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2014-09-09 23:00:49

Dr. Ira Guttentag first orthopaedic surgeon in Tampa Bay and one of two in the state to be selected as early evaluator of Vanguard XP Preserving Knee replacement surgery, performed only at Florida Hospital Tampa. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Dr. Ira Guttentag is the first orthopaedic surgeon in Tampa Bay and one of two in the state to be selected as early evaluator of Vanguard XP Preserving Knee replacement surgery, performed only at Florida Hospital Tampa. Traditional knee replacement...

2014-09-09 16:26:44

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 9, 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 it has begun to enroll patients in the HeartMate III(TM) U.S. clinical trial. "We are excited to continue our recent pipeline progress with the start of the U.S. clinical trial for HeartMate III," said Gary F. Burbach, President and Chief Executive Officer....

2014-09-09 16:26:00

Over one million New York City adults are currently impacted by hearing loss and for many of them, hearing aids are not enough(1) CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today a regional awareness program designed to inform New York City residents about advanced treatments for hearing loss, a growing issue affecting nearly one in six New York City adults.(1) Logo -...

2014-09-08 23:01:56

The Firm is representing numerous clients in Stryker hip lawsuits filed after the 2012 Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stem Recall. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 As Stryker hip lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/hip-replacement/stryker/lawsuit/) filed in the wake of the 2012 recall of Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a coalition of public interest and healthcare organizations is urging the...

2014-09-08 12:25:38

International Manufacturers Will Face Strong Competition From Established Local Companies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that dental procedure volumes will see strong expansion as the population ages and as awareness of these treatments increases. Historically, implantology training has been low in this region. As international manufacturers increasingly vie for share with local companies...

2014-09-06 23:01:35

The Firm is representing numerous Pinnacle hip replacement clients who were allegedly harmed by a metal-on-metal version of the hip replacement system. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Testimony has begun in the first federal bellwether trial of a DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement lawsuit (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/ ), Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a report from Bloomberg News, much of the proceeding on Thursday focused on internal company documents,...

2014-09-06 23:01:17

Patient interest in dental implants is on the rise the world over, therefore dentists should be competent to offer this treatment as part of a comprehensive care package to their patients. (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Dr. Shelly Akazany, MIS Implants Technologies Ltd. Training Manager strongly believes that integrating implantology skills into dental practices is a must and that an investment in implant training ensures continued long-term rewards for both doctors and their patients. To...

2014-09-05 23:03:10

The results of the first bellwether trial is expected to provide valuable information concerning the direction of litigation involving the DePuy Pinnacle Metal Hip Replacement Device. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit is facing its first bellwether trial over its Pinnacle hip device. The...

2014-09-05 20:21:09

Costa Rican team has developed one-of-a-kind technology in the market for breast implants. SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a visit to the medical device manufacturing plant of the company Establishment Labs in Coyol de Alajuela, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis, accompanied by the general director of the Costa Rican Development Initiatives Coalition (CINDE), Gabriela Llobet, were able to observe how Costa Rica's talent has become part of the...

2014-09-04 23:05:46

iData Research transcatheter cardiovascular therapeutics global survey results revealed dramatic differences between geographical regions in drug-coated balloon usage trends. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 According to a recent transcatheter cardiovascular therapeutics global survey conducted by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the majority of interventional cardiologists see limited use of drug-coated...


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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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