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The impact of the transition to Medical Device Regulation 2017/745
The medical devices sector is an important industry which is essential to provide healthcare to populations. In order to ensure the safety and performance of medical devices on the market, the European Commission keeps innovating its regulations. This transition has a big impact on the medical device industry and challenges many companies, small and big.
Atopic dermatitis (AD), also known as eczema, is a chronic inflammation of the skin characterised by skin dryness, erythema, oozing and crusting, and lichenification. AD mostly occurs in children (5-20% of children worldwide); however, it is also a well-known skin disorder in adults. Seventy percent of children affected by AD have a positive family history of atopy.