Orphan medical devices: balancing the needs for clinical evidence 

Wien, 02.07.2024 – Text: Catarina Carrão Rare diseases in the EU  In the European Union (EU), 27 to 36 million people live with one of the estimated 6,000 to 8,000 rare diseases, which can affect anywhere from a few patients to as many as 245,000.1 Approximately 80% of these diseases are genetic, with 70% beginning […]