Patients stunned over lack of oversight for implanted medical devices | The Implant Files

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Millions of Canadians rely on surgically implanted medical devices in order to function. However, weak regulations are leading to these devices getting approved for sale with limited evidence they're safe, resulting in endless recalls and safety alerts that don't reach patients. A new CBC/Radio-Canada/Toronto Star investigation reveals data showing thousands of people who have been injured or died because of these implants, as well as the patients and doctors trying to flag a broken system.

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