(a)Identification. An external counter-pulsating device is a noninvasive device used to assist the heart by applying positive or negative pressure to one or more of the body's limbs in synchrony with the heart cycle.
(b)Classification. Class III (premarket approval).
(c)Date PMA or notice of completion of a PDP is required. No effective date has been established of the requirement for premarket approval. See 870.3.
[45 FR 7907, Feb. 5, 1980, as amended at 52 FR 17737, May 11, 1987]