How reporters fought for accountability on health risks and conflicts of interest tied to medical devices.
TAVR, or TAVI, is a heart valve replacement that can be implanted without open heart surgery – but there’s not much long-term data on the device.
Flaws found in hundreds of medical devices trigger safety alerts or recalls by manufacturers each year. Too often these vital warnings fail to reach patients and doctors.
Health authorities said they will improve oversight of medical devices, after the Implant Files investigation revealed failures to protect Canadian patients.
Our year-long investigation uncovered the harm caused by poorly-tested medical devices. Here’s what we found.
Senior doctors, consumer groups and transparency campaigners want manufacturers of high-risk medical devices to be forced to make safety data public.
Regulators and advocates are calling for more transparency and better patient protection in response to ICIJ’s investigation into the medical devices industry.
Millions worldwide live with faulty medical devices inside them that have been taken off the market.