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Concerns have been raised about a number of faulty medical implants potentially harming patients, a media investigation has found. Read more

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VELOX - a European distributor of specialty chemicals and resins, hosted several of its suppliers at this year's Compamed show. Read more

A surgical engineering company which provides full jaw dental implants has raised over £4 million to expand its clinics and explore international growth. Read more

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Lin Römer, co-founder of AMSilk, discusses how a silk protein coating could change implants and the safety of medical devices everywhere. Read more

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Women who have suffered from complications due to vaginal mesh implants will meet with MPs in an attempt to get the devices banned. Read more

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Provider of additive manufacturing industry analysis, SmarTech Publishing, has published a report on the additives orthopaedics industry. Read more

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A UK supplier to the medtech industry is making waves in the Chinese orthopaedic sector with a biomaterial designed for implants. Read more

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A medical team from Clínica Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona has successfully performed Spain’s first implant of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. Read more

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Breast implants and medicine in the UK are to be printed with barcodes to help improve patient safety. Read more

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The first buprenorphine implant that helps treat people who have opioid dependency has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Read more

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Roche's Diabetes Care has signed a deal with Senseonics, an implantable glucose sensor company, to sell its Eversense continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system in some European countries Read more

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University of Michigan customises a biocompatible material for additively manufacturing medical implants Read more

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CSIRO has developed an innovative ‘goo’ coating that could be used to improve medical devices and implants Read more

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Image: Washinton University School of Medicine

Tiny implants measure intracranial pressure and temperature before being absorbed into the body Read more

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The first-in-human implantation of Cardiosolutions’ Mitra-Spacer device has helped save a patient with severe heart failure, according to the BBC Read more

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The Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee (PDAC) of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has voted in favour of approving Probuphine, an implant to treat opioid addiction Read more

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Image: Justin Knight Photography/MIT/Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering

Technology that is implanted into the brain could help restore the mobility of people who have suffered a spinal cord injury or stroke Read more

Technology

A British woman has been implanted with a ‘bionic eye’ after being virtually blind for six years Read more

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Boston Scientific has announced the first implants of the Watchman FLX Left Atrial Appendage Closure Read more

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Recent news that yet another implant scare had hit the sector was disappointing to say the least Read more

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