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2014-06-05 23:16:07

On April 1, the FDA announced that the previous recall of HeartMate II LVAS Pocket System Controller, by Thoratec Corporation, was classified as Class I. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for HeartMate II LVAS Pocket...

2014-06-05 13:31:08

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Knee replacement surgeries far outpace hip replacement surgeries over past 20 years The number of total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, while the number of total hip replacements (THR) doubled during the same time period. A study appearing in the June Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that an increase in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the U.S. accounted for 95 percent of the...

2014-06-05 12:30:13

DALLAS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "North American Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market by Angioplasty Balloon (Plain/Old, Cutting), Stent (Bioabsorbable, Drug-Eluting), Catheter (IVUS, OCT), IVC Filter (Retrievable), Endovascular Stent Graft - Forecast to 2018" by MarketsandMarkets, analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the U.S. and Canada. Browse 108 market data tables and 24 figures...

2014-06-05 12:30:01

The Competitive Landscape Will Be Significantly Impacted by Zimmer's Acquisition of Biomet, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States large-joint reconstructive implant market will grow to a value of $8.8 billion in 2022, primarily as a result of the aging population because the elderly are most at risk of developing severe osteoarthritis. Market growth will, however, be dampened by...

2014-06-04 16:23:13

Knee replacement surgeries far outpace hip replacement surgeries over past 20 years ROSEMONT, Ill., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, while the number of total hip replacements (THR) doubled during the same time period. A study appearing in the June Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that an increase in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the U.S. accounted for 95 percent of...

2014-06-04 14:55:45

The JAMA Network Journals An examination of the benefit of preventive placement of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) in patients with a less severe level of heart failure, a group not well represented in clinical trials, finds significantly better survival at three years than that of similar patients with no ICD, according to a study in the June 4 issue of JAMA. Although clinical trials have established the ICD as the best currently available therapy to prevent sudden...

2014-06-04 14:50:47

Duke University Medical Center Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are associated with improved survival among heart failure patients whose left ventricles only pump 30 to 35 percent of blood out of the heart with each contraction, according to a study from the Duke Clinical Research Institute. The findings, published in the June 4 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, support existing recommendations to implant ICDs in patients with a left ventricular...

2014-06-04 08:32:37

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Market for Peripheral Vascular Devices and Accessorieshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/u_s_market_peripheral_vascular_devices_accessories.html By 2020, the U.S. market for peripheral vascular devices will be worth over $6 billion.The peripheral vascular device market includes stents, percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) balloon catheters, atherectomy...

2014-06-04 08:32:22

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Market for Dental Imaging Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/u_s_market_dental_imaging_devices.html A rapidly rising number of GPs offering implant treatment continues to drive the dental implant and final abutment market towards historic growth rates.In 2012, the total U.S. market for dental implants and final abutments was valued at nearly $979 million....

2014-06-04 08:32:01

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Canadian Market for Dental Prosthetics and CAD/CAM Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/dental/canadian_market_dental_prosthetics_cad_cam_devices.html In 2012, the Canadian market for dental prosthetics was valued at nearly $2.4 billion and is expected to grow over the forecast period.The Canadian market for dental prosthetics includes crowns, bridges, inlays and onlays,...


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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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