Early detection of implant side effects

The Dutch Reporting Centre for Adverse Effects of Medical Implants (MEBI) enables citizens and healthcare professionals to report suspected side effects (undesired health effects) of implants.

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  • Medical devices

    Medical devices are products which are covered by the Medical Devices Act. In practice, this comes down to all the equipment, software and consumables which are used in healthcare, with the exception of medicines. The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) performs laboratory and desk research (eg. literature research and reviews of manufacturers’ product files) for medical devices, with patient safety as the primary focus.