A closer look at capsular contracture

A Closer Look at Capsular Contracture

Plastic surgeons should have a solid understanding of capsular contracture and its prevention methods in order to reduce the cases of the adverse outcome.


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Recent regulations by the FDA seek to create guidelines for the sterilization of medical devices like endoscopes.

New Validation Rules in Effect for Disposable Devices

Following the West Coast incidents, the FDA issued a safety alert regarding cleaning of reusable medical devices.


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When performing breast augmentation, surgeons will generally use one of four techniques.

The Four Basic Techniques of Breast Augmentation Surgery

With breast augmentation surgery, doctors will use one of four basic techniques depending on the patient and desired outcome.


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In choosing a battery for an illuminated medical device, users can choose between alkaline and lithium types.

Alkaline vs. Lithium Batteries: What You Need to Know

Alkaline and lithium batteries offer different advantages and disadvantages when it comes to their use in medical devices. Knowing which type better serves your needs is important information.


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Let’s take a closer look at the different types of hepatitis, how how OBP Medical can help reduce the chance of cross-contamination in medical settings.

Understanding the Threat of Cross-Contamination with Hepatitis

Let’s take a closer look at the different types of hepatitis and how OBP Medical can help reduce the chance of cross-contamination in medical settings.


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Here a few ways to reduce risks of surgical fires.

Reducing Surgical Fires

Here a few ways to reduce risks of surgical fires.


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To ensure your judgment isn’t clouded by the wrong information, we’ve debunked the most common myths surrounding IUDs.

Debunking myths about IUDs

To ensure your judgment isn’t clouded by the wrong information, we’ve debunked the most common myths surrounding IUDs.


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OBP Medical Announces ONETRAC Regulatory Clearance in Brazil

OBP Medical, a leading global developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today announced regulatory approval from Brazil’s National Health Surveillance Agency (or Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA)) to market ONETRAC®. The first single-use, cordless surgical retractor with integrated LED light source and smoke


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In this article, we’ll assess what defines a difficult airway and how physicians and anesthetists can properly manage the issue through interventions.

Managing Difficult Airways

In this article, we’ll assess what defines a difficult airway and how physicians and anesthetists can properly manage the issue through interventions.


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Let’s take a closer look at what takes place during the procedure and the recovery process, plus risks you take be undergoing breast augmentation surgery.

Why Monitoring After Breast Augmentation Surgery Is So Important

Let’s take a closer look at what takes place during the procedure and the recovery process, plus risks you take be undergoing breast augmentation surgery.


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When a woman experiences a medical issue related to her uterus - persistent uterine bleeding, for example - her gynecologist may recommend a medical exam known as a hysteroscopy.

Important Things to Know About Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is a malignancy of the female reproductive system, affecting the cervix.


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A malignancy of the female reproductive system, ovarian cancer affects around 20,000 American women each year.

How is ovarian cancer diagnosed?

A malignancy of the female reproductive system, ovarian cancer affects around 20,000 American women each year.


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