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2014-07-02 23:12:40

Stryker Hip Lawsuits Alleging Metallosis and Revision Surgery Will Move Forward As Judge Schedules Two Bellwether Trials Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC are reporting that the first two bellwether trials in the Stryker hip lawsuit litigation have been scheduled in Bergen County Superior Court in New Jersey. Judge Brian R. Martinotti, the presiding judge over the Stryker Hip Lawsuit litigation, scheduled the...

2014-07-02 16:24:45

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today that it has acquired Apica Cardiovascular Limited ("Apica") for an upfront cash payment of $35 million and potential future clinical and sales milestones of up to $40 million. As part of the agreement, the Apica team based at facilities in Ireland and the United States will...

2014-07-02 12:28:55

Dentists Will Switch Back to Purchasing Premium Brands as the Economy Recovers, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the North American and European markets for dental implants will expand through 2022 to reach a combined value of nearly $4.2 billion. While the North American market will continue to experience stronger growth, the European market will remain negatively affected by economic...

2014-07-02 08:27:52

COMMACK, N.Y., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a great honor for Avery Biomedical Devices, Inc. (ABD) to announce the appointment of the world-renowned Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgeon, Mark E Ginsburg, M.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Ginsburg, with over 34 years of experience, is currently practicing at two facilities: NY Presbyterian Hospital and Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Dr. Ginsburg has been implanting the Avery Breathing Pacemaker since the late 1980's...

2014-07-01 23:07:26

New Issue of Inclusive Magazine, the Multimedia Publication of Glidewell Laboratories Focused on Implant Dentistry, Now Available in Print and Online Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Glidewell Laboratories, industry-leading provider of dental laboratory products and services, announced today that the latest issue of Inclusive™ magazine, its multimedia publication focused on implant dentistry, is now available in print and across multiple digital platforms. The digital...

2014-07-01 16:29:47

LONDON and NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.abmrg.com/India-Coronary-Stent-Market---Potential-and-Growth-Forecast-to-2019.html The coronary stent market in India was valued around $450 million in 2012 and it has grown at an impressive rate of 22% (2005-2012) backed by a rise in PCIs (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) which is resulted from a surge in cardiovascular disease (CVD), an improvement in healthcare infrastructure and services and an increase...

2014-07-01 08:30:53

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is urging all DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipients who have already had a surgery to replace this specific type of hip implant device, or a revision surgery has been scheduled, to call them immediately at 866-714-6466 if they do not have an attorney representing them, because it is only these types of people who will receive compensation, according to court records. http://USDrugWatchdog.com (Logo:...

2014-06-30 23:16:16

Oxnard dentist Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland Hills and Oxnard, Calif. has returned from speaking to a group of young dentists in his native England. Dr. Jivraj spoke to about 150 members of the London vocational training scheme on June 27 at the London Dental Study Club on aesthetic and implant dentistry, and he offered tips on building a career. Oxnard, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Oxnard dentist Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland...

2014-06-30 08:31:17

The Virage System features the 360° Omnidirectional Extreme-Angle Screw allowing for 112° of conical range of motion, designed to simplify rod alignment and minimize operating time. MINNEAPOLIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Spine, Inc., a global leader in spine innovation, today announced the U.S. market launch of the Virage OCT Spinal Fixation System, an Occipital-Cervico-Thoracic (OCT) spinal fixation system that will change surgeons' perspective on posterior fixation....

2014-06-30 08:31:08

Renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Rian A. Maercks, the innovator and founder of The Maercks Institute Miami, announced New York State licensure and plans to expand his practice with The Maercks Institute NYC MIAMI, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rian A. Maercks, internationally renowned plastic surgeon, officially announced plans to develop an extended practice in New York City after obtaining New York licensure. Dr. Maercks' international clientele and New York patient base have long...

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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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