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US FDA plan shakeup of its 510(k) clearance programme

The US FDA has announced plans to modernise its 510(k) clearance programme for approving medical devices for the US market. Data show that about...

IVANOS study reveals i-FACTOR bone graft use more than doubles fusion...

Level 1 evidence, presented at EUROSPINE 2018 in Barcelona, Spain, demonstrates that i-FACTOR peptide enhanced bone graft results in significantly higher rates of fusion...

One in five UK doctors say understaffing has affected patient safety

The annual census of UK consultants and higher speciality trainees—Focus on Physicians 2017–18—indicates that more than half of all consultants and two thirds of...

Looks do matter—patients claim what doctors wear is important

According to a study published in BMJ Open, just over half of patients think what a doctor wears is important and more than a...

US doctors urged to take action on gun violence

Garen Wintemute (Violence Prevention Program, University of California Davis, USA), in an editorial in the Annals of Internal Medicine, has called for physicians to...

Second FDA clearance for patient-specific 3D printed Firefly pedicle screw navigation...

Mighty Oak Medical has received a second FDA clearance for its patient-specific, 3D-printed Firefly pedicle screw navigation, extending compatibility to essentially all currently cleared...