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2014-10-09 12:30:04

First in Texas: Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital Team Implants Device as Part of Clinical Study DALLAS, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardiologists on the medical staff at Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital (BHVH) today implanted an investigational cardiac pacemaker the size of a multivitamin. The first implantable pacemakers, developed in the late-1950s, were nearer the size of a transistor radio. Cardiologists on the BHVH medical staff implanted...

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2014-10-09 07:37:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Science fiction has predicted that someday we would have prosthetic limbs and appliances that would be controllable by the mind, but until now, that hasn’t become a reality. A new study from Chalmers University of Technology and Sahlgrenska University Hospital has demonstrated the clinical reality of robotic prostheses being controlled by neuromuscular interfaces. A Swedish patient whose arm had been amputated received the first...

2014-10-08 23:11:57

Wright & Schulte LLC Files Another Metal-On-Metal Hip Lawsuit Purporting DePuy Knew About Hip Failure Before The Woman Had Her Pinnacle Hip Implant. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The attorneys at Wright and Schulte LLC have filed another DePuy Pinnacle Hip lawsuit on behalf of a woman who alleges the hip implant she received nine years ago failed due to the defective design of the medical device. The metal-on-metal hip lawsuit further states that she had the DePuy Pinnacle hip...

2014-10-08 23:03:42

The North American Trauma Fixation Devices market is anticipated to spur, due to rapidly aging population and increasing incidences of osteoporosis http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-trauma-fixation-devices-2735087626.html (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The North American trauma fixation devices report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The trauma fixation devices market in North America is estimated to grow to...

2014-10-08 23:01:25

MarketOptimizer.org adds “MediPoint Aortic Stent Grafts – Global Analysis and Market Forecasts” to its store. This report focuses on the aortic stent graft implant market for abdominal and thoracic aneurysms. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Aortic stent grafts are most commonly used to reinforce a weak spot in an artery, which is known as an aneurysm. The stent grafts are designed to seal tightly with the patient’s native artery above and below the aneurysm, and are used to...

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...


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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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