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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter HPart 882Subpart F → §882.5175


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 882—NEUROLOGICAL DEVICES
Subpart F—Neurological Therapeutic Devices


§882.5175   Carotid artery clamp.

(a) Identification. A carotid artery clamp is a device that is surgically placed around a patient's carotid artery (the principal artery in the neck that supplies blood to the brain) and has a removable adjusting mechanism that protrudes through the skin of the patient's neck. The clamp is used to occlude the patient's carotid artery to treat intracranial aneurysms (balloonlike sacs formed on blood vessels) or other intracranial vascular malformations that are difficult to attach directly by reducing the blood pressure and blood flow to the aneurysm or malformation.

(b) Classification. Class II (performance standards).

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