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Doctoring a Pan-European Remedy

Posted September 29, 2011 7:32 AM

Earlier access to medical technology in Europe may not be a good thing. With a regulatory regime less cohesive than that in the U.S., device manufacturers must comply with basic safety and performance requirements but don't need to prove benefits to the patient. How likely is a centralized approval process, with stricter pre-market testing protocols, to be adopted in Europe?

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Re: Doctoring a Pan-European Remedy

09/30/2011 11:35 AM

I'm sorry, but you have got this wrong, here in the UK we have the stricktest regulatory body (NICE) in Europe for medisines and other medical aids!

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