Latin American Market for Hernia Repair Devices Achieving Double-Digit Growth
Interest in Premium-Priced Nonadhesive Ventral Hernia
Meshes Climbs in Latin America, According to Millennium Research Group
WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's (MRG's) new Latin American Markets for Hernia
Repair Devices 2009 report, growing...
ETHICON Launches the Latest Innovation in Hernia Repair Platform; PROCEED(TM) Ventral Patch (PVP(TM) Device)
New System Capitalizes on Innovative Materials and Technology
SOMERVILLE, N.J., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- ETHICON, INC, a global medical device company, today announced the launch of the PROCEED Ventral Patch (PVP Device), the latest addition to its family of hernia
products. PVP Device is ...
General anesthesia for hernia surgery in children and risk of later developmental problems
October 31, 2008 -- Children under the age of three who had hernia
surgery showed almost twice the risk of behavioral or developmental problems later compared to children who had not undergone the surgery, according to a study by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health a...
Ventral Hernia Repair Market to Grow to Over $800 Million in 2013
High adoption of xenograft mesh to drive revenues, according to Millennium Research Group
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium
Research Group's (MRG's) US Markets for Soft Tissue Repair 2009 report, the
US market for ventral hernia
Surgical Repair of Athletic Hernia Speeds Return to Play
Surgical repair of athletic hernia
using tension-free mesh and a standardized rehabilitation protocol are successful in returning athletes to competition, according to new research released today at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine at the Telus Conven...
Surgeon Attempts to Create A Surgical Hernia Feat
A surgeon in Chennai performed 41 hernia
surgeries in 13 hours, 41 minutes and 19 seconds said a press release of a hospital here in Chennai. //
The surgeon Dr J S Rajkumar, chairman, Lifeline hospitals was attempting to surpass the previous record of 41 surgeries in 24 hours.
Delaying Hernia Surgery Is Considered A Safe Option
The level of discomfort and suffering encountered by men who underwent surgery for hernia
was found to be similar to that of those who underwent delayed surgeries and felt almost no symptoms, after a period of 2 years. //The physical pain felt by both categories were also reported to be the same. M...
Predictors Of Wound Infection In Ventral Hernia Repair
Abdominal wall hernias are one of the most common conditions treated by general surgeons, with more than 100,000 repairs// performed annually. Although ventral hernia
repair (VHR) is a common operation, recurrences and complications remain a vexing problem. Wound infection has been identified as a ...
Harmison Ruled Out Off Test Series Due to Hernia
England paceman Steve Harmison has been ruled out of the entire Test series against India with a hernia
injury.Harmison will have surgery Tuesday and will be out for four to six weeks, reports BBC .
England coach Peter Moores said: "Unfortunately for him the hernia
has come back and now it'...
Understanding and Treating Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
The diaphragm, a shelf of muscle that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity, is critical to sustaining life. A life-threatening birth defect known as congenital diaphragmatic hernia
(CDH), results from failure of normal diaphragm formation which in turn allows abdominal organs to mi...
Hernia in Medical Technology
Positive Phase II Study of Pacira's EXPAREL(TM) (DepoBupivacaine) in Hernia Repair Presented at the Postgraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology (PGA)
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A Phase II trial of a single
intraoperative administration of EXPAREL (DepoBupivacaine) resulted in
significantly reduced pain with activity in the first 8 to 24 hours following
surgery, when pain is generally greatest, compared to conventional treatment.
New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring
... Tokai University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan, researchers examined how PVI in the upper limbs of patients undergoing caesarean procedures for hernia
surgery changed in response to the level of spinal block reached. PVI was recorded in all patients before and every two minutes after spinal block wa...
Atrium Medical Corporation Announces First Implant of First-in-Man CINATRA(TM) Voclosporin Coated Coronary Stent
...with implantable medical
Atrium's vast expertise in medical device technologies for the
treatment of cardiovascular disease, hernia
and adhesion prevention has
brought a number of breakthrough advances in several diversified healthcare
markets including interventional cardiology an...
EndoGastric Solutions(TM) Announces Results of EsophyX(TM) Multi-Center GERD Study
... at a live case course at OSU
February 29th: "I am very impressed with the clinical results for EsophyX,
including the reduction/elimination of hiatal hernia
reduction/elimination of esophagitis. These multi-center study results
confirm the 2 year outcomes seen in the first EsophyX study. With over 750
Innocoll Announces Dosing of First Patient in US Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) BUPIVACAINE SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Management of Post-operative Pain
...rectomies are performed across the
country. Other procedures where the product could potentially be used
routinely include caesarean section, inguinal hernia
surgery, mastectomy, open gastrointestinal surgery, cholecystectomy,
vascular surgery, and various orthopaedic surgeries such as hi...
Raydiance Collaborates With Rutgers University and Nation's Largest Tissue Bank to Develop Innovative Tissue Processing Approaches
...rds providing more advanced technology that results in less
expensive and faster solutions for those in need of skin transplants for
burn, complicated hernia
repair, and reconstructive procedures. Dr. Zhixiong (James) Guo, principal investigator for Rutgers
University, said, "Having worked with lasers for ...
Baraclude (entecavir) Therapy Resulted in Undetectable Levels of
Hepatitis B Virus in Cohort of Patients Who Re-Started Treatment
...ts experienced a serious adverse event.
Serious adverse events included ALT elevation or hepatitis exacerbation
(4), bilirubin elevation (1), inguinal hernia
(1), sialoadenitis (1),
thrombocytopenic purpura (1), groin pain (1), macular edema (1),
urinary incontinence (1) and cholelithiasis (1). Two of thes...
Hernia in Medical Products
Surgisis EXL Hernia Repair Graft
Description: Used for implantation to reinforce soft tissue where weakness exists. Indications for use include repair of a hernia
or body wall defect. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Premilene Mesh - Polypropylene mesh for hernia repair
Description: Premilene Mesh, made from monofilament polypropylene, is used for hernia
repair or for reconstruction of the chest wall. The monofilaments are knitted into an elastic, durable, large pore mesh. Premilene Mesh is characterized by the extreme dimensional stabilityof its thin mesh wall. It adapts opti...
Self-Forming Hernia Mesh Plugs
Description: Mesh plugs perform best when the surrounding walls of tissue are in direct contact with a smooth wall of highly compliant mesh material. Less valleys and ridges means less tissue remodeling to help stabilize the implant. Atriums unique Self-Forming Plug design fills more of the defect with gentle l...
Company:Atrium Medical Corporation
Bard Composix Kugel Hernia Patch
Description: On one side is the Bard Kugel Patch, which is constructed of a double layer of monofilament polypropylene. These two layers create a positioning pocket, which is used to guide the patch into the proper position. On the other side is a barrier of ePTFE. The patch also contains a patent-protected "me...
Bard Kugel® Hernia Patch
Description: The Bard Kugel hernia
patch in constructed of a double layer of monofilament polypropylene. This construction creates a positioning pocket, which is used to guide the patch into proper placement. The patch also contains a patent protected "memory recoil ring". This ring allows the patch to spring o...
PROLENE Hernia System
Description: The PROLENE polypropylene Hernia
System is a sterile, pre-shaped, three-dimensional device constructed of an onlay patch connected by a mesh cylinder to a circular underlay patch.
The PROLENE Hernia
System's 3 in 1 unique and innovative design combines the three most popular tension free technique...
Surgisis® IHM™ Inguinal Hernia Matrix
Description: Surgisis Inguinal Hernia
Matrix is implanted to reinforce soft tissues in the inguinal floor to repair inguinal hernias. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Surgisis® GOLD™ Hernia Repair Grafts
Description: Used for implantation to reinforce soft tissue in the repair of a hernia
or body wall defect. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Bard AlloMax Surgical Graft
Description:.... It is prepared using the proven Tutoplast process with over 30 yrs experience to remove all non-collagenous cellular components. It can be used in hernia
or other complex abdominal wall repair cases where a synthetic prostheses is contraindicated or inappropriate. Immersion in a sterile saline solution...
Optilene Mesh LP - Super-light and thin-walled mesh with full transparency
Description:...rs an excellent biocompatibility. The foreign body reaction is reduced considerably. Optilene Mesh LP is the alternative super-light mesh for all open hernia
repair procedures. It perfectly conforms
to anatomical structures. Due to its excellent flexibility Optilene Mesh LP adapts to the movements of the ...
Hernia in Medical Definition
...epends on biocompatibility and biostability with cells and biological fluids . Biotextiles include implantible devices such as surgical sutures, hernia
repair fabrics, arterial grafts , artificial skin and parts of artificial hearts. They were first created 30 years ago by a professor in NC State’s ...
...rbalancing principle to the unfettered use of Occam's razor in diagnosis.
An example of the utility of Hickam's dictum is Saint's Triad of hiatus hernia
, gallbladder disease and diverticulosis . C. F. M. Saint was a South African surgeon. His triad has no known pathophysiologcal relationship null...
...losis - IBD ( Crohn's , Ulcerative colitis ) - IBS - Constipation - Colorectal cancer - Hirschsprung's - Pseudomembranous colitis
Inguinal - Femoral - Umbilical - Incisional - Diaphragmatic
Alcoholic liver disease - Cholestasis - Hepatitis - Li...
Hernia in Medical Dictionary
is a protrusion of a tissue, structure, or part of an organ through the muscle tissue or the membrane by which it is normally contained. The hernia
has three parts: the orifice through which it herniates, the hernial... About hernias , types, anatomy, and causes of the c...
is a congenital malformation, especially common in infants of African descent, and more frequent in girls. An Acquired umbilical hernia
directly results from increased intra-abdominal pressure and are most... Umbilical Hernia
, Surgery,Information and Treatment ....
An inguinal hernia
is a protrusion of abdominal-cavity contents through the inguinal canal. They are very common, and their repair is one of the most frequently performed surgical operations. Patient information about the congenital and the acquired inguinal hernia
conditions. From ...
A hiatus hernia
or hiatal hernia
is the protrusion (or herniation) of the upper part of the stomach into the thorax through a tear or weakness in the diaphragm. Provides description, causes, types, symtpoms, diagnosis, and treatment of the larger-than-normal esophageal hiatus. ...
is caused by the protrusion of a viscus through a weakness in the containing wall. This weakness may be inherent, as in the case of inguinal, femoral and umbilical hernias. On the other hand, the weakness may be caused by surgical incision through the muscles... Includes ch...
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
(CDH) is a term applied to a variety of congenital birth defects that involve abnormal development of the diaphragm. The term is used most commonly in reference to Bochdalek hernia
, however it... Diaphragmatic hernia
is a defect or hole in the diap...
... provide recommendations for the ... Peptic Ulcer Disease and NSAIDs. Yeomans ND, Tulassay Z, Juhasz L, et ... peptic ulcer disease . Hiatus hernia
... Peptic ulcer disease is a general term for ulcers that ... In the digestive system, an ulcer is an area where tissue has been destr...
... with swallowing problems experience difficulty with ... ... what is causing difficulty swallowing and what treatment will ... A hiatal hernia
is a common condition and does not cause difficulty swallowing by itself. ... Difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia) is common among all ag...
... Point Tenderness information center covers Common Causes. ... Point Tenderness : Common Causes. Appendicitis. Incarcerated or strangulated hernia
... point tenderness , bone muscle, sports injury, checker ... is Point Tenderness ? Point tenderness may ... Trigger Point Therapy -...
Lump in the abdomen
...centered care and remaining ... A lump in the abdomen is a soft ... Lump in the Abdomen (Abdominal Hernia, Abdominal Wall Defects, hernia
- Abdominal) information center covers causes, symptoms, expectations, home care, signs of ... A lump in the abdomen is a soft bulge of t...
Hernia in Biological News
Olympus advances technology for laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery
...logy with the new TriPort access system. The platform includes the technology and devices necessary to perform procedures such as gallbladder removal, hernia
repair, appendectomy, and urological or gynecological surgery through just one incision in the belly button.
In Laparo-Endoscopic Single-Site surge...
Embryo biopsy does not affect early growth and risk of congenital malformations in PGD/PGS babies
...hild from the ICSI group born at 39 weeks underwent surgery for an inguinal hernia
in the groin). In the SC group, a surgical intervention was performed in on...
Raydiance collaborates with Rutgers, MTF to develop innovative tissue processing approaches
...rds providing more advanced technology that results in less expensive and faster solutions for those in need of skin transplants for burn, complicated hernia
repair, and reconstructive procedures.
Dr. Zhixiong (James) Guo, principal investigator for Rutgers University, said, Having worked with lasers fo...
FDA approves first medical device using rutgers biomaterial
...nistration's clearance of a new medical device for hernia
repair that incorporates a biodegradable technolog...ning into another part of the body. And although a hernia
can theoretically develop almost anywhere, most ar...lication, identified one of these polymers for the hernia
The New Jersey Center for Bioma...
Cells from amniotic fluid used to tissue-engineer a new trachea
...ic you can coach them to do what you want."
Last year, Fauza reported using similar techniques in newborn lambs to repair congenital diaphragmatic hernia
(CDH), or a hole in the diaphragm that separates the lungs from the visceral organs. If the hole is large enough, the stomach and other visceral orga...
Hernia in Biological Technology
CryoLife Signs Distribution Agreement for Inclusion of BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive in Hernia Repair Kit with Proxy Biomedical Surgical Meshes Hernia
repair is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures worldwide
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:
CRY), a biomaterials, medical device and tissue processing company,
announced today that it has signed a distri...
LaVoie Group Adds Bio-Surgery Company, Pegasus Biologics, to Its Life Sciences Agency Roster
...n the bio-surgery area. The Company is changing the standard of care in three initial markets: limb preservation, orthopedics, and shortly in ventral hernia
repair. The addition of Pegasus underscores the increasingly diverse nature of our life sciences roster."
Michael Will, Chief Executive Officer ...
Biomerix Corporation Announces FDA Clearance and Market Launch of REVIVE(TM) for Use in Soft Tissue Repair Procedures
With more than 700,000 procedures per year, inguinal hernia
repair is one of the most common surgeries in the U.S.(1) hernia
repair typically involves the use of a mesh to reinforce and support the su...
Serica Technologies Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for SeriScaffold(TM) Technology for Soft Tissue Repair
...surgical procedures are conducted annually. This silk-based scaffold technology is also showing promise in other procedures including rotator cuff and hernia
"Serica is actively seeking a strategic partner to advance the SeriScaffold product array , particularly in the aesthetic a...
Atrium Medical Receives FDA Approval for its Novel C-QUR Lite(TM) V-Patch and C-QUR Edge(TM) V-Patch
... for use in the surgical repair and
reinforcement of soft tissue, including hernia
repair -- a common procedure
performed more than 700,000 times in the US ea...in medical device technologies for the
treatment of cardiovascular disease, hernia
and adhesion prevention has
brought a number of breakthrough advances in se...
Innocoll Announces Dosing of First Patient in a Second US Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) BUPIVACAINE SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Management of Post-operative Pain
...IMPLANT versus a placebo implant in patients undergoing open mesh
herniorrhaphy at five different US sites.
In addition to hysterectomy and inguinal hernia
repair, other surgeries
where the product could potentially be used routinely include caesarean
section, mastectomy, open gastrointestinal surgery, ch...
Boston Scientific Announces Addition to Clinical Sciences Organization
...usetts Institute of Technology. Dr.
Schnitzer's major research interests are related to developmental biology
of the lung and congenital diaphragmatic hernia
(CDH), and combat casualty
Dr. Schnitzer is a member of several national and international
societies, including the American Surgical Associat...
DURECT Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2007 Financial Results
...ovements in pain
control while reducing the use of narcotics in a Phase IIb hernia
and ELADUR(TM) showed improved pain control versus placebo over the ... (approximately 3x less versus placebo) in patients undergoing inguinal hernia
repair. These successful results triggered an $8 million milestone paym...
Tutogen Medical, Inc. Reports Year-End Fiscal 2007 Financial Results
...ldwide agreement with Coloplast for
our urology product portfolio in May of 2007. The most compelling markets
for future growth are our entry into the hernia
repair market with Davol, a
subsidiary of C.R. Bard, in January of 2007 and into the breast
reconstruction market for post mastectomy procedures with ...
TEI Biosciences Launches SurgiMend(TM) Collagen Matrix for Soft Tissue Reconstruction
...ugmentation, in addition to the previously cleared hernia
muscle flap reinforcement indications. ...ny general,
plastic, and trauma surgeons for their hernia
repair and muscle flap
reinforcement needs. With m...inforcement applications -- from dura,
tendon, and hernia
repair to wound management and plastic and
Hernia in Biological Dictionary
...ip-ons from Skechers . ; Corduroy An incisional hernia
is a common type of ventral hernia... Health " C...atments " Medical Conditions " Reducible Ventral hernia
... A discussion of dealing with ventral rupt...s of products from Skechers and more. Ventral hernia
information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiag...