Surgeon and device manufacturer conflict of interest

Lexmark Hardware Error 0502

Another article about the conflict of interest that surgeons may have with ortho hardware manufacturers. It is an interesting read – if any of my relatives have a surgeon recommend surgery, I will encourage the asking of questions such as the effectiveness of surgery vs non-surgical management options, if the MD was trained by the manufacturer, etc.

Photo credit: Lexmark Hardware Error 0502, originally uploaded by Peter Forret


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