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Evonik believe they are ready to support the standard and custom biomaterial and technology requirements of customers for the streamlined development and scale-up of advanced, personalised, bioresorbable implant device applications. Read more

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The recent innovation of custom made implants has the potential to improve surgical procedures. The use of PolyEther Ether Ketone (PEEK) in these implants can play a key role in preventing post-surgical infection. Read more

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The synthetic and fully resorbable TIGR Matrix surgical mesh by Novus Scientific is currently being investigated by researchers to find out if this could reduce some of the frequent risks that occur with the surgical repair of sportsman’s hernia. Read more

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Campaign group Sling The Mesh to protest against new health guidelines they believe pave the way for generations of women to be harmed. Read more

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stopped Boston Scientific and Coloplast from selling the surgical mesh for the repair of organ prolapse within the United States. Read more

North America

The first foot and ankle implant made from PEEK-OPTIMA HA Enhanced has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read more

North America

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said that more work needs to be done when it comes to further enhancing patient safety regarding materials used in medical devices and implants. Read more

North America

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

Opinion

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

Devices

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