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2014-10-08 16:27:33

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center Identify Adverse Effects of Disruption of Pcp4 Gene NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardiovascular scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have identified in mouse models a protein known as Pcp4 as a regulator of the heart's rhythm. Additionally, when the Pcp4 gene is disrupted, it can cause ventricular arrhythmias. Results from this animal study were released online Oct. 8 in the peer-reviewed publication, The Journal of...

2014-10-08 12:28:07

"Recapturable" heart valve tested as alternative to open heart surgery ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center is one of the first hospitals in the country to implant Medtronic's new investigational device during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). The CoreValve(®) Evolut((TM)) R System is being studied in patients with severe aortic stenosis who are considered at high or extreme risk for open...

2014-10-08 12:27:56

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is tremendous excitement about the new generation of Silicone breast implants known as Cohesive gel implants also nicknamed "Gummy Bear" implants. They are now being offered by all the major three companies that manufacture implants: Sientra, Mentor CPG implants and Allergan .410 Implants. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149307 Most patients are shocked when they learn that a physician does not have to be certified by the...

New Implantable Device Can Slow And Reverse Heart Failure: Study
2014-10-08 03:53:41

[ Watch The Video: New Device Can Slow, Reverse Heart Failure ] Provided by Ohio State University A new, implantable device to control heart failure is showing promising results in the first trial to determine safety and effectiveness in patients, according to lead researcher Dr. William Abraham of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Results of the study are published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology Heart Failure. "Heart failure is one of the...

2014-10-08 08:28:08

Randy Shepherd, the first person without a human heart to complete the 4.2-mile Pat's Run course, was able to exercise and get stronger while he waited for his heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Randy Shepherd, an Arizona resident nicknamed the "tin man," has received a donor heart transplant after 15 months of support from the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. He was transplanted September 15, 2014, by Dr. Zain Khalpey, MD, PhD, director of the Mechanical...

2014-10-07 23:04:13

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company, debuted its KneeAlign® technology today in the United Kingdom at the London Knee Meeting, kicking off plans to expand into the UK Market. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company, debuted its KneeAlign® technology today in the United Kingdom at the London Knee Meeting. KneeAlign provides both tibial and femoral navigation in a simple,...

2014-10-06 23:04:28

According to a new iData Research report the overdenture market worth US$2 billion is projected to be seen in Europe by 2020. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the collective U.S. and European market for overdenture s is expected to see exciting growth. This market was valued at more than US$1.6 billion in 2013. And by just 2017, in-depth...

2014-10-06 23:01:29

The Firm is representing numerous plaintiffs in DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits, all of whom were allegedly injured by a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System New York, New York (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Jurors weighing arguments in the first federal trial of a DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/depuy-pinnacle/lawsuit) can be told about other claims pending in the federal multidistrict litigation underway in Texas, Bernstein Liebhard LLP...

2014-10-06 16:27:44

PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, announced today that Niamh Pellegrini has joined Thoratec in the new role of President, North America. This new position at Thoratec encompasses responsibility for all commercial operations within North America. Ms. Pellegrini has over twenty-five years of experience in the...

2014-10-06 12:25:46

Nobel Biocare Continues to Focus on Premium Implants, While Straumann Is Strengthening Its Value Brand Portfolio, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the global dental implant market is becoming increasingly top-heavy as a result of a number of recent acquisitions. DENTSPLY International started this trend with the acquisition of Astra Tech, which was later combined with its own dental implant...


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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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