FDA Launches Effort To Integrate Ortho Device Registries
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
FDA has organized a small group of stakeholders to map out a plan for an international registry of orthopedic implants to better assess outcomes and safety of the devices. The agency hopes to release a report within the next two months detailing a framework for putting the initiative together, officials said at a May 9 public meeting.
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