A quick comparison of how Europe and the United States monitor medical device safety differently – and how those differences highlight Europe’s weaknesses.
Using algorithms and careful analysis, ICIJ screened millions of records and found cases where patients had died, but the incident hadn’t been reported as a death.
Readers can now search more than 76,000 records relating to medical devices in 13 countries.
A specific type of Allergan breast implant that has been linked to an emerging form of cancer has been recalled in Europe, French authorities announced on Tuesday.
Time and again, our Implant Files reporting led us to devices made for women, and to women who were injured when an implant fractured, ruptured, triggered an autoimmune reaction or otherwise didn’t work as intended.
A lack of regualtion, over treatment, and not enough reporting of incidents relating to medical devices. Here’s a snapshot of what our Asian partners found in the Implant Files.