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CHICAGO, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 2,000 clinicians from 54 countries attended the 30(th) Annual Meeting of the Academy of
LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc.
Researchers at Saarland University in Germany have developed a new type of artificial hand capable of responding with more sensitivity and precision thanks to the use of nickel titanium (nitinol) smart-wires as synthetic muscles.
Continued growth in hip replacement utilization in patients age 45 to 64, and need for revision surgeries as these patients age, could present significant challenges related to cost and access LAS
Poorer outcomes, due in part to patient comorbidities, may reflect limited access to primary care, insufficient patient-doctor communication LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
While still relatively rare, men face higher rates of complications and need for revision surgery LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While women may have their first
LAS VEGAS, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- By employing a customized, more holistic approach to total knee replacement, a new outpatient program from Zimmer Holdings, Inc.
Market Leading Implants Combine with Proprietary Robotic-Arm Technology to Transform Orthopaedics MAHWAH, N.J., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics today announced
In a peer-reviewed paper published in the American Journal of Transplantation, it is estimated that 20,000 donor hearts annually are needed to save U.S. patients dying from heart failure.
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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