2018-10050. Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting  

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    Food and Drug Administration, HHS.




    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee. The general function of the committee is to provide advice and recommendations to the Agency on FDA's regulatory issues. The meeting will be open to the public.


    The meeting will be held on June 12, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


    Hilton Washington, DC North/Gaithersburg, Salons A, B, C, and D, 620 Perry Pkwy., Gaithersburg, MD 20877. The hotel's telephone number is 301-977-8900. Answers to commonly asked questions including information regarding special accommodations due to a disability, visitor parking, and transportation may be accessed at: https://www.fda.gov/​AdvisoryCommittees/​AboutAdvisoryCommittees/​ucm408555.htm.

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    Evella Washington, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 66, Rm. G640, Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002, Evella.Washington@fda.hhs.gov; 301-796-6683, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area). 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 website at https://www.fda.gov/​AdvisoryCommittees/​default.htm and scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee meeting link, or call the advisory committee Start Printed Page 22081information line to learn about possible modifications before coming to the meeting.

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    Agenda: On June 12, 2018, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on the premarket approval application sponsored by Cordis, Inc. for the INCRAFT AAA Stent Graft System, which is intended for the endovascular treatment of infra-renal abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients with appropriate anatomy. The INCRAFT device is being evaluated in the INSPIRATION study, a multicenter, prospective, non-randomized investigation. The study met its primary safety and effectiveness endpoints, but results also showed higher than anticipated rates of certain adverse events. The committee discussion will focus on how these events impact the long-term safety and effectiveness, as well as the benefit/risk profile of the device.

    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 website 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 website after the meeting. Background material is available at https://www.fda.gov/​AdvisoryCommittees/​Calendar/​default.htm. Scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee meeting 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 June 5, 2018. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled on June 12, 2018, between approximately 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Those individuals interested in making 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 May 25, 2018. 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 May 29, 2018.

    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 disabilities. If you require accommodations due to a disability, please contact AnnMarie Williams at Annmarie.Williams@fda.hhs.gov, 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 website at https://www.fda.gov/​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).

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    Dated: May 7, 2018.

    Leslie Kux,

    Associate Commissioner for Policy.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-10050 Filed 5-10-18; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 4164-01-P

Document Information

Health and Human Services Department
Food and Drug Administration
Document Number:
The meeting will be held on June 12, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
22080-22081 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Docket No. FDA-2018-N-1726
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