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2014-07-17 23:10:05

Few people have been spared seeing the effects of cancer and cancer treatment on themselves or someone they love. Radiation and chemotherapy can take a devastating toll on the body, and Louisville dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur doesn’t want anyone to overlook the effects it has on their or their loved one’s mouth. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Few people have been spared seeing the effects of cancer and cancer treatment on themselves or someone they love. Radiation and...

2014-07-17 23:08:17

Woodland Hills permanent teeth in one day expert Dr. Saj Jivraj, founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland Hills and Oxnard, Calif., is speaking tomorrow at the Nobel Biocare World Symposium in Marina Del Rey, Calif. Dr. Jivraj will teach a master class on the permanent teeth in one day dental procedure at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 18. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Woodland Hills permanent teeth in one day expert Dr. Saj Jivraj, founder of the Anacapa Dental Art...

2014-07-17 12:27:39

Mortality rates decrease for hip and knee replacement and spinal surgeries ROSEMONT, Ill., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past decade, a greater number of patients, age 80 and older, are having elective orthopaedic surgery. A new study appearing in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that these surgeries are generally safe with mortality rates decreasing for total hip (THR) and total knee (TKR) replacement and spinal fusion surgeries, and complication rates...

2014-07-16 23:11:23

No pollution or chemical modification was detected on the MIS SEVEN implant, titanium grade 5 ELI, grade 23. From an independent research article published in The POSEIDO Journal 2014 (Volume 2): 'Identification card and codification of the chemical and morphological characteristics of 62 dental implant surfaces'. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Long-term clinical success of dental implants is dependent on a number of critical factors including implant design, bone quality and quantity,...

2014-07-16 12:27:35

Now the Freedom® portable driver is available to all clinically stable SynCardia Total Artificial Heart patients in the US so they can be discharged from the hospital to enjoy life with family while waiting for their donor hearts. TUCSON, Ariz., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom® portable driver received FDA approval on June 26, 2014 for use with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart as a bridge to transplantation in cardiac transplant candidates who are clinically...

2014-07-15 23:11:52

Most dentists do not want cost to stand between a patient and the functioning, healthy smile of his or her dreams, Louisville dental expert Dr. Ronald Receveur said. With dental implant costs as much as $20,000 per jaw, financing is a key benefit that top dentists offer, Dr. Receveur said. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Most dentists do not want cost to stand between a patient and the functioning, healthy smile of his or her dreams, Louisville dental expert Dr. Ronald Receveur...

2014-07-15 08:28:52

Strengthens Leadership Team with Addition of Experienced Medical Device Executive BOSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NSPR) ("InspireMD" or the "Company"), a leader in embolic protection systems, today announced the appointment of James Barry, Ph.D. as Chief Operating Officer. Barry, who has more than two decades of experience in the medical device industry, will be based in the Company's Boston headquarters. Dr. Barry will focus on three critical...

2014-07-14 00:20:30

First Patients Enrolled in VIRTUS Trial ST. LOUIS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VENITI, Inc., a company dedicated to providing innovative technology for the treatment of venous disease, announced that it has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to begin the VIRTUS trial of the VENITI VICI Venous Stent System. The VICI Venous Stent System was designed from inception to be compatible with the unique...

2014-07-12 23:03:43

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Purports Recipient Suffers Chronic Pain Due To Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement and Could Face Metal Poisoning Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has filed a DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit against DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, on behalf of an Ohio man who alleges that he suffers chronic pain after receiving a metal-on-metal DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement and had to undergo revision surgery four years later to...

2014-07-12 23:02:01

The Firm is representing numerous DePuy Pinnacle lawsuit clients who allegedly suffered serious complications due to a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 As DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/depuy-pinnacle/lawsuit) continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study that ties elevated metal ion levels to the failure of metal-on-metal...


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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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