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The US FDA plays it safe

Amid a huge furore over unsafe implanted medical devices the US FDA has released new proposals that are cautious to the point of toothlessness – and wouldn’t affect most…

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Abbott gets a big hit in Coapt

The Mitra-FR study, which found that Abbott’s MitraClip failed to improve patients’ health, has been contradicted spectacularly by Coapt. So which one is right?