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Implant Articles


Faulty implants put lives at risk

16th May 2011

An investigation has found thousands of patients are put at risk by faulty medical devices.

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GPs warned over implants

23rd March 2011

Doctors must have suitable training before fitting women with Implanon.

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Boston Scientific sued over heart devices

28th January 2011

US Justice Department sued Boston Scientific for selling defective heart devices implanted in Medicare patients.

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Compensation payout over implant pregnancies

5th January 2011

Nearly £200,000 has been paid to women who have become pregnant or hurt after being fitted with contraceptive implant.

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French company sued after breast implants split

3rd November 2010

French company that made breast implants is being sued by more than 165 women.

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First pain relief implant in Scotland

19th July 2010

A woman in Scotland becomes the first person to have an implant which uses Wii-style technology to provide pain relief.

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Pain relief implant hope

6th July 2010

New neurostimulator fitted in patient for the first time in the UK.

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Dangerous breast implants warning

18th June 2010

Women who have had breast enlargements are warned to have check-ups.

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UK news 11/6/10

10th June 2010

A round up of UK health news over past week.

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Orthopaedic implants market will grow

9th June 2010

A new report suggests the ageing population will drive the orthopaedic implants market.

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