Joint replacements are the #1 expenditure of Medicare. The process of approving these medical devices is flawed according to the Institute of Medicine. It is time for patients' voices to be heard as stakeholders and for public support for increased medical device industry accountability and heightened protections for patients. Post-market registry. Product warranty. Patient/consumer stakeholder equity. Rescind industry pre-emptions/entitlements. All clinical trials must report all data.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Reused orthopedic surgical arthroscopic shavers may be contaminated.

LINK HERE: FDA investigating contamination of re-use of orthopedic surgical instruments

Another question patients must ask before joint replacement implant surgery.

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