How to Use Biocompatibility to Evaluate Changes in a Medical Device

Thor Rollins is a Biocompatibility Specialist and Vivo Section Leader at Nelson Laboratories, Inc.Medical devices often go through many changes throughout their normal product lifecycles. Whenever a device goes through one of these changes, it should also undergo a review to determine the impact the change had on the biological safety of the device.  While many changes have little impact and can be justified based on the minimal risk, other changes (or a compilation of changes) could pose a serious biological safety impact and require a revalidation.  This presentation will cover the questions manufacturers need to ask to determine what impact changes may bring to their devices and the testing that should be performed to measure the impact of these changes.

Click here to view a thorough, yet dynamic, presentation by Thor Rollins, Senior Scientist at Nelson Laboratories, Inc.

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