humanitarian device exemption


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humanitarian device exemption

(hu-man?i-ter'e-an),

HDE.

Legal permission from the FDA to a manufacturer of a new medical device granting it a waiver from some of the usual requirements in order to expedite introduction of the device into clinical use. HDEs are granted for devices that treat rare diseases for which it would be impractical or economically unfeasible to test the device thoroughly before use. Synonym: humanitarian use device
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The Company expects that the FDA will require five patients for the pilot study and that the product will be regulated under a Humanitarian Device Exemption pathway, both factors that InVivo believes will accelerate product commercialization.
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