Medtech approvals: FDA releases October 2015 PMAs
The FDA today released its list of the pre-market approvals it granted for medical devices in October 2015: Summary of PMA Originals &Supplements Approved Originals: 9 Supplements: 133 Summary of PMA Originals Under Review Total Under Review: 58 Total Active: 32 Total On Hold: 26 Summary of PMA Supplements Under Review Total Under Review: 597 Total Active: 433 Total On Hold: 164 Summary of All PMA Submissions Originals: 7 Supplements: 74 Summary of PMA Supplement PMA Approval/Denial Decision Times Number of Approvals: 133 Number of Denials: 0 Average Days Fr Receipt to Decision (Total Time): 161.5 FDA Time: 97.9 Days MFR Time: 63.6 Days PMA Original Approvals APPLICATION NUMBER / DATE of APPROVAL DEVICE TRADE NAME COMPANY NAME CITY, STATE, &ZIP DEVICE DESCRIPTION / INDICATIONS P150003 10/2/15 SYNERGY™ Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System Boston Scientific Corporation Maple Grove, MN 55311 Approval for the SYNERGY Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System. This device is indicated for improving luminal diameter in patients with symptomatic heart disease, stable angina, unstable angina, non-ST elevation MI or documented silent ischemia due to atherosclerotic lesions in native coronary arteries ≥2.25 mm to ≤4.0 mm in diameter in lesions ≤34 mm in length. P150013 10/2/15 PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx Dako North America, Inc. Carpinteria, CA 93013 Approval for the PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx. This device is...
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Background: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is common among people living with HIV. There are limited data available on the pathophysiology of NAFLD and the development of fibrosis in this population. Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the association of bacterial translocation, adipose tissue dysfunction, monocyte activation and gut dysbiosis in patients with HIV monoinfection and NAFLD. Methods: Cases with biopsy-proven NAFLD and HIV monoinfection were age and sex-matched to HIV-positive and HIV-negative controls. Markers of bacterial translocation [lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (L...
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