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Number To Know…300

There are 300 harmonized standards in the EU that need to be reassessed against the new Medical Device and IVD Regulations that came into force in May this year.

Number to Know Medical Device

Number To Know…36

36% of 18- to 34-year-old participants in Stericycle's survey on customer attitudes to product recalls throw away recall notifications after reading them and don't take any action.

Number to Know Medical Device

Number To Know…5

5% is the growth experienced by the medtech industry between 2015 and 2016, according to Ernst & Young's latest Pulse of the Industry report.

Number to Know Medical Device

Number To Know…14

14 is the number of days of right heart support that Abiomed's newly US FDA-approved Impella RP pump is indicated for.

Number to Know Medical Device

Number To Know…2.4 billion

Increased health care spending that is not met by adequate funding means the UK National Health Service is now in deficit by £2.4bn.

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Number To Know…2

Only 2% of patients in the US who require dialysis undergo home hemodialysis, while the vast majority are still receiving this treatment as an in-center service.

Number to Know Medical Device

Number To Know…63 million

Emergent BioSolutions has won a $63m contract to develop an antidote spray device treating known or suspected acute cyanide poisoning.

Number to Know Medical Device

Number To Know…93.9

Peripheral artery disease patients treated with Medtronic's IN.PACT Admiral DCB showed primary patency rate of 93.9%, as demonstrated in a Japanese trial.

Number to Know Medical Device

Number To Know…3

India spends $3 per capita on medical devices each year, a mere fraction of other countries' spend.

Number to Know Medical Device

Number To Know…32

Nativis is enrolling 32 more patients for its clinical study on its noninvasive cancer treatment, Nativis Voyager.

Number to Know Medical Device

Number To Know…2.3 billion

$2.3bn is the predicted size of the biopsy device market by 2021, fueled by increased rates of cancer and a boom in market growth in countries outside of the US.

Number to Know Medical Device

Number To Know…9

US FDA will select nine manufacturers for a voluntary "Premarket Approval Application Critical to Quality" pilot program to assist the agency's review of the manufacturing section of a PMA and post-approval inspections, and provide a change for firms to skip a pre-approval audit.

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