Smoking Effect on Hernia Repair Outcomes'Clinically Negligible'Smoking Effect on Hernia Repair Outcomes'Clinically Negligible '
Smokers and non-smokers have similar outcomes after undergoing clean open ventral hernia repair (OVHR), new research in shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Is it safe to use mesh to repair my hernia? Dr Martin Scurr answers your questions  
The Daily Mail's resident GP answers your health concerns. This week, he focuses on the use of mesh in operations and how to tackle a Baker ’s cyst - a swelling at the back of the knee. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Inguinal Hernia Repair Impair Male Fertility? Does Inguinal Hernia Repair Impair Male Fertility?
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study, published in Annals of Surgery, that examines the fertility outcomes in males who underwent a herniorrhaphy.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Immunosuppression Doesn't Increase Infection Risk After Open Ventral Hernia Repair Immunosuppression Doesn't Increase Infection Risk After Open Ventral Hernia Repair
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

The men left in agony after being given implants to repair a hernia  
Mario Spacagna, 75, from Southampton, lives in constant pain after having a ten-inch sheet of surgical mesh placed internally to repair damage caused by a kidney tumour. This is his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Traumatic abdominal wall hernia secondary to seatbelt injury: a case successfully managed by delayed surgical mesh repair and complicated by intervening pregnancy - Makaranka S, Hever P, Cavale N.
We report a case of seatbelt-associated TAWH in a 20-year-old woman who was presented to hospital via ambulance following a road traffic collision with a d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Intuitive Set a High Bar for New Entrants in Surgical Robotics
Intuitive Surgical is well aware that the field it has dominated for years is becoming increasingly competitive with new entrants. But CEO Gary Guthart always manages to sound confident during earnings calls and tends to let the numbers speak for themselves. The company reported global procedure growth of about 18% in the second quarter of 2018 compared with the second quarter of 2017, driven by the U.S. acceptance of Intuitive's da Vinci robotics system in general surgery, growth internationally, and the appreciation for improvement in surgery, Guthart noted during the company's most recent earnings call. "To take a ...
Source: MDDI - July 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

EndoGastric Solutions adds $31m
EndoGastric Solutions, which last week reported raising more than $25 million, said today that the total raise was $30.5 million. Redmond, Wash.-based EndoGastric Solutions said the round was led by existing backers Advanced Technology Ventures, Canaan Partners, Canepa Healthcare, Chicago Growth Partners, CRG, Radius Ventures, Sightline Partners and “several new healthcare investors excited about EGS’ commercial advances.” In a regulatory filing last week the company said it raised $25.4 million from 28 investors as part of a $35.5 million offering. Today EGS said it plans to use the i...
Source: Mass Device - July 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Endoscopic / Arthroscopic Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat endogastricsolutions Source Type: news

ACell, Inc. Announces Ventral Hernia Data Presented at Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Conference
COLUMBIA, Md., June 15, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ACell, Inc. today announced that promising data focused on its Gentrix Surgical Matrix family of devices for use in ventral hernia repair was presented at the recent Abdominal Wall ... Devices, Surgery ACell , Gentrix Surgical Matrix, MatriStem UBM, hernia repair (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tela Bio, Aroa Biosurgery win CE Mark for OviTex bioscaffolds
Tela Bio said today that its partner Aroa Biosurgery won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its OviTex Reinforced BioScaffold, which Tela Bio will commercially launch in the region. Malvern, Penn.-based Tela Bio said that is has offered the OviTex RBS for ventral hernia repairs and abdominal wall reconstruction procedures in the US since July 2016. The OviTex RBS devices are surgical implants with integrated biologic and synthetic materials to allow the movement of fluid and cells through the product, Tela Bio said. The company touted that more than 2,000 procedures have been performed with the OviTex RBS...
Source: Mass Device - May 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Regulatory/Compliance Surgical aroabiosurgery Tela Bio Source Type: news

Intraoperative interventions for preventing surgical site infection: an overview of Cochrane Reviews
This review of 30 Cochrane reviews assessing various interventions, concludes interventions such as antibiotic prophylaxis for caesarean section and hernia repair, administered before the procedures can prevent surgical site infections. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Did Boston Scientific Use Counterfeit Plastic in Pelvic Mesh?
Companies that sell implantable transvaginal mesh devices have been fighting massive, multi-district litigation for years as thousands of U.S. women have complained of severe complications after surgery. Now, a scathing 60 Minutes report on the issue has Boston Scientific up in arms. CBS aired the 60 Minutes report Sunday evening, uncovering emails that suggest Boston Scientific knowingly bought counterfeit plastic material from a Chinese supplier to produce the devices and even repackaged the material to hide the fact that it was an imitation product. The show's producers said Boston Scientif...
Source: MDDI - May 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Materials Source Type: news

Intuitive Surgical touts inguinal hernia study
Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) touted a 1,254-patient study today showing that patients who underwent robotic-assisted surgery using the da Vinci system to repair an inguinal hernia had fewer complications after 30 days compared to patients who had open surgery. The study, published in Hernia: The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery, was characterized by Intuitive as the largest multi-center comparative study of robotic-assisted and open surgery for inguinal hernia repair. None of the patients in the robotic-assisted surgery group returned for reoperations related to the inguinal hernia repair proc...
Source: Mass Device - May 4, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Robotics Surgical Wall Street Beat Intuitive Surgical Source Type: news

Opioids Often Over-Prescribed After Hiatal Hernia Surgery
WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 -- Patients use fewer opioids than are prescribed after hiatal hernia repair (HHR), according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, held from April 28 to May 1 in San... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about hiatal hernia surgery
Surgery is an effective way to treat a hiatal hernia, with a 90 –95 percent success rate in relieving symptoms such as acid reflux and GERD. Laparoscopic repair is the most common procedure. Recovery takes several weeks but a person can often go home the same day. Learn about recovery times, complications, and outlook. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Surgery Source Type: news

BD Scores a Victory in Bard & #039;s Hernia Mesh Case
Becton Dickinson, which acquired C.R. Bard at the end of 2017, scored a victory in New Jersey Superior Court this week. The court's appellate division refused to reinstate a product liability lawsuit involving Bard's 3DMax polypropylene mesh, which is used for hernia repair.  Plaintiff Kemuel Goodson was implanted with the product in 2006 and alleged that the mesh caused multiple complications that required extensive medical care, including several additional operations. Goodson claimed in his original complaint that defective design, negligence, and fraud and misrepresentation were to blame for the com...
Source: MDDI - March 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Design Source Type: news

Bard wins 3DMax hernia mesh appeal
The New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division this week tossed a win to Becton Dickinson & Co.‘s (NYSE:BDX) C.R. Bard (NYSE:BCR), refusing to reinstate a hernia mesh product liability suit on grounds that expert witnesses couldn’t prove the design of the product was defective or that significant negligence occurred. In the case, plaintiff Kemuel Goodson claims that implantation of Bard’s 3DMax polypropylene mesh during a laparoscopic bilateral inguinal hernia repair in 2006 caused a number of different complications, including remaining pain and the removal of a testicle, and requ...
Source: Mass Device - March 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News Surgical bectondickinson crbard Source Type: news

Mesh Bests Suture Repair for Small Umbilical Hernias Mesh Bests Suture Repair for Small Umbilical Hernias
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 2, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Self-gripping vs Sutured Mesh in Hernia Repair Self-gripping vs Sutured Mesh in Hernia Repair
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study comparing two varieties of mesh used in inguinal hernia repair, and whether patients experienced any difference in pain or recurrence.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Is Robotic Surgery the Future for Hernia Repair? Not So Fast Is Robotic Surgery the Future for Hernia Repair? Not So Fast
Robotic-assisted hernia repair is becoming increasingly popular, but the value of this technique remains controversial.Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Gastric Transmural Migration of a Prosthetic Hiatal Hernia Gastric Transmural Migration of a Prosthetic Hiatal Hernia
This case report highlights a lesser known cause of morbidity arising from a Nissen fundoplication using mesh for hiatal hernia repair.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Bard escapes hernia mesh lawsuit
Becton Dickinson & Co.‘s (NYSE:BDX) C.R. Bard (NYSE:BCR) and subsidiary Davol this week avoided a lawsuit over allegedly defective hernia meshes after an appellate panel reaffirmed a lower court’s dismissal. The lower court had dismissed the suit on the grounds that the operating physician in the case was informed of risks associated with the mesh, eliminating the plaintiff’s argument that the company did not appropriately warn physicians on the issue. The decision came from the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday, with Judges Marcus, Anderson and Hull finding in their revie...
Source: Mass Device - February 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News Surgical bectondickinson crbard Davol Inc. Source Type: news

New Zealand ’ s Medsafe regulatory body removes pelvic mesh products from market
New Zealand’s regulatory body Medsafe has taken steps to remove a number of surgical mesh products from the country, according to a release posted today. The agency said the product’s removal was the outcome of a recent regulatory action on surgical mesh products, specifically those designed for treating pelvic organ prolapse via transvaginal implantation and one mini-sling product designed to treat stress urinary incontinence. Medsafe said that last December it requested safety information from four surgical mesh suppliers in New Zealand, following action taken by Australia’s TGA as it looked to review m...
Source: Mass Device - January 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Regulatory/Compliance Women's Health Australia Therapeutic Goods Administration New Zealand Medsafe Source Type: news

10 Commandments of Hernia Repair: General Surgery News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the impact of Hurricane Maria on medical supplies (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Heterotopic Ossification During a Ventral Hernia Repair Heterotopic Ossification During a Ventral Hernia Repair
In this report, a case of heterotopic ossification is observed in a patient who presented for ventral hernia repair.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of BMI on Open Ventral Hernia Repair Impact of BMI on Open Ventral Hernia Repair
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study examining the relationship between obesity and complications after open ventral hernia repair, published in Surgery.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

A Closer Look at Inguinal Hernia Recurrence Rates A Closer Look at Inguinal Hernia Recurrence Rates
Why do hernia recurrence rates appear to be much higher than suspected? Dr Lowenfels reviews a study examining the trend of inguinal hernia repairs performed for recurrence over time.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

A rare case of bullhorn-injury associated traumatic hernia of anterior abdominal wall managed by laparoscopic sutured tissue-only repair - Singh KD, Singh V, Gupta P, Mani R.
Traumatic abdominal wall hernias (TAWHs) are relatively uncommon entities. Common mechanisms that predispose to such hernias include motor vehicle accidents, seat belt injuries, fall from height, handlebar injuries, and bullfighting. Bullhorn injury leadin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pacira to invest up to $25m in surgical reconstruction company
Pacira Pharmaceuticals (NSDQ:PCRX) plans to invest up to $25 million in privately-held surgical reconstruction company Tela Bio, the company said today. Pennsylvania-based Tela Bio has a portfolio of reinforced bioscaffold products, called OviTex, which combine biologic and synthetic materials in an embroidered implant that allows fluid and cells to move freely through the device. The implants are designed for ventral hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Pacira to invest up to $25m in surgical reconstruction company appeared first...
Source: Mass Device - October 25, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Funding Roundup Implants Pharmaceuticals Surgical Wall Street Beat Pacira Pharmaceuticals Tela Bio Source Type: news

Medical News Today: All you need to know about hernia repair
In this article, we look at the types of hernia repair (herniorrhaphy, hernioplasty), including when to see a doctor, and the risk factors involved. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Surgery Source Type: news

An Ape and a Hernia Repair: Anesthesiology News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the pros of using multiple nerve blocks for TKA (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 4, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Opioids Overprescribed After Hernia Repair Opioids Overprescribed After Hernia Repair
Patients used fewer opioid tablets than prescribed after inguinal hernia surgery, and many used none, a study found. The results prompted the surgeons to prescribe fewer opioids after the procedure.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Hernia Repair With Biosynthetic Mesh and 30-Day Complications Hernia Repair With Biosynthetic Mesh and 30-Day Complications
Using slow-resorbing biosynthetic mesh, rather than macroporous synthetic polypropylene mesh, for open ventral hernia repair may yield higher rates of surgical-site infections, surgical-site complications requiring intervention, and reoperation within 30 days.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Hernia Patients May Need Fewer Opioids After Surgery, Study Finds
After repair, smaller prescriptions led to fewer pills that could be diverted or abused Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hernia, Medicines, Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hernia Patients May Need Fewer Opioids After Surgery, Study Finds
MONDAY, Aug. 21, 2017 -- Hernia surgery patients may require far fewer opioid painkillers than they're prescribed, new research suggests. The study included 186 adult patients who had elective inguinal ( " groin " ) hernia repair surgery under local... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 21, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Influences Ventral and Inguinal Hernia Repair Outcomes? What Influences Ventral and Inguinal Hernia Repair Outcomes?
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study that investigated the reasons for recurrence of ventral and inguinal hernias.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Fortimedix launches short instruments for SymphonX single-port platform
Fortimedix Surgical said today it launched a shorter set of instruments for its SymphonX single-port surgical platform in the US. The newly launched product line offers shorter instrumentation for use with the SymphonX surgical platform, a single-port system designed for microlaparoscopic surgical procedures, Fortimedix said. The instrument portfolio for the SymphonX system includes products for grasping, mobilizing, dissecting, retracting, cutting, cauterizing, ligating and suction and irrigation of tissues and vessels, the Netherlands-based company said. “This product line extension was developed in response to sur...
Source: Mass Device - August 7, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Surgical Fortimedix Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Epigastric hernia: Causes, repair, and recovery
What is an epigastric hernia? Learn about the causes of an epigastric hernia, the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and what to expect from surgery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Private Parts II: More things parents of boys need to know
While it can be uncomfortable for parents to talk about issues with their son’s private parts, abnormalities in the testicles and scrotum are common and treatable. One of my favorite parts of my job is sitting down with anxious families and being able to make the uncomfortable comfortable for them. I hope I can do that for you here in this guide to the most common testicular abnormalities seen in young boys. 1.    Undescended testicles A baby boy should have two testicles down in the scrotum. The best time to examine your son is while he soaks in a warm bath. If you’re unable to see or feel ...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - July 17, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Erin McNamara Tags: Ask the Expert Health & Wellness Department of Urology Erin McNamara Source Type: news

Gore touts 1st commercial use of Tag thoracic stent graft
W.L. Gore & Associates said today its Tag conformable thoracic stent graft was used in its 1st commercial procedure after the system won CE Mark approval in the European Union last month. The procedure was performed by Dr. Giovanni Torsello and Dr. Martin Austermann of Munster, Germany’s St. Franziskus Hospital, the Flagstaff, Ariz.-based company said. “The enhanced control capabilities this new delivery system allows could reduce many common complications that can occur if the stent graft is not placed correctly during the TEVAR procedure. Secondary interventions can be traumatic for patients and...
Source: Mass Device - July 13, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Stent Grafts Vascular W.L. Gore & Associates Source Type: news

Stryker, Smith & Nephew square off over total knee replacements
(Reuters) – The world’s top medical technology companies are turning to robots to help with complex knee surgery, promising quicker procedures and better results in operations that often leave patients dissatisfied. Demand for artificial replacement joints is growing fast, as baby boomers’ knees and hips wear out, but for the past 15 years rival firms have failed to deliver a technological advance to gain them significant market share. Now U.S.-based Stryker (NYSE:SYK) and Britain’s Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) believe that is about to change, as robots give them an edge. Robots should mean less tr...
Source: Mass Device - July 6, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Orthopedics Wall Street Beat intuitivesurgical johnsonandjohnson Smith & Nephew Stryker zimmerbiomet Source Type: news

NHS hernia mesh repairs could leave thousands in agony
NHS England said mesh implants are the 'recommended method' for treating a hernia, which occurs when an organ or fatty tissue protrudes through an area of weak muscle in the body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS hernia mesh repairs 'leaving patients in chronic pain'
The mesh left one woman "screaming on all fours from the agonising pain". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS hernia mesh felt like 'scratching from inside'
Surgeons have warned the repair technique is leaving many patients in chronic pain. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intuitive Surgical wins FDA nod for inguinal hernia repairs with da Vinci Xi
Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) said today it won FDA clearance for inguinal hernia repairs with its da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system. Inguinal hernias occur when tissue presses through openings in muslces of the groin, and requires surgery to repair, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company said. Intuitive said that patients who undergo robotic-assisted hernia repairs experience less pain, have a low rate of returning hernias and have shorter hospital stays when compared to open or laparoscopic approaches. The da Vinci Xi surgical system provides multi-quadrant access, as well as a 3D HD view inside the body and wristed...
Source: Mass Device - June 20, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Robot-Assisted Surgery Robotics Intuitive Surgical Source Type: news

Gore wins FDA nod for Synecor preperitonial hernia repair system
W.L. Gore & Associates said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its Synecor preperitoneal biomaterial hernia repair device, with plans to launch the device this week. The Synecor preperitoneal biomaterial is a hybrid biosynthetic hernia repair device designed for use in single-stage preperitoneal, onlay and retromuscular placements through open, laparoscopic and robotic procedures, the Flagstaff, Ariz.-based company said. “The hybrid of a permanent synthetic mesh with a long-term bioabsorbable in the Gore Synecor preperitoneal biomaterial is an innovative solution for preperitoneal hernia repairs, where th...
Source: Mass Device - June 7, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance W.L. Gore & Associates Source Type: news

Tela Bio touts data for OviTex hernia repair bioscaffold
Tela Bio touted data this week for its OviTex reinforced bioscaffold used for hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction. The device combines biologic material and polymer, allowing for free movement of fluid and cells through the mesh. Tela Bio’s chief medical officer is slated to present initial feedback from surgeons using the device since it won FDA 510(k) clearance in June last year. Surgeons observed 134 patients treated with OviTex and provided feedback for 128 patients after 108 days of follow-up, on average. The company reported that the surgeons did not observe any device failures or hernia r...
Source: Mass Device - June 6, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Materials Testing Regenerative Medicine Tela Bio Source Type: news

411 on Hernia Repair Without Mesh: General Surgery News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, chance patient feedback (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 17, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Integra LifeSciences launches SurgiMend(R) MP Collagen Matrix for Hernia Repair
SurgiMend MP is a collagen matrix for soft tissue reconstruction, featuring a highly macroporous design PLAINSBORO, N.J., May 12, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART), a leading globa... Devices, Surgery, Product Launch Integra LifeSciences, SurgiMend MP, collagen matrix, hernia repair (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tela Bio launches post-clinical OviTex ventral hernia repair study
Tela Bio said today it initiated a post-market clinical study of its OviTex reinforced bioscaffold designed for soft tissue repair, enrolling the 1st patient at La Jolla, Calif.’s Scripps Clinic. The Ovitex reinforced bioscaffolds are designed for hernia repair or abdominal wall reconstructions, Tela Bio said. The scaffolds are designed with either permanent polymer or resorbable polymers, and are a mix of biologic and synthetic materials. “We are committed to providing surgeons with the advanced soft tissue repair materials they need, and that means we must continue to innovate and tailor OviTex prod...
Source: Mass Device - April 25, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Regenerative Medicine Tela Bio Source Type: news