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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 use of vaginal mesh implants to address pelvic organ prolapse in female patients was reclassified by the FDA from the "mo -More-
MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2016 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has strengthened rules regarding the use of vaginal mesh implants to treat pelvic organ prolapse in women. The devices were reclassified o...
NICK VEASEY Getty Images SOURCE March 6, 2016 New implants made of fine, flexible mesh last longer and cause less damage than current ones do Brain implants have been around for decades—stimulating ...
Commentary on a study comparing low-cost mesh with commercial mesh for the repair of inguinal hernias, published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Medscape General Surgery
In October 2015, Scotland’s Health Minister Shona Robison apologized to hundreds of Scottish women left in debilitating pain after receiving transvaginal mesh implants. It was a victory for Scot...
Mesh implants used to repair pelvic collapse in women will face new federal scrutiny, under rules responding to thousands of injuries reported with the problem-prone devices.
The EU DENECOR project was launched in 2013 in order to address a key challenge facing cutting edge nano-electronic neuromodulation devices. These are minute therapeutic implants that are designed to ...
Between 1999 and 2013 in the United States, between 279 (in 2000) to 507 (in 2012) people were killed each year by legal intervention or law enforcement, other than by legal execution. In 2013, an est...
Global stroke epidemiology is changing rapidly. Although age-standardized rates of stroke mortality have decreased worldwide in the past 2 decades, the absolute numbers of people who have a stroke eve...
TiLOOP(®) Bra is a permanent titanium-coated polypropylene mesh currently used in post-mastectomy breast reconstruction with implants. This mesh is generally presented as inducing low-grade inflammat...
Large pore size and controlled mesh elongation are relevant predictors for mesh integration quality and low shrinkage - Systematic analysis of key parameters of meshes in a novel minipig hernia model.
Prosthetic mesh implants in hernia repair are frequently used based on that fact that lower recurrence rates are detected. However, an undesirable side effect is persistent foreign body reaction that ...
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether photofunctionalization of titanium mesh enhances its osteoconductive capability.
We observed an increase in the number of rotavirus cases in the St. Louis area during the 2012-2013 rotavirus season compared with recent seasons. We aimed to determine whether the rotavirus cases dur...