Director of Public Citizen’s Health Research Group quoted on FDA Proposal

By Maia Anderson

Mike Carmone, MD was quoted in Becker’s Hospital Review on an FDA proposal for medical device. Carmone stated “the FDA’s efforts to pass the progressive approval plan are “very troubling” and “a terrible idea,” according to MedTech Dive.” Carmone explained,”do we want to expose our children to devices that are potentially unsafe, where we haven’t established their risks and benefits to any satisfactory degree?” Carome told MedTech Dive. “They are essentially going to be guinea pigs.”

 

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