Posts filed under: Soft Tissue Reinforcement & Regeneration

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day is a collaborative effort between the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF), plastic surgeons specializing in breast surgery, nurse navigators, corporate partners, breast cancer support groups and organizations....
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Demographic of those over the age of 65 is increasing in the U.S., which leads to a rise in the amount of people experiencing medical complications involving soft tissue reinforcement and regeneration...
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An enhanced recovery protocol was associated with improved patient satisfaction and length of hospital stay among women undergoing alloplastic breast reconstruction. In the postmastectomy radiation setting, immediate autologous breast reconstruction yielded similar complication and satisfaction rates as delayed reconstruction....
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In anticipation of questions related to the Zika virus, MiMedx is reconfirming the rigorous product safety methods and practices followed by the Company in the processing of its amniotic allografts as well as restating its precise standards for screening of...
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Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon last month recalled 1 of its surgical mesh products after studies showed higher revision rates after a type of minimally invasive hernia repair using its Physiomesh flexible composite mesh....
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The market for hernia repair has grown due to the general increase in hernia incidence in the United States. The U.S. market for soft tissue reinforcement and regeneration is expected to grow by nearly 8% by 2021....
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The use of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM), the surgical removal of a breast unaffected by cancer as part of the course of treatment for breast cancer, has more than tripled from 2002 to 2012 despite evidence suggesting no survival benefit...
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The FDA has approved the use of Integra Omnigraft Dermal Regeneration Matrix (Omnigraft) to treat diabetic foot ulcers that last for longer than six weeks and do not involve exposure of the joint capsule, tendon or bone, when used in...
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Breast reconstruction is a missed opportunity for many women who undergo mastectomies, said Dr. Richard Cashio, a plastic surgeon at Florida Hospital Flagler in Palm Coast. Cashio supports a new education program by the federal government to let women know...
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Tendon reinforcement devices have been used extensively to treat severe rotator cuff ruptures but are limited by the increasing trend of the arthroscopic technique used for shoulder repair, which makes it difficult to overlay the reinforcement mesh....
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