The SMTL is also able to work with manufacturers to resolve problems.
Mrs Griffiths visited the SMTL last month, in the wake of the French PIP breast implant scandal.
Those implants were regulated and licensed by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), but Mrs Griffiths believes the SMTL could play a key role in ensuring patient safety from medical devices in the future.
The company's stock trades on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol SMTL
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