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2014-03-26 23:22:56

The federal judge overseeing the Biomet Inc. metal-on-metal hip litigation recently approved a two-part settlement agreement involving two Biomet metal hip implant devices for at least $56 million. A qualified Biomet Magnum M2A implant patient must file a lawsuit by April 15, 2014 to be included in the settlement, Parker Waichman LLP Notes New York, New York (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective...

2014-03-26 23:00:33

Monroe, CT periodontist Dr. Richard Amato is proud to announce the celebration of 25 years of delivering advanced periodontal care to area patients. Through the use of advanced techniques for laser gum disease treatment, dental implant placement and cone beam technology, Dr. Amato offers state-of-the-art services in his well-established practice. Monroe, CT (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Dr. Richard Amato has been a dedicated Monroe periodontist for years with this year marking the 25th...

2014-03-26 12:29:45

LONDON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Cochlear Implants Market 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Cochlear Implants market to grow at a CAGR of 14.77 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in product customization. The Global Cochlear Implants market has also been witnessing the increase in the number of product launches and...

2014-03-25 23:00:28

Taking note of March as National Nutrition Month and the impact that diet makes on tooth and gum health, Drs. Richard Chace, Jr., Rodney F. Horvat and Scott G. Cohen are highlighting some ways that patients can strengthen their teeth in conjunction with their periodontist in Winter Park, FL. For people who have lost teeth, this may also include a dental implant procedure. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Drs. Richard Chace, Jr., Rodney F. Horvat and Scott G. Cohen encourage all...

2014-03-25 16:26:29

Thought Leaders Present Cases with Etiologies That Lead to End-Stage Biventricular Heart Failure, Including Cardiac Tumor, Transplant Rejection, Ventricular Septal Defect and Chagas Disease TUCSON, Ariz., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thought leaders in the U.S. heart transplant and mechanical device field recently detailed the best practices for a growing list of uses for the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, demonstrating how the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE...

2014-03-25 16:25:35

DUBLIN, Mar. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k8gx4n/china ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Interventional Cardiovascular Device Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) With the accelerated aging, the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in China increased year by year. According to statistics of National Health and Family Planning...

Battery-Sized, Wireless Pacemaker Was Safe And Effective In Early Testing
2014-03-25 09:39:38

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report A new small, wireless self-contained pacemaker appears safe and feasible for use in patients, according to a small study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. Although traditional pacemakers pose minimal risk, patients are still vulnerable to some short- or long-term complications, said Vivek Y. Reddy, M.D., lead author of the study and director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York...

2014-03-25 08:30:04

The now discontinued all-metal hip implant can cause tissue inflammation on joint linings and subsequent hip failure; US Drug Watchdog's toll-free line provides recipient assistance WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog says, "A study published in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery found that Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) can help identify whether an implant will need to be replaced based on the amount of tissue damage. MRIs are used to get a closer,...

2014-03-25 08:29:58

New study shows RecoveryRx® reduces pain and inflammation and accelerates healing FREDERICK, Md., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced consumer medical devices, announced today that Dr. Bartolomeo Operti MD, Chief of Anesthesia Department Day Hospital Section of Maria Adelaide Hospital and Dr. Tiziano Tealdo, Clinical Instructor at University of Genova, Valle Belbo Implant Center have completed a white paper detailing their results...

2014-03-24 08:28:53

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is urging recipients of an all metal hip implant to get a MRI examination to see if there are indication's this type of artificial hip has begun to fail, because the time to get compensated for a premature failure could come, and go for most recipients, and in the end the group fears most recipients will not get compensated. For more information recipients of an all metal hip implant are encouraged to contact to US Drug Watchdog...


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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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