• Solving Unmet Needs With Innovative Pediatric Medical Devices

    7 days ago - By EMBS

    In the last decade, only 24% of class III life-saving devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration were for pediatric use-and most of those were for children over 12. Of these, less than 4% were labeled for pediatric patients ages 0-2 years old and the number of approved devices is even lower for neonatal patients. For these young patients, adult medical devices are often manipulated by pediatric specialists in order to provide stop-gap solutions. However, these repurposed devices are not always able to fulfill the unique needs of children's biology and growth patterns.
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