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New Batch of Innovative and Priority Devices was Approved by CFDA; J&J and Medtronic were Included


CFDA granted 4 medical devices Innovation Approval, and 1 device Priority Review on May 22. Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic are on the list.

Innovation Approvals:

  • Medtronic: percutaneous implanted aortic valve system
  • Biosense Webster (subsidiary of J & J): 3D multichannel radiofrequency balloon catheter
  • Quanjing Hengsheng: intravascular imaging system
  • Aipute: pressure-induced ablation catheter

Priority Review:

  • XingyueBio: silk fibroin protein wound dressing

Medical device with Innovation Approval meets the three eligibility criteria of invention patent holder, significant clinical advantage, and verified prototype. Priority Review designated device deals with rare diseases, cancers, geriatric and pediatric diseases with unmet medical needs.

Applications which are granted an Innovation Approval or Priority Review designation will be allocated ‘front-of-queue’ priority throughout the relevant assessment process. Such designations do not alter the scientific/medical standard for approval or the quality of evidence necessary.


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