The Federal Cabinet decided the introduction of a national register for implants. Thus, the safety for patient should be increased. Implants can cause problems in the body.
For more safety and quality for implants, a nationwide state Register is to be established. The provides a draft by Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn. The Cabinet has brought the draft now on the way.
"as a result, we know in the future who has which implant," explained Spahn. "If we find problems with a product, we can then check quickly whether there are similar cases and in case of doubt, patients warn."
Through the scientific evaluation of the collected data, such as, for example, the lifetime of implants in the body, to draw conclusions on the quality of the medical products and the quality of implanted institutions will be possible.2021 will be Furnished covered implants
the database of the German Institute for Medical documentation and Information by the Federal Ministry. Expected to be available from mid-2021 the hip joint and knee - joint replacements and breast implants should be able to as the first implants.
by 2021, among other things, knee-Endprothesen should be recorded.
The Robert Koch Institute should set up an independent Trust, which provides all of the personal data with a Pseudonym.