The Medical Implants Loophole


“The brief and troubled life of DePuy’s A.S.R. hip points to a medical implant system that is piecemeal and broken on many fronts, critics say.” This quote is at the heart of a lengthy article in the New York Times. The article explores in depth the approval process for medical devices such as the problematic hip implant manufactured by Dupuy Orthopaedics.

Other devices are also discussed, and the entire article provides great insight into the world of medical device manufacturers and the government agencies supposedly regulating them. Here are the opening paragraphs...

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