The ethics of testing new devices in developing countries


In this CTSNet video, filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting (Phoenix, USA), Pieter Kappetein (Erasmus MC Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands), Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos (Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA), and Aurelio Chaux (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA) discuss the ethics of testing new medical devices in developing countries. The panelists also review the importance of innovating ethically and strategies for maintaining ethical standards.