Agenda: On July 27, 2010, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application for the AMPLIFY rhBMP-2 Matrix, sponsored by Medtronic, Inc. The AMPLIFY rhBMP-2 Matrix is used for posterolateral fusion treatment of single level lumbar (L2-S1) degenerative disc disease.
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Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before July 21, 2010. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1 and 2 p.m., immediately following lunch. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation on or before July 13, 2010. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the scheduled open public hearing session. The contact person will notify interested persons regarding their request to speak by July 14, 2010.
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