• Draft Recommendation by NICE Offers Split Decision on Bone Healing Device

    The UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has opened a consultation on its  draft medical technology guidance  on the use of a device to heal fractured bones. The draft guidance recommends use by the National Health System (NHS) of Smith & Nephew's EXOGEN ultrasound bone healing system in treating long bone fractures that have failed to heal after 9 months. Long bone fractures are suitable for treatment if the fracture is stab...