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2014-02-04 16:28:02

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTWR), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that CEO Doug Godshall is scheduled to present at the 2014 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference at 8:55 a.m. EST on Thursday, February 13, 2014. The conference is being held February 12-13 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York...

2013-11-18 23:21:48

New Study Results Presented at AHA Scientific Sessions 2013 Show a Single Dose of Stem Cell Therapy During Surgery May Improve New LVAD Patients’ Heart Function New York, New York (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 A multicenter team of researchers within the NIH-funded Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN), led by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, have found end-stage heart failure patients who receive a surgically implanted left ventricular assist device (LVAD) heart pump may...

2013-10-17 23:28:38

Global LVAD Market Report: 2013 Edition and Robotic Surgery Market Report: 2013 Edition are the new research reports available with MarketReportsOnline.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 LVADs are the mechanical devices which are implanted into the abdomen or chest and attached to a weakened heart to help it pump. LVADs are now sometimes used as an alternative to transplantation. LVAD is suitable for bridge-to-transplant market, which extends the patient’s life until a suitable...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.