Medtech Insight is part of Pharma Intelligence UK Limited

This site is operated by Pharma Intelligence UK Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 13787459 whose registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. The Pharma Intelligence group is owned by Caerus Topco S.à r.l. and all copyright resides with the group.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


Pediatric Cardiologists Told To Prepare For Critical Devices Disappearing Due To MDR

Executive Summary

Medical devices used in pediatric heart surgeries and other products used for children and for orphan conditions may cease to be available in the EU due to the new Medical Device Regulation compounding existing market pressures, researchers have warned.

You may also be interested in...

MDR Pressures: 23 Patient Groups Urge EU To Protect Pediatric And Orphan Devices

EU policymakers must implement regulatory changes targeted at devices for pediatric and rase diseases to prevent essential products from becoming unavailable to EU patients, 23 clinical organizations say in an open letter penned to the EU commissioner for health and food safety.

Why EU Patients Need Regulation That Aids Access To Orphan Devices

Children and patients with rare diseases across the world need better access to medical devices, but new EU regulation fails to support manufacturers of such products. A recent journal article highlights why orphan devices are vital and the need for improved regulation.

International Initiative Tackles Paucity Of Rare Disease Devices

What is the importance of medtech in diagnosing and treating rare diseases? This is among the key questions that an international working group aims to address through a collection of articles in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases.

Related Content


Latest Headlines
See All



Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts