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2014-01-28 08:30:17

For the right patient, anatomic implants can achieve a "natural and better" outcome than traditional round implants, says plastic surgeon Dr. Movassaghi EUGENE, Ore., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the first anatomic breast implants were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2012, the new products offered some women the ideal solution for natural-looking results from breast augmentation, says board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kiya Movassaghi. "I strive to...

2014-01-27 23:01:33

The Firm is representing numerous individuals in DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits, all of whom allegedly suffered serious and debilitating complications due to a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle hip system. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Thousands of DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) involving a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System continue to move forward in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas,...

2014-01-27 23:01:23

Parker Waichman is representing an Arizona woman who alleges that her Pinnacle hip implant is defective, causing metal poisoning and other serious health problems that lead to an early failure. The lawsuit alleges that DePuy knew about the flawed design of the metal-on-metal device, but failed to warn patients or doctors; as a result, patients implanted with the all-metal Pinnacle implant are at risk for pseudotumors, metallosis, fluid collection, and, ultimately, the need for a corrective...

2014-01-27 23:00:56

Dental patients who want to improve their smiles this New Year can visit Dr. Walter Wood for high-quality dental implants to replace their missing teeth. Dr. Wood is pleased to inform Jacksonville, FL residents that dental implants are a highly recommended alternative to removable prosthetics for replacing lost teeth. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Dental patients who want to replace missing teeth this new year are encouraged to schedule an appointment with Dr. Walter Wood for...

2014-01-27 04:21:38

DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fpd3f6/artificial_vital) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Artificial Vital Organs And Medical Bionics Market - Trends and Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fpd3f6/artificial_vital ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Today, artificial organs are...

2014-01-25 23:04:34

Patients can now start the New Year with new teeth. With nearly twenty percent of Americans facing missing teeth in adults, Daryl A. Field, DDS, PA provides hope for a year with a new smile using dental implants in Jacksonville Beach. Jacksonville Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Daryl A. Field, DDS, PA provides his patients new technologies in dental implants in Jacksonville Beach to replace missing teeth in adults. To bring back the look and feel of natural teeth, Dr. Field implants...

2014-01-23 23:25:24

Dr. Fiorillo's next training day is scheduled for January 28th, 2014. Women who are interested in participating can receive a discount if they call now and schedule their consultation before the next training day. On January 28th, doctors from across the United States will travel to Pearl River, New York to watch Dr. Fiorillo perform multiple Gummy Bear breast implant surgeries. Pearl River, NY (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Dr. Michael A. Fiorillo is a leading plastic surgeon known...

2014-01-23 11:24:28

More than 2 percent of implants usually require further surgery within 3 years Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) taken regularly for six months after a knee or hip replacement seems to cut the risk of repeat surgery by around 40%, indicates a large population based study published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. National data for England and Wales indicate that more than 2% of procedures typically have to be repeated within three years, primarily because of osteolysis...

2014-01-23 08:31:11

Dr. Domingue is one of 22 new American Academy of Implant Dentistry fellows DENVER, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocky Mountain Dental Institute is proud to announce the induction of our faculty member, Dr. Danny Domingue, as a Fellow by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Domingue is a founding member of the RMDI faculty and has previously been honored as the youngest doctor in the world to achieve Diplomate status from the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant...

2014-01-22 20:22:15

First implantable pump for timed dosed repeat delivery of stem cells and growth factors SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLeonhardt, a Leonhardt Ventures company based in Los Angeles, will unveil its implantable Stem Cell Pump at the 9th Annual Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease meeting at Columbia University in New York on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 10:30 am. BioLeonhardt - Has developed a programmable implantable stem cell infusion pump and electrical stimulator...


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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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