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2014-05-16 08:26:47

NUREMBERG, Germany, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prof Mark S. Humayun delivers the honorary lecture: With Argus(R) II, retinal prostheses are a reality, outlining best achieved vision in 30 implanted patients after 5 years Die Innovator's Lecture or Albrecht-von-Graefe Lecture is one of the highlights of the International Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgeons (DOC) and an invitation to attend is a great distinction for...

deka robotic arm
2014-05-12 12:59:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it has given approval for a new robotic arm that is controlled by electrical signals from electromyogram (EMG) electrodes. The DEKA Arm System, which is reportedly the first prosthetic limb that can perform multiple, simultaneous powered movements controlled via EMG signals, had an eight year development cycle from idea to market. The arm was developed as a part of...

2014-05-12 04:21:49

CEO Walter-G Wrobel Shares Patient Results with Subretinal Implants at the 2014 French Society of Ophthalmology (SFO) Congress PARIS, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Walter-G Wrobel, CEO of Retina Implant AG, presented results from the Company's clinical trial for the first time in France at the 120th Congress of the French Society of Ophthalmology...

2014-05-10 16:21:17

PREDICt-RM Collaborative Study between Boston Scientific, American College of Cardiology and Yale University Highlights Improved Outcomes in ICD and CRT-D Patients followed with the LATITUDE(TM) System NATICK, Mass., May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients using the Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) LATITUDE(TM) Remote Patient Management system with wireless telemetry demonstrated significantly lower mortality and fewer hospitalizations than patients with LATITUDE-compatible...

2014-05-09 23:03:42

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Brazil Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. Order a purchase copy of this report at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=173954. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 “Brazil Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market Outlook to 2020" provides key market data on the Brazil Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, and volume (in units) and average...

2014-05-09 16:24:25

At Heart Rhythm 2014, panel of experts from three prominent medical groups share recommendations for patient populations not well represented in current guidelines SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) released Expert Consensus Statement on the Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy in Patients Who Are Not Included or Not Well Represented in Clinical Trials...

2014-05-09 13:57:05

McMaster University Potentially serious complications in patients could be avoided New research from McMaster University suggests that a commonly performed test during certain types of heart surgery is not helpful and possibly harmful. The testing procedure, known as defibrillator testing (DT), is commonly used on people who require implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) to prevent sudden cardiac death. It involves putting the patient into cardiac arrest to determine if the...

2014-05-09 12:26:46

Vivek Reddy, MD, of The Mount Sinai Hospital Presents 12-Month Follow-Up Study Results in Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Presentation at Heart Rhythm 2014 NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vivek Reddy, MD, Director of Arrhythmia Services for The Mount Sinai Hospital, reported his promising 12-month follow-up data showing the world's first leadless pacemaker is demonstrating overall device performance comparable to conventional pacemakers. Dr. Reddy presented the one-year...

2014-05-08 16:28:07

Boston Scientific Shockless Implant Evaluation (SIMPLE) Study Results Presented at Heart Rhythm 2014, the Heart Rhythm Society's 35th Annual Scientific Sessions NATICK, Mass., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) study demonstrated that outcomes for patients with the company's transvenous implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) who received routine defibrillation testing (DT) at implant were similar to outcomes for those patients who did not...

2014-05-05 12:29:04

In the news release, U.S. Market for Neurostimulation Devices Will Reach Almost $4 Billion by 2022, issued 09-Apr-2014 by Decision Resources Group over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, second sentence, should read "NeuroPace's responsive stimulation device" rather than "NeuroPace's deep brain stimulation (DBS) device" as originally issued. The complete, corrected release follows: U.S. Market for Neurostimulation Devices Will Reach Almost $4 Billion by...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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