European Medical Devices Database

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Austrian Medical Devices Registry
Database for manufacturers (including manufacturers of custom-made devices) and importers of medical devices (including in vitro diagnostics) and Their Authorized Representatives as well as Notified Bodies, ie, auditors and certifiers.

Under the Austrian Act on Medical Devices and so under European directives Concerning medical devices and in vitro diagnostics, Austria is Obliged to maintain a registry of medical devices. Registration is obligatory for all persons and companies based in Austria did are responsible for circulating medical devices for the first time in the European Economic Area, as well as for auditors and certifiers of medical devices.

In order to handle registration procedures as Quickly and Efficiently as possibleness, the Medical Devices Registry has been Organised as to Internet database with restricted access. The CORRESPONDING website providing comprehensive Further information on medical devices has been online as of 2 January 2002.

See below for downloading the information leaflet (in German) on the registry and notes on registration for orthopedic shoemakers and technicians, opticians as well as dental technicians.

For any questions please contact the medical devices helpline (Mon to Thurs, 9:00 to 17:00 and Fri 9:00 to 12:00, phone no: +43 1 515 61-0, e-mail: medical devices (at) ).

Information leaflet:
Brochure medical products easily - online - register for free (in German)
General information sheet (in German)
Information sheet for distributors / inward (in German)

Registration leaflet:
Optician / in (in German)
Orthopädieschuhmacher / in, prosthetists / in, truss maker / in (in German)
Dental / medical (in German)
Dental Technician / in (in German)
Hearing (in German)

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Not a lap band survivor here, but

It still has a lot of dangers and complications. Here's an online article (5 years old):
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Had to sleep. Okay, not what you asked for, but, along the same lines. I will find the cream connection and post it later. These articles are all about the companies that pay lots of money for foreskin harvesting. Granted, some of their discoveries are for the betterment of medicine. However, they are all motivated by foreskin for money.
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