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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 3/21/19-3/21/19

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On March 21, 2019, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on clinical information related to the de novo request for the NeuroAD Therapy System by Neuronix, Ltd. The NeuroAD Therapy System is intended to provide concurrent neurostimulation and cognitive training for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's dementia.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel - Sponsor: Sequent Medical, Inc.

Meeting Date: 9/27/18-9/27/18

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On September 27, 2018, the Committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on the premarket approval application sponsored by Sequent Medical, Inc. for the Woven Endobridge (WEB) Aneurysm Embolization System, which is intended to treat wide-neck intracranial aneurysms arising or located at a vessel bifurcation. The WEB device is being evaluated in the WEB Intrasaccular Therapy Study (WEB-IT): a multicenter, prospective, non-randomized investigation. The Committee will be asked to review the clinical data from the WEB-IT study to help the Agency assess the safety and effectiveness of the device for the proposed indications for use.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices

Meeting Date: 3/1/18-3/1/18

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On March 1, 2018, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and advise FDA regarding the evaluation of clinical study data to support the safety and effectiveness of intracranial aneurysm treatment devices and factors that can affect clinical outcomes such as aneurysm morphology, size, and location in the neurovasculature. FDA is also convening this committee to seek expert opinion on the scientific and clinical considerations relating to the clinical trial design that may be relevant to the determination of safety and effectiveness for these devices.

 

       
Location: Hilton Gaithersburg MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 4/17/15-4/17/15

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On April 17, 2015, the committee will discuss the current knowledge regarding the conduct of clinical studies and evaluation of clinical study data for flow diverter technology. FDA is convening this committee to seek expert opinion on scientific and clinical considerations relating to the study design and existing clinical studies, for flow diverter technology indicated for the neurovasculature.

 

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

 

       
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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.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

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.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel

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.

 

       
Location: Quality Suites Hotel Rockville, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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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"

 

       
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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 OptionsCardiovascular and Renal Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 12/10/19-12/10/19

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The committee will be asked to discuss new drug application (NDA) 022034, for vernakalant HCl solution, for intravenous injection, submitted by Correvio International Sàrl, for the proposed indication of rapid conversion of recent onset atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm for non-surgery patients: Atrial fibrillation = 7 days duration, and for post-cardiac surgery patients: Atrial fibrillation = 3 days duration.

 

       
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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AdComm - Sponsor: Amarin Pharma Inc.

Meeting Date: 11/14/19-11/14/19

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The committee will discuss supplemental new drug application 202057/S-035, for VASCEPA (icosapent ethyl) capsules for oral administration, sponsored by Amarin Pharma Inc., for the following proposed indication: To reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, as an adjunct to statin therapy in adult patients with elevated triglycerides levels (135 mg/dL or greater) and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, based on the results of a clinical study entitled “A Study of AMR101 to Evaluate Its Ability to Reduce Cardiovascular Events in High Risk Patients With Hypertriglyceridemia and on Statin. The Primary Objective is to Evaluate the Effect of 4 g/Day AMR101 for Preventing the Occurrence of a First Major Cardiovascular Event. (REDUCE-IT)”

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsImmunology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 11/13/19-11/14/19

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On November 13 and 14, 2019, the committee will discuss the topic of immunological responses to metal-containing products regulated as medical devices. The discussion will focus on metal-containing implants as well as dental amalgam. Implants are medical devices that are placed into a surgically or naturally formed opening of the human body and are intended to remain there after the procedure for an extended period of time (typically, greater than 30 days). For decades, metal-containing implants have been used in a large number of medical specialties including cardiology, orthopedics, dentistry, gastroenterology, and neurology or neurosurgery. Recent postmarket issues with some metal-on-metal orthopedic implants and gynecological metal-containing implants have raised questions about the potential for some patients to develop unexpected or heightened biological responses to the implant. These may include local (peri-implant) adverse events and potentially systemic manifestations, which may impact a patient's quality of life and necessitate medical or surgical intervention. While not considered an implant, dental amalgam is included in this discussion because of its potential for patient and user exposure to mercury compounds and some purported similarities in the adverse biological responses and clinical manifestations elicited by some dental amalgams to that of traditional metal implants.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AdComm - Sponsor: Boehringer Ingelheim

Meeting Date: 11/13/19-11/13/19

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The committee will discuss supplemental new drug application (sNDA) 204629/S-020 for empagliflozin oral tablet, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the following proposed indication: As an adjunct to insulin therapy to improve glycemic control in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsVaccines and Related Biological Products

Meeting Date: 11/8/19-11/8/19

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On November 8, 2019, the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research's (CBER) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) will meet in open session to discuss and make recommendations on the development of chikungunya vaccines.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGeneral Hospital and Personal Use Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 11/6/19-11/7/19

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On November 6 and 7, 2019, the committee will discuss the topic of industrial ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization of medical devices and its role in maintaining public health as well as the risks of infection with reprocessed duodenoscopes. Subject matter of the panel meeting will include potential methods and expert assessment of how to reduce EtO emissions to the environment from medical device sterilization processes without compromising assurance of sterility or effective processing of medical devices. The panel will also discuss recommendations to reduce the risk of infection from reprocessed duodenoscopes.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsBone, Reproductive and Urologic AdComm
Sponsor: Agile Therapeutics, Inc.

Meeting Date: 10/30/19-10/30/19

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 204017 (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) transdermal system, submitted by Agile Therapeutics, Inc., for the prevention of pregnancy in women of reproductive potential.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsBone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs AdComm
Sponsor: AMAG Pharmaceuticals

Meeting Date: 10/29/19-10/29/19

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The committee will discuss supplemental new drug application (sNDA 021945/S-023#) for MAKENA (hydroxyprogesterone caproate injection, 250 milligrams per milliliter) manufactured by AMAG Pharmaceuticals. In 2011, MAKENA received approval under the accelerated approval pathway (21 CFR part 314, subpart H, and section 506(c) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 356(c)) for reducing the risk of preterm birth in women with a singleton pregnancy who have a history of singleton spontaneous preterm birth. MAKENA was shown in the preapproval clinical trial to reduce the proportion of women who delivered at less than 37 weeks gestation, a surrogate endpoint that FDA determined was reasonably likely to predict a clinical benefit of preterm birth prevention, such as improved neonatal mortality and morbidity. As required under 21 CFR 314.510, the Applicant conducted a postapproval confirmatory clinical trial to verify and describe clinical benefit. AMAG Pharmaceuticals has disclosed that this completed confirmatory trial did not demonstrate a statistically significant difference between the treatment and placebo arms for the co-primary endpoints of reducing the risk of recurrent preterm birth or improving neonatal mortality and morbidity. The committee will consider the trial's findings and the sNDA in the context of AMAG Pharmaceuticals' confirmatory study obligation.

 

       
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