Jeremy Kooyman

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Playing Devil’s Advocate with Casting Technology.

If you’ve been spending any time on the internet in the past two months, chances are you’ve seen a pretty slick piece of design work from Jake Evill – The Cortex. I’ve been trying to not weigh in on this particular piece of kit because it’s not necessarily medical technology so much as a piece of industrial design that people...

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Coronary Stents and Industry Representatives.

I’ve been in thesis hell for the past few weeks. Pardon my absence. A recent study from a Canadian institution is reporting that doctors were more likely to use a particular company’s drug eluting stents (DES) compared to bare metal offerings from the same company or competitors if a sales rep was present in the operating room. Stents are used...

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