21 CFR 876.5955 - Peritoneo-venous shunt.

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§ 876.5955 Peritoneo-venous shunt.

(a) Identification. A peritoneo-venous shunt is an implanted device that consists of a catheter and a pressure activated one-way valve. The catheter is implanted with one end in the peritoneal cavity and the other in a large vein. This device enables ascitic fluid in the peritoneal cavity to flow into the venous system for the treatment of intractable ascites.

(b) Classification. Class II. The special controls for this device are FDA's:

(1) “Use of International Standard ISO 10993 ‘Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices - Part I: Evaluation and Testing,’ ”

(2) “510(k) Sterility Review Guidance of 2/12/90 (K90-1),” and

(3) Backflow specification and testing to prevent reflux of blood into the shunt.

[48 FR 53023, Nov. 23, 1983, as amended at 52 FR 17738, May 11, 1987; 65 FR 17145, Mar. 31, 2000]

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Title 21 published on 2015-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 21 CFR Part 876 after this date.

  • 2015-11-23; vol. 80 # 225 - Monday, November 23, 2015
    1. 80 FR 72899 - Medical Devices; Gastroenterology-Urology Devices; Classification of the Prostate Lesion Documentation System
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final order.
      This order is effective November 23, 2015. The classification was applicable on April 27, 2012.
      21 CFR Part 876