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Report on FDA draws fire before release

7/28/2011 07:53 PM EDT
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re: Report on FDA draws fire before release
DrQuine   7/29/2011 3:56:06 AM
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Being slow (careful) when approving medical devices is not all bad. Defective toys can be recalled and automotive defects can be resolved with a trip to the repair shop. However, medical device defects can kill people or require painful and expensive surgery to remove and replace. There is always a delicate balance between quickly deploying lifesaving technologies and preventing premature deployment of unsafe devices.

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