The scientific evidence backing up the clearance of many medical devices is often not publicly available, according to a study appearing in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Through its 510(k) process, the US Food and Drug Administration clears moderate to high-risk medical devices for use, often by device makers showing that their product is" substantially equivalent" to one already on the market, the study notes.

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