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Shunt, Central Nervous System And Components

Page Type
Product Code
Regulation Medical Specialty
Neurology
Review Panel
Neurology
Submission Type
510(K)
Device Classification
Class 2
Regulation Number
882.5550
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Ineligible
Implanted Device
Yes
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 882.5550 Central nervous system fluid shunt and components

§ 882.5550 Central nervous system fluid shunt and components.

(a) Identification. A central nervous system fluid shunt is a device or combination of devices used to divert fluid from the brain or other part of the central nervous system to an internal delivery site or an external receptacle for the purpose of relieving elevated intracranial pressure or fluid volume (e.g., due to hydrocephalus). Components of a central nervous system shunt include catheters, valved catheters, valves, connectors, and other accessory components intended to facilitate use of the shunt or evaluation of a patient with a shunt.

(b) Classification. Class II (performance standards).

Shunt, Central Nervous System And Components

Page Type
Product Code
Regulation Medical Specialty
Neurology
Review Panel
Neurology
Submission Type
510(K)
Device Classification
Class 2
Regulation Number
882.5550
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Ineligible
Implanted Device
Yes
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 882.5550 Central nervous system fluid shunt and components

§ 882.5550 Central nervous system fluid shunt and components.

(a) Identification. A central nervous system fluid shunt is a device or combination of devices used to divert fluid from the brain or other part of the central nervous system to an internal delivery site or an external receptacle for the purpose of relieving elevated intracranial pressure or fluid volume (e.g., due to hydrocephalus). Components of a central nervous system shunt include catheters, valved catheters, valves, connectors, and other accessory components intended to facilitate use of the shunt or evaluation of a patient with a shunt.

(b) Classification. Class II (performance standards).