Federal Register: Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

Thu, 02/18/2010 - 9:41am
FDA (The Center for Devices and Radiological Health)

[Federal Register: February 18, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 32)] [Notices] [Page 7282-7283] From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [] [DOCID:fr18fe10-44] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA-2010-N-0001] Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will be open to the public. Name of Committee: Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee. General Function of the Committee: To provide advice and recommendations to the agency on FDA's regulatory issues. Date and Time: The meeting will be held on March 18 and 19, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: College Park Holiday Inn, Grand Ballroom, 10000 Baltimore Ave., College Park, MD. Contact Person: James Swink, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20993, 301-796-6313, e-mail:, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 3014512625. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting. A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice. Therefore, you should always check the agency's Web site and call the appropriate advisory committee hot line/ phone line to learn about possible modifications before coming to the meeting. Agenda: On March 18, 2010, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on the premarket approval application (PMA) for the Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillators (CRT-Ds) sponsored by Boston Scientific. The sponsor is seeking expanded indications for the their CRT-Ds to include patients with low left ventricular ejection fraction (<=30%) and wide QRS (>=130 ms) who are NYHA Class II (ischemic or non-ischemic etiology) or NYHA Class I (ischemic etiology). On March 19, 2010, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a PMA for the REVO MRI Pacemaker System sponsored by Medtronic. The REVO MRI Pacing System is a pacemaker (with a standard pacing indication) that has been specifically designed to be safe for the MRI environment under certain MR scanning conditions. FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA's Web site after the meeting. Background material is available at default.htm, scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee link. Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before March 11, 2010. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled immediately following lunch. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation on or before March 3, 2010. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the scheduled open public hearing session. The contact person will notify interested persons regarding their request to speak by March 4, 2010. Persons attending FDA's advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets. FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact AnnMarie Williams at 301-796-5966 at least 7 days in advance of the meeting. FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings. Please visit our Web site at AdvisoryCommittees/AboutAdvisoryCommittees/ucm111462.htm for procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2). Dated: February 4, 2010. Jill Hartzler Warner, Acting Associate Commissioner for Special Medical Programs. [FR Doc. 2010-3032 Filed 2-17-10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160-01-S




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