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Medical devices that include components of animal origin

 An extensive group of medical devices (MDs) includes completely different products that may include different components. In the section devoted to MD, articles about drugs as part of MD have been published more than once (here and here). However, in addition to medicinal substances, various components of animal origin can be included in MD. Product overview Among the MD, which

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Medical devices and telemedicine

After implementation of Federal Law, No 242-FZ dated 07.29.2017 “On the implementation of changes in certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation regarding the application of information technologies in healthcare” (also known as “the Telemedicine Act”), the question may emerge (and for many it has long since emerged): what is the proper definition for the term “telemedicinal device”. There are

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Special aspects of import of medical devices, which include precursors of narcotic substances

In the medical device market, there is a large number of products that contain various chemicals in the composition – active pharmaceutical substances, ancillary substances, as well as precursors of narcotic substances. This article is devoted to the peculiarities of the import of such devices. What are narcotic substances and their precursors? According to Federal Law No. 3 “On Narcotic

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Import of medical device samples for the registration on the territory of Russian Federation

Order № 633 “On the introduction of amendments to the Rules of state registration of medical devices” came into force in June 2018. This normative document introduced the amendments to the range of important processes, including the confirmation of sample import. According to the Order, from now on the registration dossier should contain the hard copy of the sample import

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Telemedicine in Russia – review

Russian Federation is the biggest country in the world by territory and it looks like telemedicine could be solution for connection healthcare specialists and patients. We started special topic about this: Why telemedicine is important as healthcare service? How it is regulated by government? Which products is considered to be medical devices for telemedicine? This is not full range of

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Changing in Regulation for medical devices – the biggest from 2013

Amendments for Order of Russian Government 1416 were done – and this 4th issue is the most significant from 2013 year. Main ideas: IVD registration uses fast track for 1 risk class devices Government could changes classification rules (4n code) – and in this case code will be changed automatically by informing holder Permission of samples import – as a

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About biomedical cell product

Main information you should know about biomedical cell product in our great update: what is biomedical cell product by law? name of biomedical cell product – how to combine it how to store biomedical cell product (main questions from people who couldn’t understand how this “product” look like)? international regulation safety monitoring – what is the role of manufacturer and

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Biocompatibility trials for software as medical device

Software as a Medical Device (SaMD), in other terms – «software intended to be used for one or more medical purposes that perform these purposes without being part of a hardware medical device» (according to the definition of U.S. Food & Drug Administration), is rather new term in the field of Medical Device state registration in Russia. There are a

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