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Question de demander à votre chirurgien au sujet de l´augmentation mammaire

deutsch        english       español Quelles questions devriez-vous poser à votre chirurgien au sujet de l’augmentation mammaire ? La liste de questions suivante peut vous aider à vous rappeler les sujets à discuter avec votre chirurgien. Vous pouvez également avoir d’autres questions. 1. Quels sont les risques et les complications liés à …

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Fragen an den Chirurg zu einer Brustvergrößerung

english      español      français Welche Fragen sollten Sie Ihrem Chirurgen zu einer Brustvergrößerung stellen? Diese Liste soll Ihnen helfen, keine Fragen zu vergessen, die Sie im Zusammenhang mit einer geplanten Brustvergrößerung haben. Vielleicht treffen nicht alle Fragen zu oder Sie haben zusätzliche Fragen. 1. Welche Risiken und Komplikationen sind mit Brustimplantaten verbunden? …

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Questions de demander à votre dentiste au sujet des implants dentaires

deutsch   english   espagñol Quelles questions devez-vous poser à votre dentiste au sujet des implants dentaires ? La liste de questions suivante peut vous aider à vous rappeler les sujets à discuter avec votre dentiste. Il est possible que toutes les questions ne s’appliquent pas ou que d’autres questions soient utiles. 1. Quels sont les risques …

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drug coated balloon Drug-Coated Balloon angioplasty is similar to plain old balloon angioplasty procedurally, but there is the addition of an anti-proliferative medication coating the balloon, as well as an excipient to aid in drug transfer, which may help prevent restenosis.  


Myopia, or near-sightedness or short-sightedness, is an eye disorder where light focuses in front of, instead of on, the retina. This causes distant objects to be blurry while close objects appear normal. Myopia may cause headaches and eye strain.


A cataract is an opacification of the lens of the eye which leads to a decrease in vision.


CE marking is a certification mark that indicates conformity with health, safety, and environmental protection standards for products sold within the European Union. The CE marking is the manufacturer’s declaration that the product meets EU standards for health, safety, and environmental protection.


Neurostimulation is a treatment for neuropsychiatric disorders. It applies electrical currents, in varying parameters, by means of implanted electrodes to achieve functional activation or inhibition of specific neuronal groups, pathways, or networks. For intracranial neurostimulation, stimulation electrodes are inserted into intracerebral targets in ‘deep brain stimulation’ (DBS) or placed over the cortical convexity for ‘cortical

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The hammer-shaped bony protrusions on the tibia (malleolus medialis) and fibula (malleolus lateralis), which are part of the upper ankle joint as a malleolus fork, are called malleolus.


Dynamic Compression Plate LC-DCP: Limited Contact – Dynamic Compression Plate. The dynamic compression plate is used like other osteosynthesis plates. Only the drill hole is constructed differently. The geometry of the screw head and plate hole in the DCP is such that a congruent fit is achieved even if the screw is at an angle …

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theranostics or personalized medicine or precision medicine is a medical model that separates people into different groups—with medical decisions, practices, interventions and/or products being tailored to the individual patient based on their predicted response or risk of disease. The terms personalized medicine, precision medicine, stratified medicine and P4 medicine are used interchangeably to describe this concept though some authors …

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Biomimetics or biomimicry is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems.


printed circuit boards A printed circuit board mechanically supports and electrically connects electrical or electronic components using conductive tracks. Implants may contain PCBs if electronic tasks are to be performed (example: pacemakers, transmitter implants).

Envista Holdings Corp.

    Envista is a global family of three operating companies and more than 30 trusted dental brands. Envista separated from Danaher as an independent entity in 2019. Implant companies are: Alpha BioTEC Simplantology Implant Direct™ Nobel Biocare™


Polyimides (PIs) occupy a particular place in commercial plastics because of their ability to tolerate and function in extremely high temperatures. They are also well known for other properties including insulating capability, chemical resistance, and excellent mechanical attributes. From a medical perspective and aside from tubing, polyimides present attractive options for encapsulation of implantable devices …

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European Committee for Standardization CEN, the European Committee for Standardization, is an association that brings together the National Standardization Bodies of 34 European countries. CEN is one of three European Standardization Organizations (together with CENELEC and ETSI) that have been officially recognized by the European Union and by the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) as …

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The DIN Standards Committee Medicine (NAMed) is responsible for the national standardization work and represents the German standardization interests at the European level (CEN).


Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene


Dynamic Condylar System or Dynamic Condylar Screw The DCS Screw is designed to provide strong and stable internal fixation of certain distal femoral and subtrochanteric fractures, with minimal soft tissue irritation.


Dynamic Hip System (Screw) Dynamic hip screws are a femoral head-sparing orthopedic device used to treat femoral neck fractures. DHS Procedure is done for patients with either a Non-Displaced or Minimally-Displaced Intertrochanteric (between the greater & lesser trochanter) hip fracture.


ascending aortic prosthesis

Calcium Sulfate

Calcium sulfate (or calcium sulphate) is the inorganic compound with the formula CaSO4 and related hydrates. One particular hydrate is better known as plaster of Paris, and another occurs naturally as the mineral gypsum. All forms are white solids that are poorly soluble in water. Calcium sulfate causes permanent hardness in water. Mixed with polymers, …

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Post, to be fixed on two-part dental implants to hold a dental crown, a bar or any other attachment to stabilize a (cover)denture. It may consist of one or more components.


Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion is cervical spine surgery from the front of the neck that addresses spinal symptoms.


The tibia, the shin bone, is the second longest bone in the human skeleton and together with the thinner fibula forms the lower part of the leg.


A cyborg, abb. for “cybernetic organism” has both organic and biomechatronic body parts. The term cyborg is different from bionic, biorobot or android.


Bionics or biologically inspired engineering is the application of biological methods and systems found in nature to the study and design of engineering systems and modern technology.

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