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Metal Hip Device Implant Sold in EU After Rejected in U.S.

February 15, 2012 ~ Barry Meier of the New York Times reports that Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy division continued to sell a defective artificial hip overseas even after it was rejected for sale in the U.S. Two related versions of the metal-on-metal hip, DePuy ASR were implanted in [...]

By |2012-02-15T22:48:40-05:00February 15th, 2012|Media Reports|0 Comments

U.S. Advisers Call for New Medical Device Regime, Reuters July 29, 2011

The FDA is pushing back on an Institute of Medicine recommendation that the fast-track approval process for medical devices is fatally flawed and should be replaced, reports Reuters. FDA’s Jeffrey Shuren, director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, which oversees devices, said the 510(k) process should not be [...]

By |2011-08-14T04:21:25-04:00August 14th, 2011|FDA News, Media Reports|0 Comments