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Expert advises caution in directive review report:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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The European Commission needs to be very careful to ensure that its proposals for a review of the Medical Devices Directive address adequately the problem issues that are perceived to be present. When its report on the review goes to the Council and Parliament, it could "open a can of worms," Zeger Vercouteren, assistant director general of EUCOMED, warned. This is because MEPs, who do not have the full background, may create "a lot of fuss" on such health-related issues.

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