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Device mesh, surgical, synthetic, urogynecologic, for pelvic organ prolapse, transvaginally placed
Regulation Description Surgical mesh for transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse repair.
Definition Tissue reinforcement of the fibromuscular layer of the pelvic floor when surgical treatment is indicated; Procedures include anterior and posterior vaginal wall prolapse repair and vaginal apical or uterine prolapse repair performed transvaginally
Physical State synthetic woven or non-woven fabric of varying material properties (e.g., resorption, density, pore size, weave, etc.); design can be pre-configured for specific repair or can be a sheet to allow surgeon to cut mesh to desired size and shape
Technical Method permanent implant placed transvaginally that provides mechanical support for weakened tissues of the pelvic floor
Target Area vagina, pelvic floor, uterus
Regulation Medical Specialty Obstetrics/Gynecology
Review Panel Obstetrics/Gynecology
Product CodeOTP
Premarket Review Office of Gastrorenal, ObGyn, General Hospital, and Urology Devices (OHT3)
Reproductive, Gynecology and Urology Devices (DHT3B)
Submission Type PMA
Regulation Number 884.5980
Device Class 3
Total Product Life Cycle (TPLC) TPLC Product Code Report
GMP Exempt? No
Summary Malfunction
Implanted Device? Yes
Life-Sustain/Support Device? No
Third Party Review Not Third Party Eligible