Spinal

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Spinal fixation plate, non-biodegradable
  • Class:
  • Class IIb
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Spinal fixation plate, non-biodegradable
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 218438
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

218438

Matrix Medical Innovations Pty Ltd - Spinal fixation plate, non-biodegradable

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class IIb

Sponsor

Matrix Medical Innovations Pty Ltd

Postal Address

Unit 10 / 9-11 Myrtle Street,CROWS NEST DC, NSW, 2065

Australia

ARTG Start Date

12/12/2013

Product category

Medical Device Class IIb

Status

Active

Approval area

Medical Devices

Conditions

- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.

Manufacturers

Name

Address

A-Spine Asia Co Ltd

11F No 1 Alley 30 Lane 358 Ruiguang Road

Neihu District, Tapei,

Taiwan (Province of China)

Products

1. Spinal fixation plate, non-biodegradable

Product Type

Medical device system

Effective date

12/12/2013

GMDN

46653 Spinal fixation plate, non-biodegradable

Intended purpose

Plate System intended for anterior screw fixation to the cervical spine, thoracic or thoracolumbar

verterbrae. Indicated for use in the temporary stabilization of the anterior spine during the development of

cervical spinal fusion in patients with; degenerative disc disease (as defined by neck pain of discogenic

origin with degeneration of the disc confirmed by patient history and radiographic studies),

spondylolisthesis, trauma (i.e., fractures or dislocations), tumours, deformity (defined as kyphosis, lordosis,

or scoliosis), pseudoarthrosis, and/or failed previous fusions. May also be indicated in situations of

unstable thoracic, thoracolumbar and lumbar spinal problems. It is recommended to immobilize short

segments (less than 5 segments) of spine after anterior interbody fusion from the thoracic vertebrae to the

lower lumbar vertebrae.

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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14-11-2018

FDA alerts doctors, patients about risk of complications when certain implanted pumps are used to deliver pain medications not approved for use with the devices

FDA alerts doctors, patients about risk of complications when certain implanted pumps are used to deliver pain medications not approved for use with the devices

FDA alerted health care providers and patients about the serious complications that can occur when using medications not approved for use with implanted pumps that deliver medication into the spinal fluid to treat or manage pain.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-11-2018

Implanted Pumps: Safety Communication - Use Caution When Selecting Pain Medicine for Intrathecal Administration

Implanted Pumps: Safety Communication - Use Caution When Selecting Pain Medicine for Intrathecal Administration

The FDA is aware that patients undergoing treatment or management of pain are commonly given pain medicines in the spinal fluid (intrathecal administration) that are not FDA approved for use with the implanted pump.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-9-2018

Cybex International Inc. Recalls Cybex Smith Press

Cybex International Inc. Recalls Cybex Smith Press

A fall hazard has been identified when a user has not fully engaged the weight bar hooks over the pins and has not set the safety stops, permitting the bar to fall near a user. Potential injuries range from minor to significant including paralysis, spinal fracture and injuries to the head and neck.

Health Canada

12-7-2018

Minister Bruno Bruins bereikt akkoord over vergoeding Spinraza

Minister Bruno Bruins bereikt akkoord over vergoeding Spinraza

Minister Bruno Bruins (Medische Zorg) heeft  een akkoord bereikt met fabrikant Biogen. Hierdoor komt het middel Spinraza voor circa 80 jonge kinderen met de spierziekte Spinale Musculaire Atrofie (SMA) vanaf 1 augustus in het basispakket.  

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

23-5-2018

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA to evaluate potential risk of neural tube birth defects with HIV medicine dolutegravir (Juluca, Tivicay, Triumeq)

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA to evaluate potential risk of neural tube birth defects with HIV medicine dolutegravir (Juluca, Tivicay, Triumeq)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public that serious cases of neural tube birth defects involving the brain, spine, and spinal cord have been reported in babies born to women treated with dolutegravir (Juluca, Tivicay, Triumeq) used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-5-2018

Juluca, Tivicay, Triumeq (dolutegravir): FDA to Evaluate - Potential Risk of Neural Tube Birth Defects

Juluca, Tivicay, Triumeq (dolutegravir): FDA to Evaluate - Potential Risk of Neural Tube Birth Defects

Preliminary results from an ongoing observational study in Botswana found that women who received dolutegravir at the time of becoming pregnant or early in the first trimester appear to be at higher risk for these defects. Neural tube defects are birth defects that can occur early in pregnancy when the spinal cord, brain, and related structures do not form properly. To date, in this observational study there are no reported cases of babies born with neural tube defects to women starting dolutegravir lat...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-5-2018

Orphan designation:  branaplam,  for the: Treatment of spinal muscular atrophy

Orphan designation: branaplam, for the: Treatment of spinal muscular atrophy

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

14-11-2018

The @US_FDA issues a safety communication cautioning doctors & patients of the risks associated w/ using medications that are not approved for use w/ implanted pumps that are delivered into the spinal fluid to treat or   manage pain:  https://go.usa.gov/x

The @US_FDA issues a safety communication cautioning doctors & patients of the risks associated w/ using medications that are not approved for use w/ implanted pumps that are delivered into the spinal fluid to treat or manage pain: https://go.usa.gov/x

The @US_FDA issues a safety communication cautioning doctors & patients of the risks associated w/ using medications that are not approved for use w/ implanted pumps that are delivered into the spinal fluid to treat or manage pain: https://go.usa.gov/xPfuw  #FDA #MedicalDevice pic.twitter.com/kgDSx2PQzn

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration