New England Journal of Medicine perspective blames loophole for faulty hip devices

A perspective published in the New England Journal of Medicine highlights how metal-on-metal hip replacement manufacturers take advantage of a regulatory loophole to get unsafe devices approved. According to the perspective, device manufacturers such as DePuy and Stryker utilize the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) 510(k) process, which allows the companies to bypass stringent medical testing.

Read more about the faulty DePuy ASR hip devices…

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