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2014-10-30 12:25:31

Interest in Cohesive Silicone Implants Has Grown Quickly Since the Launch of Sientra's Shaped Silicone Implants in the U.S., According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States and European breast implant and reconstructive device market will expand modestly through 2023, although growth will vary somewhat by region. Because breast augmentations and reconstructions are elective, market...

2014-10-30 08:30:34

MAHWAH, N.J., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, is rounding out its debut year of the relationship at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Scottsdale, AZ. This marks the eleventh tournament stop along both the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour that the brand has activated on-site with the "Stryker Mobility Zone" - a destination designed to educate golf fans on the importance of joint health....

2014-10-29 23:11:08

On September 19, 2014, the Oklahoma Heart Hospital (OHH) performed its first implantation of the world’s smallest pacemaker: the Medtronic Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS). The device was implanted as part of the global pivotal clinical trial. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 On Sept 19, 2014, the Oklahoma Heart Hospital (OHH) performed its first implantation of the world’s smallest pacemaker: the Medtronic Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS). The device was...

2014-10-29 04:21:39

Lawsuit website reports close to 800 cases now filed and believes Wright Hip Cases starting to look similar to other hip litigations, including: DePuy ASR & Pinnacle, Biomet, Stryker, and Zimmer Products LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MT Services LLC, a Lawsuit Settlement News Reporting Company which operates lawsuitsettlementnews.com, announced today a primary focus on assisting plaintiffs who have suffered with complications from Wright Hip products. According to...

2014-10-28 23:02:43

The Firm is representing numerous plaintiffs in metal-on-metal hip lawsuits, including individuals who were allegedly injured by an all-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement which utilizes the Ultamet Liner. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 As thousands of plaintiffs continue to pursue DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/depuy-pinnacle/lawyer) for injuries they allegedly sustained from an all-metal version of the hip replacement...

2014-10-28 16:27:21

By the time the holidays arrive, it might be too late to make your smile shine for 2015, so now is the perfect time to make an appointment with Moeiz Koshki, DDS LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Believe it or not, we're already heading into the final weeks of 2014. Soon, the holidays will be all encompassing, and that means the New Year will be here before you know it. That's why, instead of waiting until January to boost your confidence by improving your smile, you can beat the...

2014-10-28 08:35:14

Remote-controlled, needle-free, tissue expansion system may offer alternative to traditional saline tissue expansion FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eSSe Plastic Surgery is enrolling mastectomy patients into a clinical study designed to evaluate a new tissue expansion method for those who choose to undergo breast reconstruction. This randomized, controlled clinical study is designed to directly compare the outcomes of the traditional saline tissue expansion method...

2014-10-27 23:11:49

The McGartland Law Firm announced today that it is now accepting cases involving patients who were injured as a result of defective hip implants, specifically either the Stryker Rejuvenate or ABG II hip implants manufactured by Stryker Orthopedics. TULSA, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 The McGartland Law Firm announced today that it is now accepting cases involving patients who alleged that they were injured as a result of either the Stryker Rejuvenate or ABG II hip implants that were...

2014-10-27 23:01:52

Trial ends in defense verdict in the first of thousands of lawsuits brought over Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip replacement device. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that the first lawsuit brought to trial over Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics all-metal Pinnacle hip device has ended in...

2014-10-27 08:31:26

Company to Exhibit Navigated Robotics, Hip and Knee Replacement Technology in Booth #613 EAST TAUNTON, Mass., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNIlife science(TM), Inc. ("OMNI(TM)"), an established medical technology company targeting the $15 billion global hip and knee replacement device market, announced it will exhibit its' navigated robotic system, hip, and knee replacement technology at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) 24th Annual Meeting at the Sheraton...


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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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