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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. more

Devices

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

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

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

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

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Image: Washinton University School of Medicine

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

Technology

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

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

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

Opinion

Scientists in the United States are developing a device that can collect cancer cells as they move through the body more

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Zhong Lin Wang has created a device, which gathers power from kinetic energy produced by humans, and converts it to electricity to power wearable devices or implants more

Technology

Oxford Performance Materials has been given FDA approval for its 3D printed spinal implant device more

Technology

From believable implants, to ones that seem to have come out of a sci-fi novel, we look at five current devices that can be implanted to create cyborgs more

Opinion