I am watching this documentary on Netflix. This is all about implanted medical devices not working, and not being adequately tested. I am a mechanical designer. Let's look at this as an engineering problem. If I am designing a device that will be implanted in a human being and that will remain in the human being for the next fifty years, how do you test it? How do you anticipate how human tissue and fluids will interact with your device over the next fifty years, and how do you test them, and get something out to manufacturing in the next two years?
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