NEWS on implant administration

2 million joint replacement surgeries recorded in the german endoprosthesis register

Ten years after its launch, the Endoprosthesis Register Germany (EPRD) has now surpassed the two-million mark in the recording of surgical documentation. This can be a reliable database for assessing hip and knee endoprosthetic care in Germany. The voluntary data supplied by more than 780 hospitals cover more than 70...

Germany: Specialty association certifies cochlear implant centers

According to the professional association, around 50,000 people in Germany are deaf, and another 250,000 have at least a 50 percent hearing impairment. If sufficient understanding of speech is not possible with a hearing aid, a CI can restore hearing and understanding in many cases. A CI is not an...

Paris court awards compensation to women for faulty breast implants

For years, the now insolvent manufacturer PIP had produced implants that were susceptible to rupture. The testing organization TÜV Rheinland had certified the process. A French court has now granted compensation to the complainants. The Paris Court of Appeal on Thursday condemned the testing organization TÜV Rheinland for lack of...

FDA’s “Data Effect” Tsunami – Steps To Prepare

The FDA is moving forward with its Data Modernization Action Plan (DMAP), the next leg of the Technology Modernization Action Plan (TMAP). Announced on March 3, 2021, DMAP is the agency’s overhaul of technology and data with the objective of bringing together increasingly disparate and diverse data sources to help understand and pinpoint emerging...

A Road Map To China’s Medical Device Registration Process

China has one of the most promising medical markets and its healthcare industry is currently the second largest in the world, following closely behind the U.S. From 2015 to 2019, the CAGR for the Chinese medical devices market has increased significantly, and it is expected to continue rising even more in the...

German state implant registry will not go active before 2023

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Deutsches Implantateregister soll 2023 in Betrieb gehen (german text)

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Platform for testing, development and approval of cardiovascular implants planned

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EU CED: Implantatpass für Zahnimplantate

Das Council of European Dentists beschloss, dass gemäß Medizinprodukteverordnung einem Patienten ein Implantatpass auszuhändigen ist. Dieser soll das Implantat eindeutig identifizieren. Gesundheitsdienstleister werden verpflichtet den Patienten einen solchen Ausweis auszuhändigen. Implant-Register: Der einfachste Weg ist es, den Implantatpass im Register herunterzuladen und auszudrucken. Der download ist hier.