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2014-03-17 08:29:50

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog says, "We fear tens of thousands of DePuy Pinnacle all metal hip implant recipients could get left holding the bag for costly replacement surgery, if they do not get proactive and make certain their all metal hip implant is not showing signs of a premature failure. As we would like to explain with one call to 866-714-6466 we now believe an MRI might be the best way to detect issues with this specific type of all metal hip...

2014-03-15 23:03:49

Dr. William Dougherty is recognizing National Nutrition Month during March by raising patient awareness of dietary changes that can strengthen teeth and reduce the likelihood of tooth loss. Although Dr. Dougherty advocates preventive care, he can also provide patients with dental implants in Falls Church, VA, to replace any teeth that have been lost. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 During National Nutrition Month this March, Dr. William Dougherty is raising patient awareness of...

2014-03-15 23:03:17

The new MIS ratchet wrench, one of the simplest on the market, is designed as a universal tool for placing and adjusting dental implant abutments and screws for a wide range of sizes. Minden, Germany (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 This lightweight, durable ratchet wrench features a sleek mono-block design, with no lever, complex contours or mechanical components that would require dis-assembly and re-assembly. Elad Ginat, Products Manager at MIS Implants explains: “It’s a real time-saving...

2014-03-15 23:01:23

The Firm is evaluating Wright hip lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered painful and debilitating complications allegedly due to Wright Profemur hip replacements, as well as Wright Conserve hip implants. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Wright hip lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/wright-profemur-hip-replacement) involving the Profemur Hip Replacement System continue to mount in courts throughout the U.S. and elsewhere, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2014-03-14 23:23:31

On March 7, a Nova Scotia man was certified as lead plaintiff in a Class Action lawsuit on Wright Hip replacements. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Wright Hip Implant serious complications. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website recently and now, can actively...

2014-03-14 12:28:54

Specialists and generalists practicing implant dentistry came together from 45 countries to share best practices, coordinate optimal patient care CHICAGO, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 clinicians attended the 29(th) Annual Meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO), which took place from March 6-8 in Seattle. With the theme of "Real Problems, Real Solutions", the event featured presentations from internationally renowned speakers offering their experience and...

2014-03-14 12:28:23

First implant took place in France, at the Nouvelles Cliniques Nantaises in Nantes NATICK, Massachusetts, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces CE Mark approval and European market launch of the INGEVITY(TM) family of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compatible pacing leads. Pacing leads are insulated wires that connect an implantable pacemaker to the heart for treatment of bradycardia, a condition in which the heart beats too...

2014-03-14 08:27:35

New study to measure patient outcomes following non-surgical autologous stem cell procedures for treatment of the common degenerative condition DENVER, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regenerative Sciences, Inc., a company dedicated to advancing orthopedic care through non-surgical adult stem cell procedures, today announced the start of a new clinical research study on the use of autologous stem cells for treating knee osteoarthritis. Photo -...

2014-03-14 08:27:31

The US Drug Watchdog is a valuable resource for patients who may require revision surgery to replace faulty metal-on-metal hip implants WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is urging anyone who has received a DePuy Pinnacle all metal hip implant to contact their toll-free number 866-714-6466 as soon as possible. As the group would like to explain recipients of this type of hip implant, which have been discontinued due to high failure rates, may be able...

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,...


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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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