[Federal Register: April 11, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 68)]
[Page 18406]
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Food and Drug Administration

Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices 
Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.


    This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory 
committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will 
be open to the public.
    Name of Committee: Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel of the 
Medical Devices Advisory Committee.
    General Function of the Committee: To provide advice and 
recommendations to the agency on FDA's regulatory issues.
    Date and Time: The meeting will be held on May 17, 2005, 8:30 a.m. 
to 5 p.m.
    Location: Holiday Inn, Walker/Whetstone Rooms, Two Montgomery 
Village Ave., Gaithersburg, MD.
    Contact Person: Michael Bailey, Center for Devices and Radiological 
Health (HFZ-470), Food and Drug Administration, 9200 Corporate Blvd., 
Rockville, MD 20850, 301-594-1180, or FDA Advisory Committee 
Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC 
area), code 3014512524. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date 
information on this meeting.
    Agenda: The committee will hear a presentation by the Office of 
Surveillance and Biometrics in the Center for Devices and Radiological 
Health outlining their responsibility for the review of postmarket 
study design. The committee will also discuss, make recommendations, 
and vote on a premarket approval application for a spectroscopy-based 
cervical imaging system intended for use as an adjunct to colposcopy to 
enhance the identification and selection of biopsy sites. Background 
information, including the agenda and questions for the committee, will 
be available to the public 1 business day before the meeting on the 
Internet at http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/panelmtg.html. Material for the May 

17, 2005, meeting will be posted on May 16, 2005.
    Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or 
views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. 
Written submissions may be made to the contact person by May 10, 2005. 
Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between 
approximately 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. and between approximately 3:30 p.m. 
and 4 p.m. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. Those 
desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact 
person before May 10, 2005, and submit a brief statement of the general 
nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and 
addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the 
approximate time requested to make their presentation.
    Persons attending FDA's advisory committee meetings are advised 
that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical 
    FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee 
meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with 
physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special 
accommodations due to a disability, please contact AnnMarie Williams, 
Conference Management Staff, at 240-276-0450, ext. 113, at least 7 days 
in advance of the meeting.
    Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).

    Dated: April 1, 2005.
Sheila Dearybury Walcoff,
Associate Commissioner for External Relations.
[FR Doc. 05-7131 Filed 4-8-05; 8:45 am]