investigational device exemption

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investigational device exemption (IDE)

Etymology: L, investigare, to search for
an agreement through which the federal government permits the testing of new medical devices.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an investigational device exemption (IDE) to conduct a clinical trial to study INFUSE(r) Bone Graft in a cervical spinal fusion.
based Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) clinical trials for the Kineflex[R] lumbar disc and Kineflex([R])|C cervical disc implants.
via an FDA approved Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) study for both single and two-level implantation of the device.
The clinical study team intends to use the animal test results to apply for the Investigational Device Exemption for FDA clinical studies.
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