The gynaecologist confirmed: the procedure was a success. Mirjana Rajh was done in ten minutes. It was actually not painful, and she really was up and running in no time. Just like she was told. She did not expect any issues.
Medical devices concern everyone, yet no one really cares about them. Certainly not as much as about medicines. In the framework of a global investigation project the Implant Files, we found that the regulation of medical devices in Europe – and in Slovenia – is largely inadequate and full of loopholes.
Anuška Delić, Maja Čakarić, Oštro editorial board, ICIJ
In a month, on 1 January 2019, the National Arthroplasty Registry – which contains data on all artificial hips, knees, shoulders, and other joints implanted in Slovenian patients – will be up and running. But it will not contain any data. Most Slovenian hospitals keep it on paper.
Anuška Delić, Maja Čakarić, Oštro editorial board
The baclofen pump implanted under Blaž’s skin stopped working twice in five years, both times due to corrosion. Both times, the staff at the University Rehabilitation Institute Soča managed to save his life. SynchroMed II pumps have been the subject of numerous recalls, adverse events, court orders, and lawsuits. They also already killed.
Chairman of a large Chinese company Ningbo Menovo Pharmaceutical allegedly provided a faulty passport copy with which Mossack Fonseca's Chinese office registered five companies in the name of a Slovenian government agency inspector.
A second leak of internal documents reveals the panic and chaos that marked the beginning of the end of the “Panama Papers” firm.
Will Fitzgibbon and Ben Hallman, ICIJ
Two years after the Panama Papers rocked the offshore financial system, a fresh document leak from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca reveals new financial details about an array of global elites, including soccer superstar Lionel Messi, the family of the Argentine president, and a former senior Kuwaiti official convicted of looting his country’s social security system.
Will Fitzgibbon, Ryan Chittum (ICIJ)
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