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January 2nd, 2007

Medical Device Forecast & Trends 2007

As microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and nanotechnology finally begin to get a foothold in the medical device industry, a regulatory gap arises. These technologies are very promising, and products using MEMS technologies have already started to be introduced to the market. The FDA has not provided a blanket guidance specifically on MEMS and nanotech in medical devices, Vogel says. This could lead to unintended mishaps before regulation catches up with the technology.


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