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Breast implants are medical devices that are used to augment breast size or to reconstruct the breast following mastectomy or to correct a congenital abnormality. Breast implants consist of a silico...
The plastic mesh is used to treat pelvic organ prolapse. In response to thousands of injuries from the mesh, the Food and Drug Administration early this year re-labeled the products high risk instead ...
Washington state and California are suing Johnson & Johnson, saying for more than a decade the company misrepresented the risks of vaginal mesh implants it sold.
Dawna Hankins was scheduled to have a partial hysterectomy in 2008 when her doctor suggested implanting a vaginal mesh device at the same time to deal with minor incontinence.
Kentucky has filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson’s medical device unit, Ethicon, alleging it concealed and purposely misrepresented the risks involved in its surgical transvaginal mesh pr...
May 20 (Reuters) - American Medical Systems, a major defendant in litigation over controversial vaginal mesh devices, is accusing "a pyramid of businessmen, doctors and lawyers" of luring women into u...
Among patients undergoing incisional hernia repair, the use of mesh to reinforce the repair was associated with a lower risk of hernia recurrence over 5 years compared with when mesh was not used, alt...
The EMA has announced organizational adjustments and important strategic amendments of its corporate management structure that will result in a leaner, more streamlined architecture and improved adm...
Viral hepatitis is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Unlike most communicable diseases, the absolute burden and relative rank of viral hepatitis increased between 1990 and 2013. The e...
The fourth edition of the World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone was published in February 2013. The 2013 WHO volume provides an updated classification schem...
In MRI, implants and devices can be delineated via susceptibility artefacts. To discriminate susceptibility voids from proton-free structures, different positive contrast techniques were implemented. ...
The 2016 U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use (U.S. SPR) addresses a select group of common, yet sometimes controversial or complex, issues regarding initiation and use of spec...
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether photofunctionalization of titanium mesh enhances its osteoconductive capability.
To analyze mortality and incidence for 28 cancers by deprivation status, age and sex from 1990 to 2013.