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2014-09-16 23:15:28

New Albany dental expert Dr. Ronald Receveur is offering the 90 million chronic bad breath sufferers in this country eight tips on serious issues that may be causing their problem. Dr. Receveur, a noted Louisville family cosmetic dentist said food is the number one reason for halitosis, but people shouldn’t assume it is the reason for bad breath that never seems to go away. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 New Albany dental expert Dr. Ronald Receveur is offering the 90 million...

2014-09-16 23:04:08

Former Major League Baseball relief pitcher Kent Tekulve is recovering well today after undergoing successful heart transplantation surgery at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) on Friday, September 5. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Former Major League Baseball relief pitcher Kent Tekulve is recovering well today after undergoing successful heart transplantation surgery at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) on Friday, September 5. Mr. Tekulve, who spent most of his 16-year baseball...

2014-09-16 23:02:57

The Firm is representing numerous DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit clients who suffered metallosis, chronic pain, premature device failure, and other serious complications, allegedly due to a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The first federal trial of a DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/depuy-pinnacle/lawsuit) now underway in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas...

2014-09-16 12:24:58

Peer-reviewed case report says implantation of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart restores "normal biventricular circulation" to a congenital patient with only one functioning ventricle. The male patient was bridged to a donor heart 61 days later. TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgeons at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia describe in a case report the first successful use of a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t) in a 13- year-old boy with failing Fontan...

2014-09-16 08:30:50

DUBLIN, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Interlocking Intramedullary Nail Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Interlocking Intramedullary Nail Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global intramedullary nail industry The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications,...

2014-09-16 08:29:53

-- Differentiated Design Yields Excellent Tissue Healing and Sustained Safety Profile -- DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micell Technologies, Inc. today announced that three-year clinical results from the DESSOLVE I and DESSOLVE II trials of its MiStent Sirolimus Eluting Absorbable Polymer Coronary Stent System (MiStent SES(®)) were presented at the 26th Annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Conference being held in Washington, D.C., September 13-17....

2014-09-15 23:09:04

In his latest article, Dr. Bryan McIntosh answers questions that many women have regarding breast augmentation procedures—who else is getting this surgery performed and why? Are my reasons shared with others? Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Breast augmentation surgeries are often the subject of debate in our society. Speculations are made regarding who is getting breast augmentation procedures and why. At times hurtful accusations may be posed toward women that have chosen this...

2014-09-15 23:08:28

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “China PTCA Balloon Market Investment Report, 2014-2016” to its store. Inquire before buying on this report at http://www.chinamarketresearchreports.com/contacts/inquire-before-buy.php?name=114907 Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 PTCA balloon, as a indispensable medical device in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), serves not only as a delivery system for stent, but also as a device for pre-/post-stent dilatations....

2014-09-15 16:28:52

No Cases of Moderate or Severe Paravalvular Aortic Regurgitation at One Year MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from the Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) clinical trial program of the Lotus(TM) Valve System continue to demonstrate strong performance as a less invasive treatment for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are considered high risk for surgical valve replacement. Data from the REPRISE II clinical trial confirmed safety and effectiveness out to one year,...

2014-09-15 12:27:04

Platform for Robotic Total Knee Replacement in the U.S. Grows in Popularity EAST TAUNTON, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNIlife science, Inc. ("OMNI(TM)"), an established medical technology company targeting the $15 billion global hip and knee replacement device market, announces surgeons have completed over 4,000 total knee replacements in the U.S. using the OMNIPlasty(TM) technique. OMNIPlasty is a total knee replacement procedure that uses robotics, driven by the OMNI...


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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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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