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MHLW Approves Three Medical Devices

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

The medical device and in vitro diagnostic committee at the Pharmaceutical Affairs and Food Sanitation Council of Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare approved three products. They are Japan Lifeline's PDA Closure Set to be used to treat patent ductus arteriosus, andSynthes' Veptr System, which is used totreat congenital spine and thorax deformities. The committee also approved an additional indication for Nidek's Excimer Leser EC-5000 to correct far sightedness. (Click here for more - Japanese language



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