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Latest Pericardial heart valves Stories

2014-06-05 00:21:14

NATICK, Mass., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has initiated the RESPOND Post Market Registry to assess real world performance of the Lotus(TM) Valve System. The RESPOND Registry will collect data on clinical outcomes and device performance in 1,000 patients implanted at 50 centers around the world. Three patients enrolled in the RESPOND Registry thus far have been successfully implanted with the Lotus Valve System. Dr. Nicolas Van Mieghem and...

2013-06-11 23:24:12

-- ValveXchange® paves way for CE mark, commercial sale of first serviceable bioprosthetic valve -- Denver, Colo., (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Surgeons in Europe have completed clinical trials on the world´s first serviceable bioprosthetic heart valve, paving the way for the CE mark and commercial sale of an advanced heart valve that eliminates many common problems for cardiac valve patients. Cardiac surgeons in Germany, Austria and Poland have successfully completed implants and patient...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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