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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-
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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. ...
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.