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2015-01-26 23:05:26

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced that more than 25,000 KneeAlign® Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) cases have been successfully completed, worldwide.

2015-01-21 23:11:44

DePuy ASR Hip Implant Lawsuits Allege That Hip Implant Recipients Suffered Pain, Swelling, Metal Poisoning And Other Complications Due to the Early Failure of DePuy’s ASR Metal-On-Metal Hip

2015-01-21 08:28:53

ATLANTA, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc.

2015-01-20 00:20:45

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Knee & Hip Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. DALLAS, Jan.

2015-01-19 23:05:02

Stryker Hip Replacement Lawsuits Allege Recipients Suffered Serious Health Complications Including Metallosis Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 19, 2015 A

2015-01-16 12:24:09

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2015-01-15 12:27:52

CHICAGO, Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.

2015-01-14 23:04:24

The litigation brought over the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary’s all-metal hip device continues to proceed with an Order for an open court conference. Port

2015-01-13 12:27:15

As his heart disease worsened, Californian Steve Williams feared he would die in his sleep.

2015-01-13 08:30:32

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.


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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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.