implantation implantation  /ɪm plæn ˈteɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals
  2. (n) the act of planting or setting in the ground
  3. (n) a surgical procedure that places something in the human body

Usage(s):

  1. Scientists attribute the implantation rates of GIFT to the way in which the fertilized embryo enters the uterus.
  2. The institute agreed to release the cells to the Yorks for implantation on the West Coast if it would not be held responsible for what happens when it surrenders custody.

News

  1. International Guidance on Devices for Head and Body Pain

    The first set of recommendations about patient selection and appropriateness for implantation of "digital drugs" to manage chronic pain are devised to deliver better care and reduce complications using neuromodulation therapies, an expanding and evolving treatment that interfaces with nerves.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Newswise

  2. Vaginal Mesh Prolapse and Incontinence Lawsuits Making Headway

    Two years ago the FDA announced that there was no evidence that transvaginal mesh provides any benefits when compared to traditional surgery. Unfortunately according to medical studies, transvaginal mesh procedure and device implantation has a risk of serious complications. The FDA issued warnings about the safety of surgical mesh for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and female stress urinary ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Injury Board

  3. New Jersey Mirena IUD Lawsuit Consolidation Moving Along, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports

    The firm is actively filing Mirena IUD lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly suffered serious Mirena side effects as a result of implantation of the device. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/mirena-iud-lawsuit/mirena-side-effects/prweb10819474.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. She reports that Romney, while addressing the National Right to Life committee , said, "I fought to define life as beginning at contraception rather than at the time of implantation ."
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: RH Reality Check (blog)

  2. "During the first month after myocardial infarction, in an optimally treated high-risk patient population, ICD implantation does not offer a survival benefit," study author Dr. Gerhard Steinbeck, a paid adviser to Medtronic, said in a slide...
    on Mar 31, 2009 By: John Steinbeck Source: Reuters

  3. "I have said on several occasions ...... that it is the moment for the Israelis to make some gestures that would show that peace is possible - including a freeze on the implantation of colonies," Sarkozy said.
    on Dec 30, 2007 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: International Herald Tribune

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