Tag: implant


J&J reaches settlement in lawsuits for defective pelvic mesh implants sale

September 13, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Australian law firm Shine Lawyers has announced a $204.90m (A$300m) settlement has been reached in two class action suits against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Medical for the sale of defective pelvic mesh implants. J&J Medical and its subsidiary Ethicon faced […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Realistic 3D printed bones promise lower rejection rates

December 7, 2018


Scientists from German research organisation Fraunhofer have devised a process to make 3D printed bones that are more realistic and less likely to be rejected by the human body than previous versions. The 3D printed bones can be made with […]

Innovation, Med Tech

FDA Approves Implant to Battle Opioid Addiction

February 14, 2017


A new long-acting implant that can help treat people addicted to heroin and prescription painkillers was approved Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. “Opioid abuse and addiction have taken a devastating toll on American families. We must do […]