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2014-07-03 23:03:47

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Prosthetic Heart Valves.

2014-06-30 12:32:42

-- Results Validate "D" Shape Staple Used in Cardica's MicroCutter XCHANGE® 30 Enables 5-Millimeter and Potentially 3-Millimeter Surgical Stapler -- REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 30,

2014-06-17 12:29:40

Advances Highest Quality Cardiovascular Care BROWNS MILLS, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph P.

2014-06-17 12:29:25

IRVINGTON, N.Y., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abyrx(TM), Inc., a privately?held specialty biosurgical products company, today announced it has partnered with Unify Surgical to significantly

2014-06-17 08:30:12

Veteran Medical Device Executive To Lead Transcatheter Valve Company Through Clinical Trial Phase MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HLT, Inc., a medical device company

2014-06-16 20:21:59

FDA Approval Includes High-Risk and Inoperable Indications, Transfemoral and Alternative Access Systems IRVINE, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

2014-06-11 12:26:13

HOUSTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has again been recognized as a national leader in cardiology and heart surgery among pediatric hospitals by U.S.

2014-06-05 00:21:14

NATICK, Mass., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has initiated the RESPOND Post Market Registry to assess real world performance of the Lotus(TM) Valve System.

2014-05-27 12:30:37

PinnacleHealth Among Top Hospitals in United States to Offer Breakthrough Device for Patients with Mitral Valve Disease HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --


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2010-10-14 16:46:25

The artificial heart, a mechanical heart replacement, is typically used in order to bridge the time to heart transplant or to replace the heart in case a transplant is impossible. Often ventricular assist devices are confused with mechanical hearts because the assist the heart through pumps. They are also different from a cardiopulmonary bypass machine which is an external device used to provide the function of the heart and lungs. CPBs are usually only used for a few hours at a time,...

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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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