More than 14.000 cases reported as problems with implants in Germany 2017

 

The number of the suspicion reports has tripled within the last ten years. Among other reasons these numbers can be explained with more frequently reports of doctors to the authorities and more frequent use of these products.
It´s more critical with the group of the medical products with a high risk for the patient. Among these are breast implants, hip endoprosthesis, heart-catheters, artificial cardiac valves or stents.
The author names the following causes
  • Wrong financial incentives in the examination
  • Hardly studies data necessary
  • Missing transparency
Author(s)Source
Irene BerresDer Spiegel, Aug 26 2018 (german)
This is a post of a scientific or business information. The information given here is checked thoroughly by “Implant-Register”. However we can´t be responsible for the content. Contact the publisher, if you have questions. You may inform us about changes of the information to improve the Register.
Comments: n/a
let us know
Scroll to Top