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Device prostate immobilizer rectal balloon
Regulation Description Rectal balloon for prostate immobilization.
Definition Intended to be used for the temporary positioning of the rectal wall and adjacent structure in the male human anatomies. The purpose is to stabilize the prostate during computed tomography (CT) exam, X-ray, or radiation therapy (RT) treatments. The placement of the balloon requires a physician or a physician-directed healthcare professional, and is performed as a separate procedure apart from the standard CT exam and RT treatment.
Physical State plastic balloon
Technical Method water and air pressure
Target Area Rectum
Regulation Medical Specialty Radiology
Review Panel Radiology
Product CodePCT
Premarket Review Office of Radiological Health (OHT8)
Division of Radiological Imaging and Radiation Therapy Devices (DHT8C)
Submission Type 510(k)
Regulation Number 892.5720
Device Class 2
Total Product Life Cycle (TPLC) TPLC Product Code Report
GMP Exempt? No
Summary Malfunction
Implanted Device? No
Life-Sustain/Support Device? No
Third Party Review
Accredited Persons