The PMDA has released a list of new medical devices approved from April to September 2022. This updated list was published on the PMDA website on December 28, 2022. Please click on the link below for details.
This latest version of the approved medical device list is currently only available in Japanese, but many of the approved products also include the date of approval by the US FDA, as well as the product names in English. In addition, while the last column to the right is in Japanese, if you click on these links, you can see the pictures of the approved products.
The English version of the approved list of new (and improved) medical devices through FY2021 has also been published. Please click on the link below to see more.
Written by: Ames Gross – President and Founder, Pacific Bridge Medical (PBM)
Mr. Gross founded PBM in 1988 and has helped hundreds of medical companies with regulatory and business development issues in Asia. He is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in the Asian medical markets. Mr. Gross has a BA degree, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Columbia University.
Source used in the article: https://www.pmda.go.jp/english/review-services/reviews/approved-information/drugs/0002.html