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09.10.2017

New: TiLOOP® Bra Pocket – the first synthetic mesh for prepectoral implant-based breast reconstruction

pfm medical expands its product range of titanium-coated mesh implants Cologne – With the new TiLOOP® Bra Pocket pfm medical becomes the world's only manufacturer to offer a pocket of titanium-coated, synthetic mesh material for prepectoral breast reconstruction, for instance after mastectomy with preservation of skin and nipple. In plastic-esthetic breast surgery, too, it represents a new option for primary or corrective...

24.08.2017

Business performance 2016 - pfm medical misses growth targets

Cologne – The Cologne-based provider of special healthcare solutions, pfm medical, reports revenue of EUR 100.9 million in the fiscal year 2016 (1 January to 31 December 2016), which reflects a decline of 1.2 percent compared to the previous year (EUR 102.1 million). At EUR 1.5 million, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) were also lower than in 2015 (EUR 4.1 million). Investments, special factors and currency effects had a negative...

20.04.2017

Pelvic floor descent repair with modern mesh implants: The benefits outweigh the acceptable risks

Stuttgart – At a press roundtable on 20/04/2017, pfm medical ag and principal investigator Dr. Christian Fünfgeld (Klinik Tettnang GmbH) presented the results of a large, prospective, multicentre trial on surgical repair of genital prolapse with second-generation alloplastic mesh implants. The long-term data, as well as the clinic reports from Tina Cadenbach-Blome (Ev. Amalie-Sieveking Krankenhaus, Hamburg, Germany) and reports from two affected...

20.04.2017

Long-term study shows continuous improvement of quality of life following cystocele repair with alloplastic mesh implant

Cologne - The influence of alloplastic mesh implants (TiLOOP® Total 6) on quality of life, long-term stability and complications in cystocele repair was studied as part of a prospective, multicentre trial. The follow-up on 289 patients over a period of 36 months now confirms that an anatomically stable result was achieved with improved quality of life in all domains measured. Depending on the symptoms, genital prolapse can considerably impair...

21.03.2017

pfm medical: Focus on special congresses instead of Medica

Cologne - In future pfm medical will be focusing even more on congresses and trade fairs which are specialised in specific medical fields. In this way the company will be reducing its activities at events with a broad range of topics, and will from now on no longer be represented with a booth at Medica. Special solutions require special environments As a specialist company, pfm medical concentrates on the four medical focus fields infusion,...

12.12.2016

The first combined low-vacuum/ gravitational system for long-term drainage treatment of ascites

Treating ascites at home Cologne – With the ASEPT ® Drainage Kit L, pfm medical is now the only manufacturer on the German market to offer combined low-vacuum/gravitational bottles for pain-reduced long-term drainage of ascites . The main components of the set are drop-resistant and puncture-resistant low-vacuum plastic bottles, which can be altered to gravitational use with a flick of the wrist. Ascites can mean an...

25.10.2016

New online training for medical product advisors

Qualification made easy Cologne, Medical product advisors have to demonstrate their qualification on a regular basis. From now on, this will be supported by the new online training from the medical technology manufacturer pfm medical and the e-learning specialist IMC. Within 60 minutes users can inform themselves about the medical product law, and then receive a certificate after completing the four modules. The web-based course is...

13.10.2016

Medical technology for more normality in patients' everyday lives - Medica 2016

Innovative medical products should ensure the success of treatments and improve the quality of patients' and users’ lives . With these objectives always in mind, the family-managed medical technology manufacturer pfm medical has been developing, producing and distributing high-quality products for over 40 years. Visitors to this year's Medica will be able to gain additional insight in the comprehensive range of goods and services from 14.11. to...

10.10.2016

Long-term cystocele repair and improved quality of life

Study of TiLOOP® Total 6 confirms benefit in pelvic organ prolapse surgery Prolapse of the pelvic organs can severely reduce the quality of life of patients, not only with regard to the function of the bladder and bowel, but also in terms of their general well-being and sexuality. After just 12 months, a prospective, 36-month study showed that cystocele repair with an alloplastic mesh (TiLOOP® Total 6) enables stable reconstruction and...

05.08.2016

LimLess®: Mobile system for short- and long-term outpatient care

New infusion pump from pfm medical pfm medical has developed LimLess®, an electronic infusion pump for reliable and easy-to-use outpatient infusion therapy. The dual processor system comprising two independent processors with mutual monitoring was inspired by the aerospace industry. Equipped with two control units, the pump ensures maximum uninterrupted administration of medication. At the same, it's easy to handle thanks to its graphical...