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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.

2014-11-03 12:25:46

In the news release, U.S.

2014-11-03 08:32:06

CMS decision will provide patients access to VisionCare's AMD telescope in surgical facilities where 80% of ophthalmic surgeries are conducted SARATOGA, Calif., Nov.

2014-10-30 12:25:31

Interest in Cohesive Silicone Implants Has Grown Quickly Since the Launch of Sientra's Shaped Silicone Implants in the U.S., According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON,

2014-10-29 23:11:08

On September 19, 2014, the Oklahoma Heart Hospital (OHH) performed its first implantation of the world’s smallest pacemaker: the Medtronic Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS).

2014-10-29 04:21:39

Lawsuit website reports close to 800 cases now filed and believes Wright Hip Cases starting to look similar to other hip litigations, including: DePuy ASR & Pinnacle, Biomet, Stryker, and Zimmer Products


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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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cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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