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Orthosis, Cranial, Laser Scan

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Definition
A cranial orthosis is a device that is intended for medical purposes to apply pressure to prominent regions of an infant's cranium in order to improve cranial symmetry and/or shape. A laser scanning accessory may be used to create a scan of the infant's head. Indicated for infants from 3 to 18 months of age, with moderate to severe nonsynostotic positional plagiocephaly, including infants with plagiocephalic-, brachycephalic-, and scaphocephalic-shaped heads.
Physical State
Cranial orthotics are custom-made for each patient's head. They are typically made from plastics, foam and velcro.
Technical Method
A mold is made of the baby's head to create the orthotic. Plaster or laser scanning may be used to create the mold.
Target Area
Infant craniums
Regulation Medical Specialty
Neurology
Review Panel
Neurology
Submission Type
510(K)
Device Classification
Class 2
Regulation Number
882.5970
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Eligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 882.5970 Cranial orthosis

§ 882.5970 Cranial orthosis.

(a) Identification. A cranial orthosis is a device that is intended for medical purposes to apply pressure to prominent regions of an infant's cranium in order to improve cranial symmetry and/or shape in infants from 3 to 18 months of age, with moderate to severe nonsynostotic positional plagiocephaly, including infants with plagiocephalic-, brachycephalic-, and scaphocephalic-shaped heads.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls) (prescription use in accordance with § 801.109 of this chapter, biocompatibility testing, and labeling (contraindications, warnings, precautions, adverse events, instructions for physicians and parents)).

[63 FR 40651, July 30, 1998]

Orthosis, Cranial, Laser Scan

Page Type
Product Code
Definition
A cranial orthosis is a device that is intended for medical purposes to apply pressure to prominent regions of an infant's cranium in order to improve cranial symmetry and/or shape. A laser scanning accessory may be used to create a scan of the infant's head. Indicated for infants from 3 to 18 months of age, with moderate to severe nonsynostotic positional plagiocephaly, including infants with plagiocephalic-, brachycephalic-, and scaphocephalic-shaped heads.
Physical State
Cranial orthotics are custom-made for each patient's head. They are typically made from plastics, foam and velcro.
Technical Method
A mold is made of the baby's head to create the orthotic. Plaster or laser scanning may be used to create the mold.
Target Area
Infant craniums
Regulation Medical Specialty
Neurology
Review Panel
Neurology
Submission Type
510(K)
Device Classification
Class 2
Regulation Number
882.5970
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Eligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 882.5970 Cranial orthosis

§ 882.5970 Cranial orthosis.

(a) Identification. A cranial orthosis is a device that is intended for medical purposes to apply pressure to prominent regions of an infant's cranium in order to improve cranial symmetry and/or shape in infants from 3 to 18 months of age, with moderate to severe nonsynostotic positional plagiocephaly, including infants with plagiocephalic-, brachycephalic-, and scaphocephalic-shaped heads.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls) (prescription use in accordance with § 801.109 of this chapter, biocompatibility testing, and labeling (contraindications, warnings, precautions, adverse events, instructions for physicians and parents)).

[63 FR 40651, July 30, 1998]