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2014-05-13 23:02:22

Denver, CO dentist Dr. Charles Barotz will be conducting a free seminar to educate patients about replacing missing teeth with dental implants. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Denver, CO dentist Dr. Charles Barotz will be offering a free seminar on Wednesday, May 14th to educate patients about the benefits of replacing missing teeth with dental implants. Dr. Barotz will cover a range of topics during the presentation, including ways that implants can be used to stabilize loose dentures or...

2014-05-13 16:28:10

LONDON and NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.abmrg.com/European-Hip-Replacement-Market-Through-2019-Opportunities-Trends-and-Pipeline-Analysis.html The European hip replacement market [http://www.abmrg.com/European-Hip-Replacement-Market-Through-2019-Opportunities-Trends-and-Pipeline-Analysis.html ] , including total primary hip replacement, partial hip replacement and revision hip replacement, grew at 3.5% between 2005 and 2013 and is expected to...

2014-05-13 12:28:53

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Dental Implants & Prosthetics Market (Implants, Crowns & Bridges, Dentures, Abutments) Current Trends, Opportunities & Global Forecasts To 2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/dental/dental_implants_prosthetics_market_implants_crowns_bridges_dentures_abutments_current_trends_opportunities_global_forecasts_2018_1.htmlThe global dental implants and prosthetics market is...

2014-05-12 08:32:29

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog, a consumer advocacy group created to help raise awareness of faulty medical devices and potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals, is urging anyone who has received a DePuy Pinnacle metal hip implant to contact their toll-free number, 866-714-6466, as soon as possible to find out if they are at risk for serious health concerns resulting from metal-on-metal hip implants. http://USDrugWatchdog.Com Logo -...

2014-05-12 08:31:06

~15 Million people now covered by Novitas & Palmetto SAN JOSE, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System,(®) a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced that the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) Novitas Solutions, Inc. will begin covering MIS SI joint fusion on a case-by-case basis, including use of the...

2014-05-12 04:21:49

CEO Walter-G Wrobel Shares Patient Results with Subretinal Implants at the 2014 French Society of Ophthalmology (SFO) Congress PARIS, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Walter-G Wrobel, CEO of Retina Implant AG, presented results from the Company's clinical trial for the first time in France at the 120th Congress of the French Society of Ophthalmology...

2014-05-11 23:02:07

A DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC Alleges an Ohio Man Sustained Multiple Hip Revision Surgeries and High Levels of Colbalt and Chromium Due to the Defective Recalled Hip Replacement. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 A DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit has been filed by Wright & Schulte LLC against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, on behalf of an Ohio man who alleges that he suffered serious health complications including metallosis,...

2014-05-09 23:00:39

Dr. Thomas Bissell now offers his patients an innovative new solution known as Teeth-in-a-Day® to correct the problem of missing teeth in adults. People who receive Teeth-in-a-Day® dental implants in Chester, NJ, enjoy a short healing time and a new smile the very same day. Chester, NJ (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Dr. Thomas Bissell now offers his patients an alternative to traditional dental implants with Teeth-in-a-Day® dental implants in Chester, NJ. Teeth-in-a-Day® offer...

2014-05-09 12:26:46

Vivek Reddy, MD, of The Mount Sinai Hospital Presents 12-Month Follow-Up Study Results in Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Presentation at Heart Rhythm 2014 NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vivek Reddy, MD, Director of Arrhythmia Services for The Mount Sinai Hospital, reported his promising 12-month follow-up data showing the world's first leadless pacemaker is demonstrating overall device performance comparable to conventional pacemakers. Dr. Reddy presented the one-year...

2014-05-09 08:26:52

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTWR), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that CEO Doug Godshall is scheduled to present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Health Care Conference at 12:00 p.m. PDT (3:00 p.m. EDT) on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. The conference is being held May 12-15 at the Encore at...

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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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