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|Trade Name||TECHSTAR AND TECHSTAR XL 6 FRENCH PERCUTANEOUS VASCULAR SURGICAL SYSTEMS|
|Applicant||ABBOTT VASCULAR INC.|
|Supplement Type||normal 180 day track|
|Supplement Reason|| labeling change - indications|
|Expedited Review Granted?|| No|
|Approval Order Statement |
Approval for additional effectiveness claims (i. E. , reduced time to ambulation and reduced time to discharge) for the techstar(r) xl 6 fr. Percutaneous vascular surgical (pvs) system. The device will be marketed under the trade name techstar xl 6f percutaneous vascular surgical (pvs) system and is now indicated for: "the percutaneous delivery of sutures for closing the common femoral artery access site and reducing the time to ambulation (patient walks ten feet) of patients who have undergone diagnostic catheterization procedures using 5 fr. To 6 fr. Sheaths. The techstar xl 6 fr. Pvs system reduces the time to discharge in patients having undegone diagnostic catheterization procedures without complicating clinical conditions (refer to precautions, special patient populations). ".