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Our editor Laura Hughes highlights her five must-read articles for this week. Read more

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A report published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has revealed more women than men have been injured by a medical device. Read more

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Ethylene oxide is commonly used to sterilise medical devices. However, recently the levels of ethylene oxide, which is classed as a carcinogen, have been found to be too high at some sterilisation facilities, resulting in closure of the plants. Read more

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Our editor Laura Hughes highlights her five must-read articles for this week. Read more

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Stephen Hahn, managing director of the MD Anderson Cancer Center has been appointed as the next Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner by President Donald Trump. Read more

North America

Our editor Laura Hughes highlights her five must-read articles for this week. Read more

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There are fears the closure of two medtech sterilisation plants could result in years of nationwide shortages for a number of surgical kits and implantable medical devices. Read more

North America

OraSure Technologies has seen its OraQuick Ebola Rapid Antigen Test approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read more

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The FDA has requested the recall of Allergan’s Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders as a result of the increased risk of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) with these devices. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes discusses how to ensure regulations are respected. Read more

North America

Phillips-Medisize has announced that its Little Rock, Arkansas facility is now fully compliant with the Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP) regulations enforced by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read more

North America

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stopped Boston Scientific and Coloplast from selling the surgical mesh for the repair of organ prolapse within the United States. Read more

North America

The first foot and ankle implant made from PEEK-OPTIMA HA Enhanced has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read more

North America

As the pre-filled syringe market increasingly takes on digital health components it is important to think about the human factors validation strategies companies should consider. A post-conference workshop will provide an overview on this. Read more

North America

Concerning reports about potential mortality rates caused by paclitaxel-coated devices have been raised by the FDA. Read more

Devices

Phillips-Medisize has announced the groundbreaking of a new manufacturing facility in the St. Croix Meadows development in Hudson, Wisconsin. Read more

North America

We quite often hear that the medical device sector isn’t about revolution but evolution. But does it really matter? And does that detract from some of the innovative and groundbreaking products on the market? Read more

Opinion

The FDA has released a statement discussing its efforts to strengthen the agency’s medical device cybersecurity program as part of its mission to protect patients. Read more

Devices

The FDA will hold a meeting next year to assess the safety of breast implants, following concerns that they are linked to an increased chance of autoimmune diseases occurring in implant patients. Read more

Devices

From 25-27 September, at the NEC, Birmingham, TCT Show will bring the 3D printing community together under one roof. Our sister title, MTI, caught up with Dan O’Connor, head of content, TCT Group to find out what’s in store for the 2018 edition. Read more

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