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Coronary Drug-Eluting Stents — Nonclinical and Clinical Studies -Companion Document March 2008


Not for implementation. Contains non-binding recommendations.

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Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Center for Devices and Radiological Health

This guidance is intended to be used as a companion document to the guidance Coronary Drug Eluting Stents — Nonclinical and Clinical Studies, which provides recommendations to sponsors or applicants planning to develop, or to submit to FDA, a marketing application for a coronary drug eluting stent (DES). This companion document provides additional and more detailed guidance on some of the recommendations in the Coronary Drug Eluting Stents guidance, including details on premarket approvals (PMAs), investigational device exemptions (IDEs), examples of various tables that may be submitted, and information on labeling a DES.

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All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-2008-D-0180.

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