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Ex-patients sue UMMS over alleged use of counterfeit surgical hardware (access required)

Fourteen former patients of the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center have sued the Glen Burnie hospital and the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) in Baltimore Circuit Court, alleging that a doctor implanted counterfeit spinal fusion hardware during ...

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Maryland firm introduces new scalpel

US Medical Innovations, a Takoma Park-based biomedical device manufacturing company, has introduced the Canady Hybrid Plasma Scalpel. The electrosurgical scalpel allows a surgeon to simultaneously cut and coagulate through tissue at a temperature of less than 98 degrees. This should ...

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Surgical pricing site launched

Rockville-based surgeon and practice medical director Dr. Sanjay Prasad has launched SurgiPrice LLC, which offers an online bidding platform for surgical care, the new company announced Tuesday. Via the SurgiPrice.com website, patients can receive data on physicians and facilities along ...

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Health dept. closes Timonium surgery center

Maryland health officials have closed a cosmetic surgery center after three patients who had liposuction developed severe infections, including one who subsequently died. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Wednesday ordered the closure of Monarch Med Spa ...

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Md. officials shut down cosmetic surgery center

WASHINGTON — Maryland health officials have closed a cosmetic surgery center after three patients who had liposuction developed severe infections, including one who subsequently died. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Wednesday ordered the closure of Monarch ...

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