Cardiac Stents Without Approval
Recent media reports about the use of
unapproved cardiac stents on heart patients in Mumbai's JJ Hospital
have brought to light the pathetic state of regulatory control on
medical devices in the country. Maharashtra FDA which detected the
case, has found that these imported drug eluting stents were being
used by the Hospitals on patients without any regulatory approvals.
Telemedicine Network Linking 30
Private Hospitals In TN Taken Off
hospitals, in association with the Space Hospitals, a division of
Space Computers and Systems Ltd., are jointly establishing a dedicated
telemedicine network linking private hospitals in remote areas of
Tamil Nadu to offer 24-hour specialist consultancy services.