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Post-Approval Studies (PAS) Database

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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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Post-commercialization DCD New Enrollment Study

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Study Status Progress Adequate
Application Number /
Requirement Number
P180051 S001/ PAS002
Date Original Protocol Accepted 04/27/2022
Date Current Protocol Accepted  
Study Name Post-commercialization DCD New Enrollment Study
Device Name OCS Heart System
General Study Protocol Parameters
Study Design Prospective Cohort Study
Data Source External Registry
Comparison Group Concurrent Control
Analysis Type Analytical
Study Population Transit. Adolescent A (distinctively) : 18-21 yrs, Transit. Adolescent B (as adults) : 18-21 yrs, Adult: >21
Detailed Study Protocol Parameters
Study Objectives This is a prospective, multi-center, single-arm new enrollment study. The objective of the study is to characterize the performance of the OCS Heart System in the real-world setting, as compared to concurrent control data obtained from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database for recipients of standard criteria donor hearts preserved using cold static cardioplegic storage.
Study Population Patients needing heart transplant.
Sample Size 150 patients that constitute the Primary Analysis Population.
Key Study Endpoints The primary endpoint is patient survival at 1 year post-transplant. Other endpoints include patient/graft survival through 5 years posttransplant, incidence of moderate or severe primary graft dysfunction (PGD; left or right ventricle), and incidence of donor heart turndowns following OCS Heart System perfusion.
Follow-up Visits and Length of Follow-up 5 years

Post-commercialization DCD New Enrollment Study Reporting Schedule

Reporting Schedule
Date Due
FDA Receipt
Applicant's Reporting Status
interim report 09/03/2022 08/31/2022 On Time
2nd report 03/03/2023    
3rd report 09/03/2023    
4th report 03/03/2024    
5th report 09/03/2024    
6th report 03/03/2025    
7th report 09/03/2025    
8th report 09/03/2026    
9th report 09/03/2027    
10th report 09/03/2028    
11th report 09/03/2029    
final report 09/03/2030    

Contact Us

Mandated Studies Program
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
Email: MandatedStudiesPrograms@fda.hhs.gov

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