Dr. Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H., DNP

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FDA Approval of a Dangerous Medical Device

April 1st, 2015 · Comments Off on FDA Approval of a Dangerous Medical Device

Ten years ago, Kyra J. Becker, M.D., from the University of Washington School of Medicine and Thomas G. Brott, M.D. from the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville Fla., both former FDA consultants, wrote a critical review of the Merci Clot Retriever published in “Stroke” (2005;36:400-403), charging that the FDA committed fraud in approving a medical device for which the clinical trial […]

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