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2014-03-11 16:26:25

Once Results of Studies Are Approved by the FDA, the Smaller 50cc SynCardia Heart and New Permanent Use Indication Will Triple the Number of Heart Failure Patients Who Can Get a 2nd Chance at Life TUCSON, Ariz., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent developments surrounding the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart will make the life-saving device available to three times the number of people suffering from end-stage biventricular heart failure. Over 300 SynCardia Hearts have...

Driving Simulator Used To Determine When It's Safe To Drive After Hip Replacement
2014-03-11 09:53:40

Hospital for Special Surgery Using interactive 'video game' to test reaction time, findings at Hospital for Special Surgery challenge traditional recommendation to wait 6 weeks after hip replacement before driving After hip replacement surgery, many patients are anxious to resume driving, and a new study challenges the conventional wisdom that patients should wait six weeks before getting back behind the wheel. Dr. Geoffrey Westrich, director of research, Adult Reconstruction and Joint...

2014-03-11 00:22:38

Study found 40 percent reduction in likelihood of heart attack, stroke or other "cardiovascular event" NEW ORLEANS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hip and knee replacements have long been known to reduce pain and increase mobility in persons with moderate-to-severe arthritis. A study presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) also found that total joint replacement (TJR) may reduce the risk for "cardiac events," including...

2014-03-11 00:22:36

When combined with conventional blood clot prevention therapies, statins lowered the occurrence of venous thromboembolic (VTE) events by 48 percent NEW ORLEANS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statins have long been known to lower cholesterol and, more recently, to decrease the risk of deep vein thrombosis (blood clots) in healthy, non-surgical patients. New, first-of-its-kind research presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic...

2014-03-10 08:31:15

LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN;LSE:SN), the global medical technology business, and OrthoSensor, the leader in intelligent orthopaedics, announced today an agreement that will enable surgeons to benefit from OrthoSensor's VERASENSE Sensor Assisted Surgery Technology for soft tissue balancing when implanting Smith & Nephew's JOURNEY(TM) II and LEGION(TM) Total Knee Systems. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131030/CL06769LOGO VERASENSE...

2014-03-10 08:30:29

Las Vegas cosmetic surgeon Dr. Samir Pancholi utilizes surgical techniques to help women achieve better breast symmetry LAS VEGAS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A desire for larger breasts is not always the primary reason why a woman chooses to have breast augmentation, says Las Vegas cosmetic surgeon Dr. Samir Pancholi. For many patients, cosmetic breast surgery is an excellent solution to help improve breast symmetry. "Perfect breast symmetry is the rare exception, not the rule,"...

2014-03-09 23:02:50

Dr. Kanani has unveiled his revolutionary method of conducting dental implants procedures that will lower the cost and it's less invasive than the conventional method. Flapless/Drill-less dental implant procedure preformed by this experienced dentist is also shortening patients's recovery time. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Dr. Kanani, a popular dentist in Woodland Hills has unveiled his revolutionary technique of inserting dental implants. Dr. Kanani’s...

2014-03-07 23:24:18

Around The Corner Dental Health Spa: Dr. Kanani, one of the top Los Angeles dentists is now offering an innovative and less invasive dental implant procedure for only $395.00. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 As one of the most renown family dentists in Woodland Hills, Dr. Kanani faces no problems when it comes to engaging and taking on new patients. However, this dentist in Woodland Hills feels that it is time to change the way the people take care of their oral health and...

2014-03-07 16:22:53

FRANKLIN, Mass., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface, Inc. (www.arthrosurface.com), a developer of less-invasive joint restoration systems, received FDA Clearance for its new ToeMotion(TM) Total Toe Restoration System, which it will launch at the AAOS meeting in New Orleans next week. Using its patented and proven fixation technology, the ToeMotion(TM) system consists of a Metatarsal based HemiCAP(®) implant and a new inlay metal baseplate with a poly insert for the...

2014-03-07 08:26:22

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 7, 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 Barclays Global Healthcare Conference at 10:15 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. The conference is being held March 11-13 at Loews Miami Hotel. A live webcast of...


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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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