs, traverse obstacles, travel over a wider variety of terrain, and negotiate uneven/inclined surfaces. Stair-climbing wheelchairs are preamendment devices because they were in commercial distribution prior to May 28, 1976, when the Medical Device Amendments became effective. Stair-climbing wheelchairs are currently regulated as Class III devices. A call for premarket approval (PMA) applications was issued on April 13, 2000 (effective July 12, 2000) (65 FR 19834). The committee's discussion will include recommendations regarding the regulatory classifications noted above. The committee will also discuss whether the proposed special controls are adequate to reasonably ensure the safety and effectiveness of stair-climbing wheelchairs. On December 12, 2013, during Session III, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the possible reclassification of mechanical wheelchairs (21 CFR 890.3850) from Class I, currently subject to premarket notification (510(k)), to Class II, subject to special controls. The mechanical wheelchairs are being considered for exemption from premarket notification (510(k)) requirements. A mechanical wheelchair is a manually operated device with wheels that is intended for medical purposes to provide mobility to persons restricted 4 to a sitting position. No proposed order has been issued for this proposed change in classification. Mechanical wheelchairs are preamendment devices because they were in commercial distribution prior to May 28, 1976, when the Medical Device Amendments became effective. Mechanical wheelchairs are currently regulated as Class I devices that are subject to premarket notification (510(k)) requirements (48 FR 53041). The committee will discuss whether general and/or special controls are appropriate to demonstrate a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness of mechanical wheelchairs and whether, if reclassified to Class II, these devices should be exempt from premarket notification (510(k)) requirements.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/24/13-7/25/13

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On July 24, 2013, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information related to the premarket approval application for the Kineflex/C Cervical Artificial Disc sponsored by SpinalMotion. The Kineflex/C is a metal-on-metal (cobalt chrome molybdenum alloy) cervical total disc replacement device. The Kineflex/C is indicated for reconstruction of the intervertebral disc at one level from C3-C7 following single-level discectomy for intractable radiculopathy or myelopathy due to a single-level abnormality localized to the disc space. On July 25, 2013, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information related to the premarket approval application for the Kineflex Lumbar Artificial Disc sponsored by SpinalMotion. The Kineflex Lumbar Artificial Disc is a metal-on-metal (cobalt chrome molybdenum alloy) lumbar total disc replacement device. The Kineflex Lumbar Artificial Disc is indicated for reconstruction of the intervertebral disc at one level (L4-L5 or L5- S1) following single-level discectomy for lumbar degenerative disc disease (DDD) where DDD is defined as discogenic back pain with degeneration of the disc as confirmed by patient history, physical examination, and radiographic studies.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/5/13-4/5/13

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On April 5, 2013, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the possible reclassification of Shortwave Diathermy devices. On July 6, 2012 (77 FR 39953), FDA issued a proposed rule which, if made final, would make Shortwave Diathermy 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 requesting a change in classification. The reclassification petitions are available for public review and comment at www.regulations.gov under docket number FDA-2012-N-0378.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/21/12-9/21/12

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On September 21, 2012, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the classification of posterior cervical screws, including pedicle and lateral mass screws. Cervical pedicle and lateral mass screws are components of rigid, posterior spinal screw and rod systems generally intended as an adjunct to fusion for the treatment of degenerative disc disease (as defined by neck pain confirmed by radiographic studies), trauma, deformity, failed previous fusion, tumor, infection, and inflammatory disorders in the cervical spine.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/12/11-5/12/11

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On May 12, 2011, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information related to the premarket approval application (PMA) for the Augment Bone Graft, sponsored by Biomimetic Therapeutics, Inc. The intended use of the device is as an alternative bone grafting substitute to autologous bone graft in applications to facilitate fusion in the ankle and foot without necessitating an additional invasive procedure to harvest the graft.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/27/10-7/27/10

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On July 27, 2010, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application for the AMPLIFY rhBMP-2 Matrix, sponsored by Medtronic, Inc. The AMPLIFY rhBMP-2 Matrix is used for posterolateral fusion treatment of single level lumbar (L2S1) degenerative disc disease.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/23/10-3/23/10

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On March 23, 2010, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on issues relevant to FDA's reevaluation of the ReGen Collagen Scaffold (CS) device (marketed as the Menaflex[reg]), which FDA cleared in K082079 on December 18, 2008, sponsored by ReGen Biologics, Inc. The indications for use statement for this device states that the device is intended for use in surgical procedures for the reinforcement and repair of soft tissue injuries of the medial meniscus. In repairing and reinforcing medial meniscal defects, the patient must have an intact meniscal rim and anterior and posterior horns for attachment of the mesh. In addition, the surgically prepared site for the CS must extend at least into the red/white zone of the meniscus to provide sufficient vascularization. The CS reinforces soft tissue and provides a resorbable scaffold that is replaced by the patient's own soft tissue. The CS is not a prosthetic device and is not intended to replace normal body structure.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/4/09-11/4/09

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On November 4, 2009, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application for the Dynesys Spinal System, sponsored by Zimmer Spine. The Dynesys Spinal System is indicated to provide spinal alignment and stabilization in skeletally mature patients at one or two contiguous levels from L1-S1.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 8/18/09-8/19/09

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On August 18, 2009, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application (PMA) for the CoMplete Acetabular Hip System, sponsored by DePuy Orthopaedics. This device system is intended for use as a primary joint replacement prosthesis in total hip arthroplasty, and is indicated for skeletally mature patients suffering severe pain and disability due to structural damage in the hip joint from non-inflammatory degenerative joint disease and its composite diagnoses of osteoarthritis or post-traumatic arthritis. On August 19, 2009, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a PMA for Durolane, sponsored by Q-Med AB. This device is indicated for the treatment of pain caused by osteoarthritis of the knee in patients who have failed to respond adequately to conservative non-pharmacological therapy and simple analgesics, e.g., acetaminophen.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/31/09-3/31/09

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application (PMA) for OP-1 Putty, sponsored by Stryker Biotech. This combination product is indicated for posterolateral spinal fusion procedures in skeletally mature patients with lumbar spondylolisthesis who have failed at least 6 months of conservative nonsurgical treatment.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/9/08-12/9/08

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application for Synvisc-One, sponsored by Genzyme Corp. This device is indicated for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis of the knee in patients who have failed to respond adequately to conservative nonpharmacologic therapy and simple analgesics, e.g., acetaminophen.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/14/08-11/14/08

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations on a premarket notification application for the ReGen Collagen Scaffold (CS), sponsored by ReGen Biologics, Inc. This device is intended for use in surgical procedures for the reinforcement and repair of chronic soft tissue injuries of the meniscus (one to three prior surgeries to the involved meniscus) where weakness exists. In repairing and reinforcing meniscal defects, the patient must have an intact meniscal rim and anterior and posterior horns for attachment of the mesh. In addition, the surgically prepared site for the CS must extend at least into the red/white zone of the meniscus to provide sufficient vascularization.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/15/08-7/15/08

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for Oxiplex/SP Gel, sponsored by FzioMed, Inc. This device is intended to be used as a surgical adjuvant during posterior lumbar laminectomy, larninotomy, or discectomy to improve patient outcomes by reducing postoperative leg pain, back pain, and neurological symptoms.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/17/07-7/17/07

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for the Bryan Total Cervical Disc Prosthesis, sponsored by Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc. This device is indicated in skeletally mature patients with cervical degenerative disc disease (DDD) at one level from C3-C7. DDD is defined as any combination of the following: Disc herniation with radiculopathy, spondylotic radiculopathy, disc herniation with myelopathy, or spondylotic myelopathy.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/24/07-4/24/07

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application (PMA) for the Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement System, sponsored by Link America, Inc. This system is intended for use as a noncemented implant to replace a painful arthritic and/or severely deformed ankle due to rheumatoid arthritis, primary arthrosis, or posttraumatic arthrosis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 2/22/07-2/22/07

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On February 22, 2007, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application for the Cormet 2000 Hip Resurfacing System, sponsored by Corin U.S.A. This system is intended for use in resurfacing hip arthroplasty for reduction or relief of pain and/or improved hip function in skeletally mature patients with non- inflammatory degenerative arthritis or inflammatory arthritis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/19/06-9/19/06

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application for a cervical disc prosthesis intended to treat skeletally mature patients with degenerative disc disease at one level from C3-C7.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/2/06-6/2/06

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The committee will discuss and make a recommendation on the reclassification of the noninvasive bone growth stimulator indicated for the treatment of established nonunion fractures acquired secondary to trauma and as an adjunct to the treatment of lumbar spinal fusion surgery for one or two levels.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/8/05-9/9/05

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On September 8, 2005, the committee will hear 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 hip joint metal/metal semi constrained resurfacing hybrid prosthesis (cemented femoral component). The device is intended to relieve hip pain and improve hip function in patients who have adequate bone stock and are at risk of requiring more than one hip joint replacement over their lifetimes. On September 9, 2005, the committee will discuss the design of clinical studies for spinal devices indicated for treatment of mild to moderate low back pain.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 8/31/04-8/31/04

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for an interspinous process distraction system intended for treatment of patients aged 50 or older suffering from neurogenic intermittent claudication secondary to mild or moderate lumbar spinal stenosis who have undergone a regimen of non-operative treatment.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/2/04-6/3/04

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On June 2, 2004, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for an artificial lumbar disc intended for spinal arthroplasty in skeletally mature patients with degenerative disc disease at one level from L4-S1. On June 3, 2004, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a reclassification petition for total and unicompartmental mobile bearing knee joint prostheses. Also on June 3, 2004, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., the committee will discuss and make recommendations on a draft guidance document for clinical performance data requirements for hip joint prostheses.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/11/03-12/11/03

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on the reclassification of the intervertebral body fusion device (cage) intended for spinal fusion procedures in skeletally mature adults with degenerative disc disease at one or two levels from C2-C7 and L2-S1 using autogenous bone graft. The device does not include combination products, such as the intervertebral body fusion device using morphogenic proteins and scaffolds.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/20/02-11/21/02

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On November 20, 2002, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on premarket approval application (PMA) for a stair-climbing wheelchair. On November 21, 2002, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a PMA for growth factors soaked in a collagen sponge used to treat tibial fractures. In addition, on November 21, 2002, the committee will have a general discussion on preclinical and clinical data for spinal devices.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 8/8/01-8/9/01

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations on the reclassification of metal on metal total hip arthroplasty devices. Also, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on premarket approval application (PMA) for a metacarpophalangeal finger joint prosthesis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 1/19/01-1/19/01

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a cervical interbody fusion system.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/20/00-7/20/00

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on premarket approval application (PMA) for a shock wave lithotriptor used for the treatment of heel pain and a PMA for a ceramic on ceramic total hip arthroplasty.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/4/99-11/5/99

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On November 4th, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on the reclassification of constrained total hip arthroplasty devices. The committee will also discuss the development of computer controlled surgical systems designed for use in orthopedic procedures. On November 5th, the committee will discuss post-marketing studies of Genzyme Corporation's Carticel (autologous chondrocytes manipulated ex-vivo for structural repair) indicated for treatment and repair of clinically significant, articular cartilage defects in the knee. The discussion will focus on issues specific to these studies and on more general ones related to the feasibility of randomized controlled trials in the field of orthopedics.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/8/98-10/9/98

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On October 8, 1998, the committee will consider issues relating to the study and evaluation of spinal device assemblies. In the context of a preliminary background document, the committee will be asked to address scientific issues pertaining to the development of investigational device exemptions (IDE) applications for spinal device assemblies. This will include inclusion/exclusion criteria, type of control(s), study endpoints, and length of follow-up.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/27/98-4/28/98

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April 27, 1998 Panel Training - Conflict of Intrest. General and PDP training. Reclassification training. April 28, 1998 Reclassification of bone cement.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/21/14-4/21/14

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On April 21, 2014, the Pediatric Advisory Committee (PAC) will meet to discuss pediatric-focused safety reviews, as mandated by the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (Pub. L. 107–109) and the Pediatric Research Equity Act (Pub. L. 108–155). The PAC will meet to discuss Activa Dystonia Therapy, ADVATE (antihemophilic factor (recombinant)), FAMVIR (famciclovir), INTELENCE (etravirine), KEPPRA (levetiracetam), MAXALT and MAXALT MLT (rizatriptan), NATAZIA (estradiol valerate and estradiol valerate/dienogest), PERTZYE (pancrelipase), PERZISTA (darunavir), REYATAZ (atazanavir), SKLICE (ivermectin), TISSEEL (fibrin sealant), TORISEL (temsirolimus), ULTRESA (pancrelipase), Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR), and VIREAD (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate).

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/22/14-4/22/14

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy for new drug application 203077, MOXDUO (morphine sulfate and oxycodone hydrochloride) capsules, QRxPharma Inc., for the proposed indication of management of moderate to severe acute pain where the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate. This product represents the first drug combination consisting of two immediate-release opioids.

 

       
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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).

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/2/14-5/2/14

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The committee will discuss data submitted by MSD Consumer Care, Inc., to support a new drug application (NDA) 204804 for over-the-counter (OTC) marketing of montelukast 10 milligram (mg) tablets (proposed trade name SINGULAIR Allergy). The proposed OTC use is "temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies: Nasal congestion, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, itching of the nose.” The applicant proposes to label the product for OTC use in adults 18 years and older. Efficacy and safety data, as well as results of consumer studies, will be discussed. The committee will be asked to consider whether the data support an acceptable risk/benefit profile for the nonprescription use of montelukast tablets by OTC consumers.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/5/14-5/6/14

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On May 5-6, 2014, the Committee will meet to discuss methods for identifying the impact and increasing the reach of communications on topics of interest to consumers. The discussion will also address how FDA can evaluate whether its Consumer Updates (http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/default.htm disclaimer icon ) are reaching the targeted population, and whether they are increasing awareness and understanding of the key risk messages. The discussion will also assess whether the communications are having the intended impact on knowledge, behaviors and/or outcomes.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/6/14-5/7/14

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On May 6, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information related to the premarket approval application for the RESQCPR System sponsored by Advanced Circulatory Systems, Inc. The RESQCPR System is comprised of two devices: the RESQPOD 16.0 Impedance Threshold Device, and the RESQPUMP Active Compression Decompression CPR Device. These devices are used together during manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in an attempt to enhance venous return to the heart and blood flow to vital organs during CPR to ultimately increase survival and neurologic outcome in patients suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest. Advanced Circulatory Systems, Inc. has proposed the following indications for use: the RESQCPR System is intended for use in the performance of CPR to increase survival with favorable neurologic function in adult patients with non-traumatic cardiac arrest. On May 7, 2014, during session I, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the classification of membrane lung for long-term pulmonary support systems, one of the remaining preamendment Class III devices regulated under the 510(k) pathway. A membrane lung for long-term pulmonary support refers to the oxygenator component of an extracorporeal circuit used during long-term procedures, commonly referred to as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). An ECMO procedure provides assisted extracorporeal circulation and physiologic gas exchange of a patient's blood when an acute (reversible) condition prevents the patient's own body from providing the physiologic gas exchange needed to sustain life. The circuit is comprised of multiple device types, including, but not limited to, an oxygenator, blood pump, cannulae, heat exchanger, tubing, filters, monitors/detectors, and other accessories; the circuit components and configuration (e.g., arteriovenous, veno-venous) may differ based on the needs of the individual patient or the condition being treated. ECMO is currently used for patients with acute reversible respiratory or cardiac failure, unresponsive to optimal ventilation and/or pharmacologic management.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOphthalmic Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 5/13/14-5/13/14

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On May 13, 2014, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the guidance documents for contact lenses and contact lens accessories.

 

       
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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 4/1/14-4/1/14

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 22-472, proposed trade name AFREZZA (TECHNOSPHERE Insulin Inhalation System), 3 unit and 6 unit cartridges for oral inhalation, manufactured by MannKind Corporation. The proposed indication (use) for this application is to improve glycemic control in adult patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAnti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 3/31/14-3/31/14

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During the morning session, the committee will discuss new drug applications (NDAs) 205-435 and 205-436, tedizolid phosphate tablets and tedizolid phosphate injection, submitted by Trius Therapeutics, respectively, for the proposed indication of treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections. During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss NDA 021-883, dalbavancin hydrochloride for intravenous injection, submitted by Durata Therapeutics International B.V., for the proposed indication of treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCardiovascular and Renal Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 3/27/14-3/27/14

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The committee will discuss biologics license application 125468, serelaxin injection, submitted by Novartis, as a treatment to improve the symptoms of acute heart failure through reduction of the rate of worsening of heart failure.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMolecular and Clinical Genetics Panel

Meeting Date: 3/26/14-3/27/14

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On March 26, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information related to the premarket approval application sponsored by Epigenomics, Inc. for the Epi proColon. The Epi proColon test is a qualitative in vitro diagnostic method for the detection of methylated Septin 9 DNA in plasma derived from patient whole blood specimens. Methylation of the target Septin 9 DNA sequence has been associated with the occurrence of colorectal cancer (CRC). The test is indicated to screen patients for CRC who are defined as average risk for CRC by current screening guidelines. The Epi proColon test is not intended to replace colorectal screening by colonoscopy. Patients with a positive Epi proColon test result should be referred for diagnostic colonoscopy. The Epi proColon test results are intended to be used in conjunction with the physician's assessment of history, other risk factors, and professional guidelines. On March 27, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information related to the premarket approval application for the Cologuard device, sponsored by Exact Sciences. Cologuard is an in vitro diagnostic device designed to analyze patients' stool for detection of hemoglobin, multiple DNA methylation and mutational markers, and the total amount of human DNA. Cologuard is intended for use as an adjunctive screening test for the detection of colorectal neoplasia associated DNA markers and for the presence of occult hemoglobin in human stool. A positive result may indicate the presence of colorectal cancer or premalignant colorectal neoplasia. Cologuard is not intended as a replacement for colonoscopy. Cologuard is intended to be used in conjunction with colonoscopy and other test methods in accordance with recognized screening guidelines.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 3/20/14-3/20/14

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On March 20, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the humanitarian device exemption (HDE) application for the XVIVO Perfusion System (XPSTM) sponsored by XVIVO Perfusion, Inc. The proposed Indication for Use for the XVIVO Perfusion System, as stated in the HDE, is as follows: The XPSTM is intended to be used with STEEN Solution for flushing and temporary continuous normothermic machine perfusion of initially unacceptable excised donor lungs during which time the function of the lungs can be reassessed for transplantation.

 

       
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