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Medical technology is about products, technologies and applications used in the diagnosis, treatment and support of diseases and disorders. Innovative technologies are rapidly being developed to improve care. Increasingly, medical technology determines the quality of care.


Field safety notices

Recent field safety notices (FSN's) from medical device manufacturers:

Field Safety Notice: Animas Corporation, Animas Vibe insulinepomp

13-09-2016

Als de pomp valt of als de batterijdop te strak is aangedraaid, bestaat de kans dat de batterijbehuizing van de pomp een barst vertoont.

Field Safety Notice: Conmed, Concept® HeatWave® Electrode CS-023

08-09-2016

CONMED has received complaints of damage to the electrode’s shaft insulation which could result in burn marks on the shaft.

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News

Recent developments on the field of supervision of medical technology:

Manufacturers of silicone breast implants must improve their technical files 
09-06-2016
Laboratory investigation on the breast implants did not identify anomalies that may compromise health of patients. However, the technical files of the implants, which...

Investigation into possible problems with hypodermic needles reveals negligible risk
07-05-2015
Hypodermic needles produced by Terumo and other manufacturers pose negligible health risks. There is no reason not to use these needles. Nevertheless, Terumo should...

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Requirements for labelling, instructions and language

Requirements for labelling, instructions and language

Each medical device must be accompanied by a clear label, instructions for use and, where applicable, a display.

Conducting clinical research with a medical device?

Conducting clinical research with a medical device?

Read more about how to notify clinical research and report Serious Adverse Events to the Inspectorate.