The MAGEC spinal bracing and distraction system (Ellipse Technologies Inc.) is used in children aged 2 years or over to brace the spine during growth and minimise the progression of scoliosis. This is a Guidance Update of MTG18, following the Guidance Review decision of December 2019. Suspended due to ongoing MHRA investigation into the device
This is suspended due to ongoing MHRA investigation into the device
 
Status Discontinued
Decision Selected
Process MT
ID number 169

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Stakeholders

External assessment group Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals
Manufacturers NuVasive, Inc.
Professional groups Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI)
  Association of Healthcare Technology Providers for Imaging, Radiotherapy and Care (AXrEM)
  Boston Scientific
  Department of Health and Social Care
  Devices for Dignity
  Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership
  Healthcare Improvement Scotland
  HealthTech Alliance
  Johnson & Johnson Medical Ltd
  Medical Technology Group
  Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
  NHS England
  The British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA)

Timeline

Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
22 December 2021 Discontinued. This is suspended due to ongoing MHRA investigation into the device
03 August 2020 Resolution
24 April 2020 Committee meeting: 1
06 February 2020 Scope published

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