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Metal Expandable Biliary Stents - Premarket Notification (510(k)) Submissions Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff July 2019

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This guidance document provides recommendations for 510(k) submissions for metal expandable biliary stents and their associated delivery systems. These devices are intended to provide luminal patency of the biliary tree for palliation of malignant strictures. FDA updated this guidance to reflect current review practices.

For the current edition of the FDA-recognized standard(s) referenced in this document, see the FDA Recognized Consensus Standards Database. For more information regarding use of consensus standards in regulatory submissions, please refer to FDA guidance titled "Appropriate Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards in Premarket Submissions for Medical Devices."

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All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-2018-D-1771.

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