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Beinlängendifferenz – Therapieindikationen und -strategien

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Court orders TÜV to pay damages in breast implant scandal

According to the verdict published the previous day, around 1,600 plaintiff women are to receive provisional compensation of 5,150 euros each, or a total of around 8.2 million euros. Within two years, an expert is to investigate the matter further. TÜV announced that it would appeal against the decision in...

Electromagnetic interference of active heart rhythm implants in everyday life and at work

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Endoprosthetics and sports: What is possible, what makes sense, what is taboo?

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FDA: Known risk of lymphoma from breast implants

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Heart pacemakers and defibrillators often not affected by electromagnetic fields in everyday life

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implant files: what you should know about

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Implants: When technology makes sense – quite literally

Disease, injury, or a condition you were born with – reasons why some people must live without one or several of their five senses. Fortunately, there are many modern sensory aids that help replace one sense with another, which is especially the case when it comes to vision and hearing....

Independent Patient advice Germany (UPD) sees signs of excessive use of dental implants for elderly

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Leg length discrepancy—treatment indications and strategies

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Patient Dissatisfaction Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Dissatisfaction following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is common. Approximately 20% of patients report dissatisfaction following primary TKA. R Gunaratne, DN Pratt, J Banda, DP Fick, RJK Khan, BW Robertson This review found that patient dissatisfaction pertains to several key factors. Patient expectations prior to surgery, the degree of improvement in...

Patients of faulty hip implants can seek damages

India: All patients of DePuy ASR™´s (Johnson and Johnson) faulty hip implants can seek damages Teena Tacker New Delhi: Anyone suffering from faulty hip implants by pharma giant Johnson and Johnson Pvt. Ltd (J&J) can apply for compensation, and not just those who have undergone revision surgery, the chairman of...

Postoperative after breast surgery

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Satisfaction with Total Knee Prosthesis (german)

Satisfaction with Knee-TEP depends mostly from expectations, grade of functional improvement and pain course. Roland Fath Laut einem systematischen Literatur-Review mit Daten von 2005 bis 2016 hängt die Zufriedenheit von Patienten mit Knie-TEP in erster Linie von den Erwartungen vor dem Eingriff, vom Ausmaß der Funktionsverbesserung und dem Schmerzverlauf ab...

Sport and total joint arthroplasty

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Total Hip Arthroplasty or Hemiarthroplasty for Hip Fracture

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What you should know about “implant files” (german)

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