Are These Medical Devices Safe?

Innovative medical devices have helped us live longer, more enjoyable lives. But unfortunately, a few devices have attracted the ire of some patients and activists for what they allege is causing more harm than good.

Marie Thibault

April 22, 2015

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Are These Medical Devices Safe?

Marie Thibault

Here at MD+DI, we love medical devices and advances in healthcare technology. Innovative medical devices have helped us live longer, more enjoyable lives.

But unfortunately, a few devices have attracted the ire of some patients and activists for what they allege is causing more harm than good. We've gathered five devices and device categories that have been the subject of negative headlines recently.

Do you agree with the patients or the companies? Do you think these devices are safe? Tell us in the comments below.

[image courtesy of STUART MILES/FREEDIGITALPHOTOS.NET]

About the Author(s)

Marie Thibault

Marie Thibault is the managing editor for Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry and Qmed. Reach her at [email protected] and on Twitter @MedTechMarie.

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