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Post-Approval Studies (PAS)

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The FDA has the authority to require sponsors to perform a post-approval study (or studies) at the time of approval of a premarket approval (PMA), humanitarian device exemption (HDE), or product development protocol (PDP) application. Post-approval studies can provide patients, health care professionals, the device industry, the FDA and other stakeholders information on the continued safety and effectiveness (or continued probable benefit, in the case of an HDE) of approved medical devices. This database allows you to search Post-Approval Study information by applicant or device information.

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OSB Lead-Device failure Study

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Study Status Other
Application Number P020056 / PAS005
Date Current Protocol Accepted 11/17/2006
Study Name OSB Lead-Device failure Study
General Study Protocol Parameters
Study Design Bench/Lab Study
Data Source New Data Collection
Comparison Group No Control
Analysis Type Descriptive
Study Population Adolescent: 13-18 yrs, Transit. Adolescent B (as adults) : 18-21 yrs, Adult: >21
Detailed Study Protocol Parameters
Study Design Description The Device failure study is still ongoing. The data is submitted to the FDA in PMA Annual Reports.
Study Population Description All explanted devices are to be returned to Allergan and analyzed and tested
Sample Size All explanted silicone breast implants
Data Collection 1. Device Identification, 2. Device Analysis, 3. Data review and summary
Follow-up Visits and Length of Follow-up There are no follow up visits in this study

OSB Lead-Device failure Study Schedule

Report Schedule
Date Due
FDA Receipt
Applicant's Reporting Status
2 year report 11/16/2008 10/27/2008 On Time
3 year report 11/16/2009 11/13/2009 On Time
4 year report 11/16/2010 11/10/2010 On Time
5 year report 11/16/2011 11/09/2011 On Time
6 year report 11/15/2012 11/14/2012 On Time
7 year report 11/15/2013 11/13/2013 On Time
Change in Report and Study Status 09/05/2014 09/05/2014 On Time

* Sponsor is reporting failure study data in the regular PMA Annual Report.

Contact Us

Julie Unger
Project Manager, Post-Approval Studies Program
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Ave
WO66-4206v Silver Spring, MD

Phone: (301) 796-6134
Fax: (301) 847-8140

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