Lancet study reveals lower rates of stent thrombosis with cobalt-chromium everolimus eluting stents

Posted on : 29 April 2012
A network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials comparing different drug-eluting stents, or drug-eluting with bare-metal stents, has revealed that cobalt-chromium everolimus eluting stents (CoCr-EES) deliver the lowest rate of stent thrombosis within two years of implantation...  Read more

Stryker Mitch/Accolade total hip replacement should no longer be used

Posted on : 22 April 2012
Ongoing concerns about metal-on-metal hip bearings have continued with the issue of a UK MHRA alert about the combination of the Stryker Mitch large metal-on-metal bearing with the Accolade stem. Read more

MHRA alert: air or gas-pressurised spray devices for application of sprayable fibrin sealants in intra-operative haemostasis

Posted on : 11 April 2012
The MHRA has issued a medical device alert for air- and gas-pressurised spray devices used in the application of sprayable fibrin sealants for intra-operative haemostasis. Read more

Lancet study reveals high failure rate in stemmed metal-on-metal hip replacements

Posted on : 03 April 2012
A new Lancet study provides analysis of hip replacement failure rates in relation to prosthesis head size, using data collected from National Joint Registry of England and Wales... Read more

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