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A contract research organization, also called a clinical research organization, (CRO) is a service organization that provides support to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in the form o...
Siemens Healthcare is the second largest medical devices company in the world (based on annual sales), with sales of $17.4 billion. Specializing in the imaging, IT, diagnostics and workflow soluti...
Clinical trials involving new drugs are commonly classified into four phases. Each phase of the drug approval process is treated as a separate clinical trial. The drug-development process will norma...
An antibody, also known as an immunoglobulin, is a large Y-shaped protein used by the immune system to identify and neutralize foreign objects such as bacteria and viruses. The antibody recognizes a...
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 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 ...
LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Vigna, MD, JD, founder of Life Care Solutions Group and Jane Akre, founder of Mesh Medical Device News Desk today launch a collaborative effort to ...
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
HOUSTON, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Derek H. Potts, founder and national managing partner of Potts Law Firm, will present on the current status of vaginal mesh sling litigation at the prestigious ...
A judge speaks frankly about what he plans to do if lawyers keep pressing questionable vaginal-mesh cases.
Current practices do not eliminate human papillomavirus (HPV) from probes used for transvaginal ultrasound, researchers report. Reuters Health Information
The FDA is investigating allegations that Boston Scientific used counterfeit raw material in the manufacturing of urogynecologic surgical mesh. News Alerts
To identify litigation predictors among women with complications of transvaginal mesh.
To measure the proportion of women with transvaginal prolapse mesh complications and their association with surgeon volume.
To update clinical practice guidelines on graft and mesh use in transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse repair based on systematic review.
To investigate long-term outcomes after transvaginal mesh repair among patients with pelvic organ prolapse in different age groups.
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