Surgical Services and Medical Device Evaluation

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Surgical Services and Medical Device Evaluation 2017-07-04T10:24:14+00:00

Hernia Treatment Evaluation
With more than one million hernia repairs performed each year in the U.S., a hernia is an all-too common condition for many. A hernia occurs when an organ pushes through an opening in the muscle or tissue that holds it in place. They are most common in the abdomen, when intestines break through a weakened area in the abdominal wall.


The Surgical Services and Medical Device Evaluation (SMD) division of MPI Research is built on solid expertise and decades of experience.

Providing surgical services across all MPI Research divisions and at all points along the drug or device development pathway, it is also known for its targeted delivery expertise.

Three core service areas within this division include

MPI Research understands the challenges that its pharmaceutical and biotechnology Sponsors face in proving the safety and efficacy of their drug and device candidates. Across therapeutic areas, Sponsors rely on the advanced technology and scientific expertise as they collaborate to advance their devices and drugs to the clinic.

Despite the complex development process and the evolving regulatory environment, MPI Research stays ahead of the curve by continually developing and refining its therapeutic models. The scientists within this division have robust experience in medical device and surgical model development, and perform over 5,000 surgical procedures annually. With a dedicated staff of more than 60 experienced scientists, surgeons, and technicians, Sponsors of MPI Research can count on

  • Experience with ISO-10993 biocompatibility studies
  • Experience with a wide array of research species
  • Extensive housing capacity for small and large animals
  • Fully equipped, state-of-the-art surgical suites