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2014-05-25 23:02:07

Dr. Stephen C. Hale provides alternative solutions for dental implants in Galveston, TX for patients who need to replace missing teeth but have low bone density that prohibits other implant procedures. All-on-4™ dental implants offer an affordable option for patients to restore function and esthetics to their smile. Galveston, TX (PRWEB) May 25, 2014 Stephen C. Hale, DDS, now offers the All-on-4™ technique to patients who need dental implants in Galveston, TX. This implant procedure...

2014-05-23 08:24:47

LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles dental implants expert, Dr. Kevin B. Sands, today compares full and mini dental implants for area patients. Both options replace tooth roots and prevent all of the complications of tooth loss in addition to improving appearance and oral functionality. Unlike full dental implants, however, mini implants are available to more patients because they do not require the same degree of jaw bone density and size. The lack of preparation...

2014-05-23 08:24:40

Charlotte plastic surgeon explains what really matters when it comes to choosing the right breast implants. CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Want a beautiful breast augmentation result? Then stop thinking in terms of cup size, says plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Ditesheim. The primary goal of breast augmentation should be to create an aesthetically pleasing breast shape that enhances a woman's proportions, rather than working towards fitting a predetermined bra size. "A common...

2014-05-22 08:25:18

Getting Back to Giving Back campaign celebrates and shares the inspirational stories of those who have had joint replacement and returned to helping causes that bring hope and relief to those in need WARSAW, Ind., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski and DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction* launched Getting Back to Giving Back, an educational and philanthropic campaign that celebrates and shares the stories of individuals who are able to continue to actively...

2014-05-21 23:07:41

Dr. Kevin Sands, a Beverly Hills dental implants expert, now provides full mouth or single dental implants. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Beverly Hills dental implants expert, Dr. Kevin Sands, now offers a variety of dental implants to restore lost teeth. Tooth loss is extremely common but can have long-lasting repercussions. Patients who have lost one or more teeth may be more likely to develop misaligned teeth, periodontal disease, tooth decay and excess stress on the teeth and...

2014-05-21 12:10:11

EuroPCR Joint EHRA-EAPCI session provided perspective on new technological developments St Jude Medical's Nanostim device and Medtronic's Micra, both single-chamber leadless pacing systems, and the most advanced commercially available valve, the Edwards Sapien 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve (Edwards Life Sciences) featured in the discussions. With regard to leadless pacing, participants heard that there was a need for a novel system that provides reliable pacing and sensing, and...

2014-05-21 08:29:43

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog, a consumer advocacy group created to help raise awareness of faulty medical devices and potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals, has urged all recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle hip implant to contact their toll-free number as soon as possible. Recipients of this model of hip implant may be at risk for toxicity in the blood and the need for a hip implant replacement, and as they would like to explain a simple blood test can help people...

2014-05-20 23:11:11

Dr. Mamaly Reshad, an internationally known expert from the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Ventura County, Calif., recently was invited to speak to the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics' (CARDP) annual Scientific Meeting. Dr. Reshad will present “Resection Versus Augmentation: Esthetic Implant Supported Maxillary Prostheses” at the organization’s Scientific Meeting in September in Montreal. WOODLAND HILLS, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Dr. Mamaly Reshad, an...

2014-05-20 04:21:05

When All Other Treatments Fail, the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Can Save the Sickest of the Sick. The Freedom Portable Driver Allows a Majority of SynCardia Patients to be Discharged from the Hospital to Live at Home & Get In Better Shape for Their Heart Transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. announced today that a United States patient with end-stage biventricular heart failure received the 1,300th implant of the SynCardia temporary...

2014-05-19 23:09:21

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company, today announced that it has launched OrthAlign Academy™ (http://www.orthalignacademy.com), a portal dedicated to educating surgeons and hospital staff on the use of KneeAlign® technology for Total Knee Arthroplasty surgeries. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company, today announced that it has launched OrthAlign Academy™...


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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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