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Subject:  Medtronic's Infuse Date:  7/1/2011  9:40 AM
Author:  TMF42 Number:  72 of 77

Questions surrounding Medtronic's Infuse spinal products have been swirling for months now. The issue seems to rest in the fact that, as is common practice, physicians and researchers are paid by device makers as consultants and then pen medical journal reports about the efficacy of the products of the device makers. One naturally wonders if these studies are independent given the conflict of interest.

From a recent McClatchy Tribune Info Services relase: