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Canadian advocates call for all medical implants to be registered

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Scott McFie of Richmond, B.C., discovered that electrical wires that connected a cardiac implant device to his heart were broken, shocking him 51 times in ...

Canadian advocates call for all medical implants to be registered | CBC News

Carolyn Pullen, chief executive officer of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, says the lack of communication about medical devices is 'a big gap in our ...

That's the conversation I'm having right now with our officials. I want to make sure that information is useful to Canadians."

Tech entrepreneur Louis Roy says a registry could be built in five to 10 years, but it depends on collaboration among manufacturers, distributors, ...

In 1992, a committee of national health-care leaders recommended the creation of 'registries to identify problems with high-risk devices.

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Porter Stanley takes part in the parachute game at preschool in Onoway, Alta. (Jason Franson/Canadian Press)

Adrienne Silnicki, national director for policy and advocacy at the Canadian Health Coalition, says hearing devices are just one of many areas of Canada's ...

The family of Peter Pawlik, left, who lives in Alberta, will pay thousands for him to get a hearing device surgically implanted, while Ross Weiss, right, ...

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Porter Stanley is one of 30 people in the world to be diagnosed with Beare-Stevenson syndrome, a craniofacial disorder. (Jason Franson/Canadian Press)

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Essure is a hysteroscopically-placed tubal implant that is an alternative to surgical sterilization through tubal ligation. When this metal and PET fiber ...

Peter Pawlik, right and father George pause to take a selfie on their journey to Austria, where Peter will undergo surgery to receive a Bonebridge hearing ...

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Ross Weiss of Saskatoon had Bonebridge implant surgery in 2015 and says the improvement to his hearing has been 'a life changer.

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