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Rates of total knee replacement surgeries have doubled since 1991 and post-procedure complications are on the rise, leading some researchers to wonder whether physicians are playing fast and loose with knee patients.
Medical device company Abiomed says the chances are slim that Medicare will grant a national coverage decision for its Impella heart pump.
Medical device makers warn against new guidelines that would establish a central FDA-like body to oversee pre-market medtech review for the European Union.