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12 Example Devices You May Need an Animal Study For


NMPA (CFDA) issued “Medical Device Animal Study Technical Review Guideline Part I: Decision Principles” on April 19. The guideline lists 12 devices as examples to discuss if animal study is needed:

  1. Porous coated bioprosthetic hip prosthesis
  2. Electrocardiography machine
  3. Cross-linked sodium hyaluronate gel for injection
  4. Absorbable hernia patch
  5. External defibrillation products
  6. Ultrasound soft tissue cutting hemostasis system
  7. Implantable pacemaker
  8. Drug eluting stent
  9. Degradable metal screws for internal fixation
  10. Stapler
  11. Anastomat
  12. Absorbable surgical anti-adhesion products

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