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2014-05-02 23:00:43

Dr. Adam Weaver of Mountain Top Periodontics & Dental Implants now offers gum disease treatment with laser gum surgery prior to placing dental implants in Greenwood Village. Dr. Weaver is one of the few dental professionals nationwide to be able to offer the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, or LANAP®, a laser gum surgery technique used to treat periodontal disease, preparing the mouth for dental implants. Greenwood Village, CO (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Dr. Adam Weaver of...

2014-05-01 23:14:20

Flood Law Group, a national personal injury law firm, released a statement today announcing that it is available to investigate claims on behalf of persons who may have suffered an injury as a result of the recalled Stryker metal hip implants. A recent study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery found that nearly almost half of patients who received the implants had elevated metal ion levels in their blood. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today...

2014-05-01 16:30:52

ROSEMONT, Ill., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Until relatively recently, dental implants were not recommended for patients with severe bone loss in the upper jaw. Such cases often required multiple surgeries over a protracted period of time and were fraught with complications, as well as an unacceptably high failure rate. The development of a host of new procedures and techniques, including zygomatic implant surgery, have dramatically altered this scenario....

2014-05-01 08:36:55

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is now suggesting recipients of an all metal hip implant check out the UK's University of Newcastle's web site about updated news related to all metal hip implant failures, because they believe this resource is much better than anything currently being offered by US Food and Drug Administration. The Watchdog is calling the US FDA a no show, to what they are calling the, "US metal on metal hip implant disaster."...

2014-05-01 08:34:23

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR), today issued a voluntary Urgent Medical Device Correction related to all HeartWare(®) Ventricular Assist System batteries, product codes 1650 and 1650-DE. In letters to clinicians and patients, the company reports an observed increase in complaints related to earlier-than-expected battery depletion and routine battery handling. HeartWare is providing information to assist patients and clinicians in...

2014-04-30 23:19:04

In line with Mother’s Day, Dr. Kanani is offering several promotions on some of his most popular dental procedures. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Dr. Kanani, head dentist at Around the Corner Dental Health Spa, has announced that he is offering dental implants starting from $385. This affordable promotion was recently launched to recognize Mother’s Day. According to Dr. Kanani, women of all ages suffer from missing teeth. Whether they were born that way or suffered...

2014-04-29 23:06:04

Experienced biomaterials professional to lead company in development of new treatments for difficult to heal, chronic wounds using proprietary silk technology. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Akeso Biomedical, Inc., a privately held medical device company developing innovative wound healing products for the treatment of chronic skin ulcers, announced that it has appointed Simon F. Williams, Ph.D. as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Williams, a former CEO of a tissue engineering company and...

2014-04-29 12:29:21

Randy Shepherd, Kept Alive for 10 Months by the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Powered by the Freedom Portable Driver, Walked the April 26, 2014 Long-Distance Course Honoring Pat Tillman TUCSON, Ariz., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Randy Shepherd's 4.2-mile walk in Pat's Run April 26, 2014, in the Phoenix area was more than a test of his endurance. It was part of his training for the most crucial event of his life--a heart transplant....

2014-04-29 08:36:45

Additional testing, such as an MRI, is also encouraged to quickly discern any tissue inflammation related to premature implant failure WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog fears most of the 500,000 US citizens who are recipients of an all metal hip implant will never get compensated should this specific type of hip implant prematurely fail, as many studies have now concluded will happen. The Watchdog is offering to help educate any recipient of an all metal...

2014-04-28 16:30:19

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: EU5 Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/eu5_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html EU5 Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "EU5 Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the EU5 Orthopedic Prosthetics market. The report provides...


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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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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