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2014-03-13 23:29:08

Program envisions enabling remote robotic-assisted PCI for patients in rural areas. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Corindus Vascular Robotics (http://www.corindus.com/), a leading developer of precision vascular robotics and provider of the CorPath Vascular Robotic System, today announced a partnership with Sanford Health and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to launch a feasibility investigation for a remote robotics program. For many patients living in rural areas,...

2014-03-13 23:28:09

Top Los Angeles Dentist Dr. Kanani DDS. and Around The Corner Dental Health Spa are announcing new package deals as their way of showing appreciation for all mothers out there! Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 With Mother's Day approaching fast most people are looking to find a way to make their mother smile and what way better than a brightened smile by getting her a Zoom teeth whitening session? A renowned Los Angeles Dentist Dr. Kanani is now offering Zoom teeth...

2014-03-13 23:27:54

The in-house laboratory in the expanded New Albany cosmetic dental clinic of Dr. Ronald Receveur is up and running. Dr. Receveur, a New Albany dentist, opened the 1,200-square foot lab in January in his office in the Southern Indiana town of New Albany, across the Ohio River from Louisville, Ky. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The in-house laboratory in the expanded New Albany cosmetic dental clinic of Dr. Ronald Receveur is up and running. Dr. Receveur, a New Albany dentist, opened...

2014-03-13 12:29:08

Findings from large study of hip and knee surgical site infections published in The Journal of Arthroplasty GREENSBORO, N.C., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A large study of infections following knee and hip replacement surgery found that the use of AQUACEL(®) Ag SURGICAL cover dressing reduced post-operative joint infections by 76 percent, which study investigators estimate could save the U.S. healthcare system $375 million annually. Study results were published in The Journal of...

2014-03-12 23:24:45

Steven W. Meier, MD, explains the recent findings that shoulder arthroplasty, or replacement, can help treat patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 A study published recently in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery shows that shoulder replacement surgery is an effective option for reducing pain and improving range of motion in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers conducting the study found that pain decreased from moderate or...

2014-03-13 00:24:17

Higher readmission rate for same-day joint replacement surgery; appropriate patient selection is key NEW ORLEANS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the effectiveness of anesthesia, pain management and rehabilitation continues to improve, more orthopaedic procedures are being done on an outpatient basis. In a new research study presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), same-day total joint replacement (TJR) patient outcomes...

2014-03-12 23:04:05

Most Advanced In-Network Dentist in the DFW Area Southlake, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The top dentist in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Dr. Ravi Doctor, is now accepting most major PPO plans for patient treatment. The practice specializes in cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, general dentistry and IV/Oral sedation dentistry options with an in house Anesthesiologist. Dr. Doctor’s extensive experience in dental implants in the DFW area has garnered trust and respect from the local...

2014-03-12 20:24:27

Newest Bare Metal Stent Technology Features Advanced Architecture and Provides Physicians with Enhanced Treatment Option for Patients NATICK, Mass., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to advance leading stent technology, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received CE Mark approval for the REBEL(TM) Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System, the company's latest generation bare metal stent for the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). Developed to expand the...

2014-03-12 08:31:47

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, announces the launch of the JOURNEY(TM) II Cruciate Retaining (CR) knee replacement at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) meeting in New Orleans today. The new implant extends the JOURNEY II Total Knee System to procedures that preserve the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), which accounts for approximately half of all knee replacement procedures....

2014-03-11 23:30:28

Dr. Ron Receveur, who offers Louisville cosmetic dentistry services across the Ohio River in the Southern Indiana town of New Albany, has added Strickland Facelift Dentures™ to his family dentist office. This new technique creates natural-looking, beautiful dentures with increased stability and comfort to denture wearers through a sophisticated process that pays careful attention to the patient’s unique physiology. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 One of the worst things for...


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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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