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2014-11-03 08:33:35

Hospital Adoption of Advanced Wound Dressing Leads to Substantial Clinical and Cost Benefits GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov.

2012-02-28 21:52:57

A two-year effort to prevent infections in children healing from cardiac surgery reduced sternum infections by 61 percent, a San Antonio researcher announced at the Cardiology 2012 conference Feb. 23 in Orlando, Fla.

2009-03-31 08:23:33

Children who undergo surgical repair of complex heart defects have a good prognosis these days. More than 90 percent survive the operation.

2008-08-06 15:00:56

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- KLS Martin LP, a medical device company specializing in craniomaxillofacial and sternal fixation, announced today the implantation of the Sternal Talon(R) in the 500th patient.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.