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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...

2014-09-04 23:02:54

Memorial Regional Hospital is only one of two Ventricular Assisted Device programs now serving the South Florida community. Hollywood, Fl (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Memorial Regional Hospital, a leading provider of adult cardiac services in Florida, recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its ventricular assist device (VAD) destination therapy program, offered through its Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute. Memorial Regional Hospital is the first hospital...

2014-09-04 23:02:06

The Firm is representing numerous clients in DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits who allegedly suffered serious complications associated with a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The first federal trial of a DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) is now moving forward in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. During opening statements yesterday, a...

2014-09-03 23:08:03

The New Jersey plastic surgeon establishes the importance of Puregraft technology. Highland Park, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Dr. Mark Glasgold is pleased to announce his recently authored study, evaluating the use of Puregraft autologous fat grafting systems. The peer-reviewed paper was published in the July 2014 edition of Aesthetic Surgery Journal. Notable co-authors of the report include Dr. David J. Gerth, Dr. Bethany King, Dr. Lesley Rabach, and Dr. Robert A. Glasgold. The...

2014-09-03 23:02:52

First Bellwether Trial of DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Will Serve as Test Case to Gauge Strength of Plaintiffs’ Claims, Provide Clues to Juror Rulings in Similar Metal-on-Metal Hip Lawsuits Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The first of several thousand DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement lawsuits went to trial in Texas federal court this week, Wright & Schulte LLC reports. According to the Firm, this first bellwether trial is intended to serve as a...

2014-09-03 08:32:39

O'Hara lost two siblings to genetic heart failure when he faced dying of the same condition. The SynCardia Heart implant bridged him to a matching donor heart transplant. Today, Pat is doing great. TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the help of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, Patrick "Pat" O'Hara was bridged to a donor heart transplant and beat genetic heart failure that claimed the lives of two siblings and caused a third to have a heart attack....

2014-09-02 23:02:25

The Firm is representing numerous Pinnacle hip lawsuit clients who were allegedly harmed by a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The first trial involving a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/depuy-pinnacle-hip-implant/) will soon get underway, as jury selection begins today in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Bernstein Liebhard...

2014-09-02 12:28:44

DRAPER, Utah, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ortho Development® Corporation (ODEV) has received FDA clearance for the Alpine(TM) Hip Stem, the latest addition to its growing hip replacement product line. The Alpine Hip Stem is intended for use in total hip arthroplasty and hemiarthroplasty procedures. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140830/141676 Alpine was developed based on the clinically-proven, conical tapered hip stem philosophy. ODEV's engineers worked...

Batteryless Cardiac Pacemaker Powered By Heart Motion
2014-09-02 03:59:00

European Society of Cardiology A new batteryless cardiac pacemaker based on an automatic wristwatch and powered by heart motion was presented at ESC Congress 2014 today by Adrian Zurbuchen from Switzerland. The prototype device does not require battery replacement. Mr Zurbuchen, a PhD candidate in the Cardiovascular Engineering Group at ARTORG, University of Bern, Switzerland, said: "Batteries are a limiting factor in today's medical implants. Once they reach a critically low energy...

2014-08-29 23:05:15

Dr. Kevin Sands, dental implants expert in Los Angeles, now offers mini implants for replacing lost teeth. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Los Angeles dental implants expert, Kevin Sands DDS, is now offering mini implants to area patients. With this treatment, patients can have their teeth replaced permanently without worries of long-term teeth shifting and loss of appearance. Although mini implants feature the same dependability associated with full-size dental implants, their...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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