Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

IRRAS: Announces FDA Clearance of New 510(K) Filing to Expand the Time of Use of IRRAflow®

IRRAS issued the following announcement on Nov. 21.

IRRAS, a global healthcare company with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products for neurocritical care, announced today that the US FDA has cleared a new 510(K) for IRRAflow. The application provided the FDA with supporting data demonstrating that extending the time of use of the product is safe and has the potential to be beneficial for patients.

IRRAflow is the world's first irrigating ventricular drain. Its unique mechanism of action addresses the complications associated with the current methods of managing intracranial fluid by using a dual lumen catheter that combines active irrigation with ongoing fluid drainage. IRRAflow incorporates intracranial pressure or ICP monitoring and uses a proprietary software to regulate treatment based on desired pressure levels. IRRAS received initial clearance from the US FDA for IRRAflow in July 2018.

"We are very pleased to have received this new clearance from the FDA. The extended time of use will further enhance the usability of the transformative IRRAflow product for the benefit of neurocritical care patients. We are equally very pleased to continue to build a very good relationship with the FDA that has acted in an expeditious matter to award us this new 510(K) clearance" said Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of IRRAS. 


IRRAS AB is a global healthcare company focused on delivering innovative medical technologies to our customers and their patients. IRRAS designs, develops and commercializes products that improve patient outcomes and decrease the overall cost of care by addressing complications associated with current treatment methods in neurocritical care. IRRAS currently markets and sells its IRRAflow and Hummingbird product lines to hospitals worldwide through its direct sales organizations in the U.S. and select European countries and a network of distribution partners in other markets.  

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