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2014-07-22 12:29:46

Ronald Fontana is discharged home while he waits for a matching donor heart transplant. He is enjoying his family, thanks to the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom Portable Driver. TUCSON, Ariz., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A central New York recipient of a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart implant is home, discharged from University of Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital with the Freedom® portable driver to wait for a matching donor heart....

2014-07-21 23:08:43

Thousand Oaks dentist Dr. Saj Jivraj, Founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland Hills and Oxnard, Calif., recently returned from his time as a featured speaker at the Nobel Biocare World Symposium in Marina Del Rey, Calif. The Woodland Hills permanent teeth in one day expert, award-winning prosthodontist and international speaker presented on the permanent teeth in one day dental procedure on Friday. Oxnard, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Thousand Oaks dentist Dr. Saj Jivraj,...

2014-07-19 23:00:29

The Firm is representing several DePuy ASR lawsuit clients who allegedly suffered metallosis and other serious complications caused by the metal-on-metal design of the ASR Hip Replacement System. (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 A federal litigation that now includes more than 8,600 DePuy ASR hip lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/) has scheduled a meeting to discuss issues pertaining to claims involving the recalled metal-on-metal hip replacement, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2014-07-17 23:10:05

Few people have been spared seeing the effects of cancer and cancer treatment on themselves or someone they love. Radiation and chemotherapy can take a devastating toll on the body, and Louisville dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur doesn’t want anyone to overlook the effects it has on their or their loved one’s mouth. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Few people have been spared seeing the effects of cancer and cancer treatment on themselves or someone they love. Radiation and...

2014-07-17 23:08:17

Woodland Hills permanent teeth in one day expert Dr. Saj Jivraj, founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland Hills and Oxnard, Calif., is speaking tomorrow at the Nobel Biocare World Symposium in Marina Del Rey, Calif. Dr. Jivraj will teach a master class on the permanent teeth in one day dental procedure at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 18. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Woodland Hills permanent teeth in one day expert Dr. Saj Jivraj, founder of the Anacapa Dental Art...

2014-07-17 12:27:39

Mortality rates decrease for hip and knee replacement and spinal surgeries ROSEMONT, Ill., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past decade, a greater number of patients, age 80 and older, are having elective orthopaedic surgery. A new study appearing in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that these surgeries are generally safe with mortality rates decreasing for total hip (THR) and total knee (TKR) replacement and spinal fusion surgeries, and complication rates...

2014-07-16 23:11:23

No pollution or chemical modification was detected on the MIS SEVEN implant, titanium grade 5 ELI, grade 23. From an independent research article published in The POSEIDO Journal 2014 (Volume 2): 'Identification card and codification of the chemical and morphological characteristics of 62 dental implant surfaces'. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Long-term clinical success of dental implants is dependent on a number of critical factors including implant design, bone quality and quantity,...

2014-07-15 23:11:52

Most dentists do not want cost to stand between a patient and the functioning, healthy smile of his or her dreams, Louisville dental expert Dr. Ronald Receveur said. With dental implant costs as much as $20,000 per jaw, financing is a key benefit that top dentists offer, Dr. Receveur said. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Most dentists do not want cost to stand between a patient and the functioning, healthy smile of his or her dreams, Louisville dental expert Dr. Ronald Receveur...

2014-07-12 23:03:43

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Purports Recipient Suffers Chronic Pain Due To Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement and Could Face Metal Poisoning Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has filed a DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit against DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, on behalf of an Ohio man who alleges that he suffers chronic pain after receiving a metal-on-metal DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement and had to undergo revision surgery four years later to...

2014-07-12 23:02:01

The Firm is representing numerous DePuy Pinnacle lawsuit clients who allegedly suffered serious complications due to a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 As DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/depuy-pinnacle/lawsuit) continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study that ties elevated metal ion levels to the failure of metal-on-metal...


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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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