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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel - Sponsor: Coloplast

Meeting Date: 2/12/19-2/12/19

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On February 12, 2019, the Committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the safety and effectiveness of surgical mesh placed transvaginally in the anterior vaginal compartment to treat pelvic organ prolapse. FDA is convening this meeting to seek expert opinion on the evaluation of the risks and benefits of these devices. The Committee will be asked to provide scientific and clinical input on assessing the effectiveness, safety, and benefit/risk of mesh placed transvaginally in the anterior vaginal compartment, as well as identifying the appropriate patient population and physician training needed for these devices.

 

       
Location: Gaithersburg MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 9/24/15-9/24/15

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On September 24, 2015, the committee will discuss the risks and benefits of Bayer HealthCare’s Essure System for permanent female sterilization. The system, originally approved in November 2002, under P020014, consists of a delivery system and nickel-containing permanent implants. The implants are placed without a skin incision, through the vagina, within each fallopian tube; they elicit tissue ingrowth, which over time results in tubal occlusion.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

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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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices

Meeting Date: 9/8/11-9/9/11

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On September 8 and 9, 2011, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the safety and effectiveness of transvaginal surgical mesh used for repair of pelvic organ prolapse. FDA is convening this meeting to seek expert opinion on the risks and benefits of these devices in light of adverse events, e.g., vaginal erosion leading to pelvic pain and dyspareunia, and available information on clinical benefit. The committee will be asked to provide scientific and clinical input on the Agency's proposed premarket and postmarket regulatory strategies for these devices, including [[Page 41508]] reclassification into Class III (premarket approval), labeling improvements and postmarket surveillance studies. The committee will also consider surgical mesh used to treat stress urinary incontinence.

 

       
Location: Holiday Inn, Gaithersburg Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 11/19/10-11/19/10

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On November 19, the Committee will discuss current FDA recommendations for Testing of Replication Competent Retrovirus (RCR)/Lentivirus (RCL) in Retroviral and Lentiviral Vector Based Gene Therapy Products.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 12/11/08-12/11/08

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for the FC2 Female Condom, sponsored by the Female Health Company. This device is indicated to help prevent HIV/AIDS and unintended pregnancy.

 

       
Location: Gaithersburg Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPostponed: Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 5/16/08-5/16/08

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for the FC2 Female Condom, sponsored by the Female Health Co. This device is indicated to help prevent HIV/AIDS and unintended pregnancy.

 

       
Location: Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 12/13/07-12/14/07

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On December 13, 2007, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for the Adiana Transcervical Sterilization System, sponsored by Cytyc Surgical Products. This device is indicated to be used as a permanent method for female sterilization. On December 14, 2007, the committee will have a general topic discussion of clinical trial design issues for endometrial ablation devices indicated for pre-menopausal women in whom childbearing is complete and who no longer desire menses (i.e., monthly period). The committee will also hear and discuss a post-approval study update for the ExAblate 2000 System from InSightec, Inc. The system is indicated for ablation of uterine fibroid tissue in pre- or peri-menopausal women with symptomatic uterine fibroids who desire a uterine sparing procedure.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 8/29/06-8/29/06

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a non-invasive device for use as a complement to clinical breast examination in asymptomatic women between the ages of 30-39.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 3/28/06-3/28/06

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On March 28, 2006, the committee will have a general topic discussion of clinical trial design issues for new devices intended to treat symptomatic uterine fibroids.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 3/27/06-3/27/06

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On March 27, 2006, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a post surgical adhesion prevention device for use in patients undergoing gynecological laparoscopic surgical procedures.

 

       
Location: FDA Meeting Room Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 6/23/05-6/23/05

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The committee will hear a presentation on the FDA Critical Path Initiative. The committee will also discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a fetal heart monitoring device that, in addition to standard features, is used during labor and delivery to measure, display, and analyze the ST waveform, of the fetal electrocardiogram.

 

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

Meeting Date: 5/17/05-5/17/05

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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 discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a spectroscopy-based cervical imaging system intended for use as an adjunct to colposcopy to enhance the identification and selection of biopsy sites.

 

       
Location: HOL - GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCancelled - Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 10/25/04-10/25/04

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations on the type of pivotal study needed to support a premarket approval application for fetal monitors that use neural networks for risk assessment.

 

       
Location: Gaithersburg , MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 6/3/04-6/3/04

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a system that ablates uterine fibroids using focused ultrasound under the guidance of magnetic resonance.

 

       
Location: HI, GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 6/10/03-6/10/03

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On June 10, 2003, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for an endometrial ablation device.

 

       
Location: Hilton DC North - Gaithersburg Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 7/22/02-7/22/02

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On July 22, 2002, the committee will hear a presentation on post-market surveillance of vacuum assisted delivery devices. The committee will also discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a permanent contraceptive device. Background information, including the agenda and questions for the committee, will be available to the public one business day before the meeting on the Internet at http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/panelmtg.html. Material for the July 22 session will be posted on July 19, 2002.

 

       
Location: DoubleTree Hotel Rockville, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 4/22/02-4/22/02

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for an intrapartum fetal monitor.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 5/21/01-5/22/01

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On May 21, 2001, the committee will discuss a supplement to a premarket approval application (PMA) for an intrapartum fetal pulse oximeter. The committee will also hear a presentation on the clinical trial of an intrapartum fundal pressure belt intended to reduce the incidence of operative deliveries. On May 22, 2001, in the morning session, the committee will discuss air and gas emboli associated with operative hysteroscopy. In the afternoon session, the committee will discuss uterine artery embolization.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 1/29/01-1/29/01

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

 

       
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Meeting Date: 1/24/00-1/25/00

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On January 24, 2000, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application (PMA) for a fetal pulse oximeter. On January 25, 2000, the committee will discuss a draft guidance document on adhesion barrier products intended for use in pelvic and/or abdominal surgery.

 

       
Location: Gaithersburg Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices

Meeting Date: 10/4/99-10/4/99

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On October 4, 1999, in the morning session, the committee will discuss issues for new barrier contraceptive devices, such as premarket study design, prescription versus over-the-counter availability, and premarket versus postmarket studies. The following current guidance documents are available as references: (1) Testing Guidance for Male Condoms Made from New Material; (2) Guidance for Industry: Uniform Contraceptive Labeling; and (3) Premarket Testing Guidelines for Female Barrier Contraceptive Devices Also Intended to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

 

       
Location: Parklawn Bldg. 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 10/19/98-10/19/98

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Premarket Approval Application (P980032) Valleylab will summarize its PMA for the VestaTM DUB Treatment System for thermal endometrial ablation.

 

       
Location: FDA Parklawn Building Rockville, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Upcoming Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCirculatory System Devices Panel of the MDAC

Meeting Date: 10/27/20-10/27/20

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On October 27, 2020, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application for the Neovasc Reducer System sponsored by Neovasc, Inc. The proposed Indication for Use of the Neovasc Reducer System is for patients suffering from refractory angina pectoris despite guideline directed medical therapy, who are unsuitable for revascularization by coronary artery bypass grafting or by percutaneous coronary intervention.

 

       
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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsVaccines and Related Biological Products AdComm

Meeting Date: 10/22/20-10/22/20

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On October 22, 2020, the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research’s (CBER), Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) will meet in open session, to discuss, in general, the development, authorization and/or licensure of vaccines to prevent COVID-19. No specific application will be discussed at this meeting.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPatient Engagement Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 10/22/20-10/22/20

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On October 22, 2020, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on the topic “Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in Medical Devices.” Specifically, we will discuss the composition of the datasets on which the software “learns”, components of the device information shared with patients, and factors that impact patient trust in the technology. Large clinical datasets are used to train and improve AI/ML algorithms, allowing transformational improvements in the diagnosis, clinical decision making, and treatment of patients. Devices using AI/ML technology will transform healthcare delivery by increasing efficiency of key processes in the treatment of patients. Health products powered by AI/ML are streaming into our lives, from virtual doctor apps to wearable sensors and drugstore chatbots to algorithms for detecting cancer in mammography and interpretations of chest X rays. Despite the rapid advancement and integration, AI/ML systems may have algorithmic biases, limited generalizability, and lack transparency in their assumptions based on potential limitations of training datasets. The recommendations provided by the committee will address the importance of including various demographic groups in AI/ML algorithm development. The recommendations will also address the impact of the user interface and transparency including what information and how the information about the devices could be communicated to foster patient trust in the AI/ML devices.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Psychopharmacologic & DSaRM AdComm

Meeting Date: 10/9/20-10/9/20

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The committees will discuss the efficacy, safety, and benefit-risk profile of new drug application (NDA) 213378, olanzapine and samidorphan oral tablets, submitted by Alkermes, Inc., for the proposed indications of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

 

       
Location: FDA TelCon - Please note that due to the impact of this COVID-19 pandemic, all meeting participants will be joining this advisory committee meeting via an online teleconferencing platform. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Psychopharmacologic & DSaRM AdComm

Meeting Date: 10/8/20-10/8/20

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The committees will discuss new drug application (NDA) 211179, for amphetamine sulfate immediate-release oral capsules, submitted by Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC, for the proposed indication of treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The product has been formulated with properties intended to deter non-oral abuse, and the applicant has submitted data to support these abuse-deterrent properties for this product. The committees will be asked to discuss the overall risk-benefit profile of the product, including the potential public health impact, and whether the applicant has demonstrated abuse-deterrent properties for their product that would support labeling.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCirculatory System Devices Panel of the MDAC

Meeting Date: 10/7/20-10/7/20

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On October 7, 2020, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application (PMA) for the TransMedics Organ Care System (OCS)--Heart, by TransMedics, Inc. The proposed Indication for Use for the TransMedics OCS--Heart, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: The TransMedics OCS Heart System is a portable ex-vivo organ perfusion and monitoring system indicated for the resuscitation, preservation, and assessment of donor hearts with one or more of the following characteristics for transplantation into a potential recipient in a near-physiologic, normothermic, and beating state: Expected cross-clamp or ischemic time = 4 hours due to donor or recipient characteristics (e.g., donor-recipient geographical distance, expected recipient surgical time) Donor Age = 55 years Donors with history cardiac arrest and downtime = 20 minutes Donor history of alcohol use Donor LV Ejection Fraction = 50 percent but = 40 percent Donor history of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (septal or posterior wall thickness of >12 and = 16 millimeters).

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsVaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 10/2/20-10/2/20

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On October 2, 2020, 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 selection of strains to be included in an influenza virus vaccine for the 2021 southern hemisphere influenza season.

 

       
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