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An app as a medical device?

The use of apps as medical devices can be advantageous for both patients and care providers, on condition that these products are thoroughly investigated and conform to the requirements for medica ...

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Ballerine® copper IUD

The ‘intrauterine ball’ Ballerine®, a intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) made up of copper beads (copper surface area 300 mm2) has no proven added value over copper IUDs of first choice, such ...

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Drug contamination

The media have recently reported several cases of so-called contaminated drugs. The problem concerns contamination with impurities that had arisen in the production of the active ingredient. These ...

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