Category: Reconstructive Surgery

Reconstructive Surgery


AAOMS Advocates Re-Introduced Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act

The Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act – championed by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) – was re-introduced March 16 by US Sens Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) along with US Reps Anna Eshoo (D-Calif) and Drew Ferguson (R-Ga), who also is a dentist.

First US Patient Implanted in IDE Study of DuraSorb Monofilament Mesh Use in Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction

Surgical Innovation Associates (SIA) announces that the first patient has been enrolled in a pivotal trial of its flagship absorbable mesh, DuraSorb, under an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the FDA. The study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of DuraSorb for reinforcement in prosthetic breast reconstruction.

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