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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.
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
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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.
The first large-scale epidemiological survey on dental caries in the Republic of Slovenia was conducted in 1987 and repeated in 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013, using the same methodology. The aim of ...