Medical Device Regulation

Medical Device Regulation

FDA-CDRH Manufacturing, Policies and Regulation Handbook

1st Edition - January 1, 2023

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  • Author: Elijah Wreh
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323953542

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Medical Device Regulation provides the current FDA-CDRH thinking on the regulation of medical devices. This book offers information on how devices meet criteria for being a medical device, which agencies regulate medical devices, how policies regarding regulation affect the market, rules regarding marketing, and laws and standards that govern testing. This practical, well-structured reference tool helps medical device manufacturers both in and out of the United States with premarket application and meeting complex FDA regulatory requirements. The book delivers a comprehensive overview of the field from an author with expertise in regulatory affairs and commercialization of medical devices.

Key Features

  • Offers a unique focus on the regulatory affairs industry, specifically targeted at regulatory affairs professionals and those seeking certification
  • Puts regulations in the context of contemporary design
  • Includes case studies and applications of regulations


Regulatory affairs professionals, medical device manufacturers, biomedical engineers working in the field of medical devices. Graduate Master of Science Students in either Regulatory Affairs or Regulatory Science and Law students specializing in Healthcare and Medical Device

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: How to Study and Market a Medical Device
    1. Overview of Medical Device Regulation
    2. Regulatory Routes to Market a Medical Device
    3. Premarket Notification 510(k)
    4. Device Modifications Requiring new 510(k) Submission
    5. Premarket Approval (PMA)
    6. Investigational Device Exemption (IDE)
    7. In Vitro Diagnostics
    8. Clinical Studies for Medical Device
    9. Medical Device Labeling
    10. FDA Advisory Committees
    11. Human Factors and Medical Devices
    12. Mobile Medical Applications
    13. Software, Cybersecurity and Wireless Coexistence

    Section 2: Postmarket Activities and FDA Collaboration
    14. Postmarket Activities and Requirements
    15. Compliance and Enforcement
    16. Quality System Regulation (QRS)
    17. Risk Management
    18. Meeting and Collaboration with FDA
    19. Future of Medical Device Regulation

    A: FDA Guidance Documents (Medical Devices)
    B: Regulatory Affairs Certification (Devices) Practice Exam Questions
    C: Quality Management System (QMS) Manual

Product details

  • No. of pages: 608
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2023
  • Published: January 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323953542

About the Author

Elijah Wreh

Elijah Wreh is an accomplished regulatory affairs leader with a proven track record of success in the medical device industry. Comprehensive experience bringing medical devices to market from viability through design, verification, and validation to global regulatory approvals. Highly proficient at streamlining procedures, implementing best practices, and pulling a talented group of professionals together into a high-performing team. He is an adjunct professor at Case Western Reserve University and the University of Akron, a part-time lecturer at Northeastern University – College of Professional Studies, and a guest lecturer at Cleveland State University. Mr. Wreh’s lecture on regulatory aspects of the medical device product commercialization lifecycle from the United States (US); international perspectives, and provisions of the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) risk-based medical device classification scheme, such as the Premarket Notification [(510(k)], Premarket approval (PMA), and Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) submission processes. He is also an Industry Representative for the FDA Neurological Devices Advisory Committee Panel and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of CommStar Credit Union. He holds a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry from Liberty University, a Master of Science in Regulatory Science from the University of St. Thomas, and a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from Minnesota State University. A certificate in Healthcare Compliance from Seton Hall Law School and a Risk Analysis certificate from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor, Case Western Reserve University; Part-Time Lecturer, Northeastern University and guest lecturer, Cleveland State University and the University of Akron

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