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2014-06-04 14:55:45

The JAMA Network Journals An examination of the benefit of preventive placement of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) in patients with a less severe level of heart failure, a group not well represented in clinical trials, finds significantly better survival at three years than that of similar patients with no ICD, according to a study in the June 4 issue of JAMA. Although clinical trials have established the ICD as the best currently available therapy to prevent sudden...

2014-06-04 14:50:47

Duke University Medical Center Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are associated with improved survival among heart failure patients whose left ventricles only pump 30 to 35 percent of blood out of the heart with each contraction, according to a study from the Duke Clinical Research Institute. The findings, published in the June 4 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, support existing recommendations to implant ICDs in patients with a left ventricular...

2014-06-04 08:31:40

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Indian Neurological Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/indian_neurological_devices_market.html In 2012, the Indian market for neurological devices was valued at $13.5 million.The Indian market for neurological devices includes detachable coils, liquid embolics, neurovascular stents, neurovascular catheters, neurovascular guidewires, neuromodulation...

2014-06-03 08:33:57

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the past 13 years, nearly 2,000 veterans returned from Iraq and Afghanistan with injuries requiring amputations; 14 percent of those injured veterans required upper extremity amputations. To treat veterans with upper extremity amputations, scientists continue to pursue research and development of bionic arms and hands with full motor and sensory function. An article appearing in the June issue of the Journal of the American Academy...

2014-06-02 23:02:22

The $9.9 million settlement is meant to resolve allegations made under the False Claims Act that Medtronic engaged in kickback schemes to increase sales of its pacemakers and defibrillators. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured by medical devices and who have been defrauded due to unethical behaviors on the part of device makers, reports that device maker,...

2014-06-02 08:30:49

CLEVELAND, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- OsteoSymbionics, innovative designer and manufacturer of patient-specific craniofacial implants, is pleased to announce FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 510(k) clearance for sterile processing of its signature ClearShield(TM) cranial implant product, utilizing a novel room temperature peracetic acid/hydrogen peroxide (PAA) vacuum vapor sterilization process. ClearShield(TM) received its original 510(k) clearance in 2007 to be provided to...

2014-05-29 08:30:36

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/brazil_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics market. The...

2014-05-29 08:28:42

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United Kingdom Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/united_kingdom_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html United Kingdom Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "United Kingdom Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United...

2014-05-28 12:31:58

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/asia_pacific_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Asia-Pacific...

2014-05-28 12:26:18

Launch of Novel Technologies Will Have a Minor Effect in the Near Term, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the mature global cardiac rhythm management (CRM) device market will be driven by favorable demographics and the launch of premium-priced novel devices such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-compatible devices, leadless pacemakers and subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillators...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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