FDA panel to review risk reclassification of electroshock systems

01/24/2011 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

An FDA panel will hold a meeting beginning Thursday to discuss whether to reclassify electroshock devices, which are used to treat major depression, from the high-risk category to medium-risk. The FDA review comes amid calls from specialists and psychiatric groups, including the American Psychiatric Association, for the downgraded device designation.

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