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|Trade Name||CLOSER PERCUTANEOUS VASCULAR SURGERY DEVICE|
|Applicant||ABBOTT VASCULAR INC.|
|Supplement Type||normal 180 day track|
|Supplement Reason|| change design/components/specifications/material|
|Expedited Review Granted?|| No|
|Approval Order Statement |
Approval for the closer(tm) pvs device and the following accessories: the perclose mini knot pusher, perclose snared knot pusher and the clincher(tm) knot tying device. The device is indicated for the percutaneous delivery of suture for closing hte common femoral artery access sie of patients who have undergone diagnostic catheterization procedures using 5 to 6 fr. Sheaths. The closer(tm) 6 fr. Pvs system reduces the times to hemostasis, ambulation (5 meters or 16 feet) and discharge in patients who have undergone diagnostic catherization procedures without complicating clinical conditions (refer to precautions, special patient populations in the device labeling).