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2014-11-10 12:27:33

Leader in heart transplants and implantable heart pumps to bring new generation of LVADs and clinical trials to Loyola MAYWOOD, Ill., Nov.

2014-11-05 23:07:10

Under the proposed settlement, Stryker would pay a base amount of $300,000, subject to reductions, to each eligible claimant who underwent revision surgery prior to Nov.

2014-11-05 23:04:59

Allegations are similar to claims involved in massive 2013 settlement, also involving DePuy Orthopaedics’ ASR devices. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) November

2014-11-04 23:09:48

Stryker Hip Implant Lawsuits Involving Recipients Who Required Revision Surgery Are Settled After The Hip Replacement Manufacturer Agrees To Pay A Minimum of $1.43 Billion To Recipients of the

2014-11-04 23:01:49

The settlement will cover specific plaintiffs who underwent revision surgery by November 3, 2014 to have allegedly defective metal-on-metal Rejuvenate and ABG II devices removed and replaced.

2014-11-04 23:01:22

Lawsuits Filed Over Stryker’s Recalled Rejuvenate Hip Stem and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stem Implants Allege The Medical Devices Are Defective And Cause Metal Poisoning And Other Serious Health

2014-11-04 12:28:01

In Unprecedented Agreement, Company Must Pay For Future Complications Attributable To Faulty Devices WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov.

2014-11-04 08:34:24

Case series in The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation discusses how 3D imaging software helps make more patients eligible for the life-saving SynCardia Heart implant even if they don't meet

2014-11-04 04:22:13

Case Funding firm reports J&J's DePuy Pinnacle model wins first Bellwether trial in Texas, as original Depuy ASR first settlement wave winds down by first quarter of 2015 and Bloomberg reports another

2014-11-03 23:11:26

The I-Assist tool allows the full survivorship potential of the Verilast CR Oxinium™ knee to be harnessed in primary and difficult cases.


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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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