By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Food and Drug Administration today issued draft guidance for new medical devices that have low to moderate risk but do not fit the criteria for 510(k) clearance in an effort to update and streamline a process that one FDA official called "cumbersome."

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