Latest Herniorrhaphy Stories
Insightra Medical Inc announced the CE mark and European release of the Freedom™ Ventral Hernia Repair System with the revolutionary Octomesh™ Implant. Irvine,
The minimally invasive hernia repair procedure known as total extraperitoneal inguinal hernioplasty (TEP) was associated with higher patient satisfaction, less chronic pain and less impairment of inguinal (groin) sensation compared to the open surgical Lichtenstein repair.
SINGAPORE, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus Scientific today announced that Tulane University School of Medicine and Department of Veterans Affairs have granted IRB approval to a new trial: A Study Evaluating Efficacy of TIGRÂ® Matrix Surgical Mesh used in Elective Open Inguinal Hernia Repair. This study aims to measure recurrence rates and Quality of Life (QOL) factors by evaluating post-operative pain and foreign body sensation.
SOMERVILLE, N.J., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, today announces the availability of ETHICON SECURESTRAP(TM) 5mm Absorbable Strap Fixation Device in the U.S., the first fixation device to feature an absorbable "strap" design.
Complications and failures of the skin graft matrix AlloDerm® used in hernia repair are causing more and more patients to examine their options for legal recourse related to the side effects and suffering they have experienced. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Complications and failures of the skin graft matrix AlloDerm® used in hernia repair are causing more and more patients to examine their options for legal recourse related to the side effects and suffering they have experienced.
FREMONT, Calif., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomerix Corporation announced today it has received two Class III Medical Device Licenses by Health Canada for its REVIVE and ASSURE Hernia Repair Meshes. REVIVE and ASSURE surgical meshes feature the Biomerix Biomaterial, a proprietary, biointegrative, synthetic tissue scaffold.
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