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Pre-Clinical and Clinical Studies for Neurothrombectomy Devices Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff June 2007

Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Center for Devices and Radiological Health

This guidance document describes FDA’s recommendations for pre-clinical and clinical studies that involve neurothrombectomy devices conducted to support premarket submissions for neurothrombectomy devices indicated for ischemic stroke. A neurothrombectomy device is intended to retrieve or destroy blood clots in the cerebral neurovasculature by mechanical (i.e., snare or suction), laser, ultrasound technologies, or combination of technologies.

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Submit comments on this guidance document electronically via docket ID: FDA-2013-S-0610 - Specific Electronic Submissions Intended For FDA's Dockets Management Staff (i.e., Citizen Petitions, Draft Proposed Guidance Documents, Variances, and other administrative record submissions)

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