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Meeting Date: 5/18/09-5/18/09

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The Science Board will hear about and discuss updates from the following subcommittees: (1) The review of each Center's projects within scientific priority areas, (2) the review of research at the Center for Veterinary Medicine, and (3) the review of FDA's scientific information technology infrastructure modernization initiatives. The Science Board will also hear updates on rapid detection of Salmonella in foods and the handling of biospecimens used for genomic and proteomic analyses.

 

       
Location: Hilton Rockville MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 10/31/08-10/31/08

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The Science Board will hear about and discuss a review of the draft assessment of Bisphenol A (BPA) for use in food contact applications by the Science Board BPA Subcommittee. The Science Board will discuss 2009 agenda topics. The Science Board will also hear an overview of current methods for detection of contaminants in FDA-regulated products.

 

       
Location: Hilton Hotel Washington DC North Gaithersburg, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting of the Bisphenol A Subcommittee of the Science Board

Meeting Date: 9/16/08-9/16/08

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The Subcommittee will hear and discuss the draft assessment of BPA for use in food contact applications, including oral presentations from the public. Meeting materials including FDA’s draft assessment of BPA and FDA’s charge to the Subcommittee will be posted on or after August 15, 2008.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington, WashingtonDC/Rockville Executive Meeting Center, Plaza Ballroom 1750 Rockville Pike Rockville MD 20852 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 5/30/08-5/30/08

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The Science Board will hear about and discuss a subcommittee review of the National Center for Toxicological Research and Office of Regulatory Affairs. The Science Board will discuss keeping pace with technical and scientific evolutions in the fields of regulatory science. The Science Board will also hear about and discuss updates on a subcommittee review of the agency’s science programs and infrastructure from the June 14, 2007, and December 3, 2007, Science Board meetings.

 

       
Location: Gaithersburg Hilton Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 12/3/07-12/3/07

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The Science Board will hear about and discuss the agency's critical path program. The Science Board will hear about and discuss updates on the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Program and activities related to melamine from the March 31, 2006, and June 14, 2007, Science Board meetings. The Science Board will then hear about and discuss the subcommittee review of the agency's science programs. The Science Board will also hear about and discuss the agency's updates on drug safety.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 6/14/07-6/14/07

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The Science Board provides advice primarily to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs and other appropriate officials on specific complex and technical issues as well as emerging issues within the scientific community in industry and academia. Additionally, the Science Board provides advice to the agency on keeping pace with technical and scientific evolutions in the fields of regulatory science, on formulating an appropriate research agenda, and on upgrading its scientific and research facilities to keep pace with these changes. It will also provide the means for critical review of agency sponsored intramural and extramural scientific research programs.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 3/31/06-3/31/06

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The Science Board will conclude their discussion on drug safety from the meeting of November 4, 2006, and will hear about and discuss a request by the agency for a review of the agency's science programs. The Science Board will then hear about and discuss the agency's response to the recommendations contained in the Science Board's peer review of the Office of Regulatory Affairs Pesticide Program, plans for a Science Board peer review of the Center for Veterinary Medicine's intramural portion of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System, and the science priorities of the agency's Office of Women's Health .

 

       
Location: FDA Meeting Room Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/4/05-11/4/05

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The Science Board will hear about and discuss the following topics: (1) An update on activities of the Drug Safety Oversight Board, (2) the agency's Bioresearch Monitoring Initiative, and (3) the Board's science peer review activities, including presentation of the Board's peer review of the Office of Regulatory Affairs' pesticide monitoring program.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/15/05-4/15/05

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The Science Board will hear about and discuss (1) the agency’s pre- and post-marketing safety programs for drugs and biologics and (2) Good Manufacturing Practices for vaccines, blood and cell, tissue and gene products.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/5/04-11/5/04

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The Board will hear about and discuss: (1) An update on the FDA Critical Path Initiative (http://www.fda.gov/oc/initiatives/criticalpath/), including an overview of docket submissions, current status, reports on related activities (Medical Technology Innovation Task Force and Foods Critical Path White Paper), and future plans; (2) FDA's final report on pharmaceutical current good manufacturing practices (http://www.fda.gov/cder/gmp/gmp2004/GMP_finalreport2004.htm); and (3) an internal peer review of the Office of Regulatory Affairs' pesticide program, including plans for the establishment of a Science Board subcommittee to conduct an external program peer review.

 

       
Location: FDA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 4/22/04-4/22/04

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The committee will hear about and discuss the FDA's obesity working group report and critical task white paper.

 

       
Location: FDA - Rockville Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/6/03-11/6/03

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The Board will hear about and discuss FDA's Food Security Program.

 

       
Location: FDA Rockville, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 4/9/03-4/9/03

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The board will hear and discuss the FDA's launched initiative to improve the development and availability of innovative medical products, specifically in the area of pharmacogenomics. The board will also hear updates on the pharmaceutical manufacturing initiative.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/16/01-11/16/01

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The board will discuss external science review for FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, emerging issues in FDA's oversight of clinical research, and emerging issues in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/13/01-4/13/01

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Open committee discussion, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; open public hearing, 1 p.m. to l:30 p.m.; open committee discussion, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The board will hear and discuss programmatic peer review for the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health. The committee will also discuss: (1) The FDA's Office of Women's Health research plan; (2) an overview of tissue and tissue engineered products; and (3) strategies to meet scientific workforce challenges.

 

       
Location: Rockville, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 10/21/98-10/21/98

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To provide advice and recommendations to the agency on FDA's regulatory issues. At least one portion of the meeting will be closed.

 

       
Location: Washinton Plaza Hotel Washington, DC Related News Links: Not Available
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Upcoming Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 7/30/14-7/31/14

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On July 30, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application (PMA) for the Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device sponsored by EDAP Technomed, Inc. The proposed Indication for Use for the Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: The Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device is intended for the primary treatment of prostate cancer in subjects with low risk, localized prostate cancer. On July 31, 2014, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the classification of Penile Tumescence Monitors, Nephrostomy Catheters, Stimulators for Electrical Sperm Collection, Erectile Dysfunction Devices, and Alloplastic Spermatoceles. These devices are considered preamendments devices since they were in commercial distribution prior to May 28, 1976, when the Medical Devices Amendments became effective. Penile Tumescence Monitors are currently regulated under the heading, ``Monitor, Penile Tumescence,' Product Code LIL, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Nephrostomy Catheters are currently regulated under the heading, ``Catheter, Nephrostomy,' Product Code LJE, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Stimulators for Electrical Sperm Collection are currently regulated under the heading, ``Stimulator, Electrical for Sperm Collection,' Product Code LNL, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Erectile Dysfunction Devices are currently regulated under the heading, ``Device, Erectile Dysfunction,' Product Code LST, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Alloplastic Spermatoceles are currently regulated under the heading, ``Spermatocele, Alloplastic,' Product Code LQS, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. FDA is seeking committee input on the safety and effectiveness and the regulatory classification of Penile Tumescence Monitors, Nephrostomy Catheters, Stimulators for Electrical Sperm Collection, Erectile Dysfunction Devices, and Alloplastic Spermatoceles.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 8/1/14-8/1/14

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On August 1, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information regarding the premarket application (PMA) for the TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive device sponsored by Cohera Medical, Inc. The proposed indication for use for the TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive device, as stated in the PMA is as follows: TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive is indicated for the approximation of tissue layers where subcutaneous dead space exists between the tissue planes in large flap surgical procedures such as abdominoplasty.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsConfidentiality of Interim Results in Cardiovascular Outcome Safety Trials

Meeting Date: 8/11/14-8/11/14

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public hearing that will provide a forum to discuss confidentiality of interim results for certain cardiovascular outcomes trials (CVOTs) submitted to the Agency while the trials are still ongoing. The purpose of the public hearing is to initiate constructive discussion among regulators, researchers, health care providers, representatives from the pharmaceutical industry and health care organizations, and the general public, about appropriate handling of interim analysis results of these ongoing CVOTs. FDA is also opening a public docket to receive comments on this topic.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPulmonary-Allergy Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 8/14/14-8/14/14

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he committee will discuss the new drug application (NDA) 21936, for tiotropium bromide inhalation spray, submitted by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for the long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and for reducing COPD exacerbations. The discussion will include efficacy data, including the data to support the claim for reduction of COPD exacerbations, but the focus will be on safety findings from the clinical development program and the results of a large safety trial comparing tiotropium bromide inhalation spray and tiotropium bromide inhalation powder.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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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 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 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 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.

 

       
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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.

 

       
Location: Marriott Inn and Conference Center Related News Links: Not Available
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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.

 

       
Location: College Park Marriott Hotel Related News Links: Not Available
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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).

 

       
Location: Pooks Hill Related News Links: Not Available
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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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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 7/30/14-7/31/14

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On July 30, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application (PMA) for the Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device sponsored by EDAP Technomed, Inc. The proposed Indication for Use for the Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: The Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device is intended for the primary treatment of prostate cancer in subjects with low risk, localized prostate cancer. On July 31, 2014, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the classification of Penile Tumescence Monitors, Nephrostomy Catheters, Stimulators for Electrical Sperm Collection, Erectile Dysfunction Devices, and Alloplastic Spermatoceles. These devices are considered preamendments devices since they were in commercial distribution prior to May 28, 1976, when the Medical Devices Amendments became effective. Penile Tumescence Monitors are currently regulated under the heading, ``Monitor, Penile Tumescence,' Product Code LIL, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Nephrostomy Catheters are currently regulated under the heading, ``Catheter, Nephrostomy,' Product Code LJE, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Stimulators for Electrical Sperm Collection are currently regulated under the heading, ``Stimulator, Electrical for Sperm Collection,' Product Code LNL, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Erectile Dysfunction Devices are currently regulated under the heading, ``Device, Erectile Dysfunction,' Product Code LST, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Alloplastic Spermatoceles are currently regulated under the heading, ``Spermatocele, Alloplastic,' Product Code LQS, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. FDA is seeking committee input on the safety and effectiveness and the regulatory classification of Penile Tumescence Monitors, Nephrostomy Catheters, Stimulators for Electrical Sperm Collection, Erectile Dysfunction Devices, and Alloplastic Spermatoceles.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 7/10/14-7/11/14

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On July 10 and 11, 2014, the committee will discuss the safety of laparoscopic power morcellator devices as it pertains to their potential to disseminate and upstage a confined, but undetected (occult) uterine malignancy during laparoscopic hysterectomy or myomectomy. FDA is convening this committee to seek expert scientific and clinical opinion on the risks and benefits of these types of devices when used for these procedures, based on available scientific data. The committee will make recommendations regarding the appropriate use, premarket testing, labeling, and other risk mitigations (including the use of containment bags) for these devices. On July 11, 2014, during the afternoon session, the committee will also be asked to discuss the regulatory classification of laparoscopic power morcellator devices when used to cut and extract tissue during gynecologic laparoscopic procedures and to assist FDA in determining the appropriate level of regulatory control necessary for this device type, including discussion of class II (special controls) or reclassification to class III (subject to premarket approval application (PMA)).

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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