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The litigation brought over the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary’s all-metal hip device continues to proceed with an Order for an open court conference. Port
As his heart disease worsened, Californian Steve Williams feared he would die in his sleep.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.
TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc.
Ruling Gives Plaintiffs in DePuy ASR Hip Recall Lawsuits Until January 31st To Whether To Continue Litigation Or Dismiss Their Hip Lawsuit Columbus, OH (PRWEB)
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is one of a select group of medical centers participating in a clinical trial of a new device for advanced heart failure patients,
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty to lead the way with double-digit annual growth, driving expansion in U.S. and international markets HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Jan.
INNSBRUCK, Austria, January 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cross reference: Picture is available at epa european pressphoto agency (http://www.epa.eu) and http://www.presseportal.de/pm/62623
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,...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.