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2014-07-02 12:28:38

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For a limited time, Agoura Hills dentist, Dr. Amir Choroomi, is offering a special promotion that allows patients to receive a dental exam with X-rays, a professional cleaning and a toothbrush kit for just $39, for a savings of $150. The best way to keep a smile healthy is to practice good dental hygiene habits at home and receive all recommended routine and preventative care on the appropriate schedule. The American Dental...

2014-07-02 08:27:52

COMMACK, N.Y., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a great honor for Avery Biomedical Devices, Inc. (ABD) to announce the appointment of the world-renowned Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgeon, Mark E Ginsburg, M.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Ginsburg, with over 34 years of experience, is currently practicing at two facilities: NY Presbyterian Hospital and Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Dr. Ginsburg has been implanting the Avery Breathing Pacemaker since the late 1980's...

2014-07-01 23:07:26

New Issue of Inclusive Magazine, the Multimedia Publication of Glidewell Laboratories Focused on Implant Dentistry, Now Available in Print and Online Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Glidewell Laboratories, industry-leading provider of dental laboratory products and services, announced today that the latest issue of Inclusive™ magazine, its multimedia publication focused on implant dentistry, is now available in print and across multiple digital platforms. The digital...

2014-07-01 08:30:53

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is urging all DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipients who have already had a surgery to replace this specific type of hip implant device, or a revision surgery has been scheduled, to call them immediately at 866-714-6466 if they do not have an attorney representing them, because it is only these types of people who will receive compensation, according to court records. http://USDrugWatchdog.com (Logo:...

2014-06-30 23:13:53

Thousand Oaks dentist Dr. Shamoiel is currently offering his patients complimentary teeth whitening. Teeth whitening is non-invasive way to see dramatic improvements in the look of your smile. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Thousand Oaks teeth whitening dentist Dr. Sharon Shamoiel is now offering complimentary teeth whitening to his patients. Teeth whitening is a fast, effective cosmetic treatment that can dramatically change the look of a smile. Dr. Sharon Shamoiel can provide...

2014-06-30 08:31:17

The Virage System features the 360° Omnidirectional Extreme-Angle Screw allowing for 112° of conical range of motion, designed to simplify rod alignment and minimize operating time. MINNEAPOLIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Spine, Inc., a global leader in spine innovation, today announced the U.S. market launch of the Virage OCT Spinal Fixation System, an Occipital-Cervico-Thoracic (OCT) spinal fixation system that will change surgeons' perspective on posterior fixation....

2014-06-30 08:31:08

Renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Rian A. Maercks, the innovator and founder of The Maercks Institute Miami, announced New York State licensure and plans to expand his practice with The Maercks Institute NYC MIAMI, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rian A. Maercks, internationally renowned plastic surgeon, officially announced plans to develop an extended practice in New York City after obtaining New York licensure. Dr. Maercks' international clientele and New York patient base have long...

2014-06-30 04:21:34

Professor Eberhart Zrenner Discusses the Future of Artificial Vision at Premier International Ophthalmology Meeting PARIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Professor Eberhart Zrenner, Retina Implant's co-founder and lead clinical trial investigator and founding director of the Institute of Ophthalmic Research, University of Tuebingen, Germany, presented...

2014-06-27 23:07:06

The Firm represents clients in lawsuits against DePuy Orthopaedics who allege the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System caused serious health complications. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Rottenstein Law Group LLP is currently representing plaintiffs with claims stemming from injuries allegedly caused by DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip replacement devices. As cases consolidated in a federal multidistrict litigation (In re: DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Product...

2014-06-27 08:25:53

PLEASANTON, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today that its CE Mark Clinical Trial for HeartMate III(TM) commenced with the first patient implanted with this new device. "We are pleased to reach this significant clinical milestone with an important pipeline product," said Gary F. Burbach, President and Chief Executive...


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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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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.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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