There are many myths around premarket approval, such as the idea that PMAs always require clinical data or that it isn’t possible to point to a predicate or substantial equivalence in the filing, Drues said during his latest podcast with Medical Design & Outsourcing.
FDA itself has been offering more guidance around the PMA process and proposing ways to make PMAs less scary for medtech innovators.
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