EUCOMED offers compromise in implant debate
This article was originally published in Clinica
The EU medical devices industry association, EUCOMED, has presented to the regulatory authorities a list of possible tools for tightening safety requirements for orthopaedic implants. In its Industry Report on the Functioning of the Medical Devices Directive, released for the July 9-10 Commission experts working group meeting, it puts forward less draconian alternatives than some competent authorities have been proposing (see Clinica No 965, p 3).
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