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2014-09-08 12:25:38

International Manufacturers Will Face Strong Competition From Established Local Companies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that dental procedure volumes will see strong expansion as the population ages and as awareness of these treatments increases. Historically, implantology training has been low in this region. As international manufacturers increasingly vie for share with local companies...

2014-09-06 23:01:35

The Firm is representing numerous Pinnacle hip replacement clients who were allegedly harmed by a metal-on-metal version of the hip replacement system. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Testimony has begun in the first federal bellwether trial of a DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement lawsuit (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/ ), Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a report from Bloomberg News, much of the proceeding on Thursday focused on internal company documents,...

2014-09-06 23:01:17

Patient interest in dental implants is on the rise the world over, therefore dentists should be competent to offer this treatment as part of a comprehensive care package to their patients. (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Dr. Shelly Akazany, MIS Implants Technologies Ltd. Training Manager strongly believes that integrating implantology skills into dental practices is a must and that an investment in implant training ensures continued long-term rewards for both doctors and their patients. To...

2014-09-05 23:03:10

The results of the first bellwether trial is expected to provide valuable information concerning the direction of litigation involving the DePuy Pinnacle Metal Hip Replacement Device. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit is facing its first bellwether trial over its Pinnacle hip device. The...

2014-09-05 20:21:09

Costa Rican team has developed one-of-a-kind technology in the market for breast implants. SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a visit to the medical device manufacturing plant of the company Establishment Labs in Coyol de Alajuela, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis, accompanied by the general director of the Costa Rican Development Initiatives Coalition (CINDE), Gabriela Llobet, were able to observe how Costa Rica's talent has become part of the...

2014-09-04 23:02:54

Memorial Regional Hospital is only one of two Ventricular Assisted Device programs now serving the South Florida community. Hollywood, Fl (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Memorial Regional Hospital, a leading provider of adult cardiac services in Florida, recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its ventricular assist device (VAD) destination therapy program, offered through its Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute. Memorial Regional Hospital is the first hospital...

2014-09-04 23:02:06

The Firm is representing numerous clients in DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits who allegedly suffered serious complications associated with a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The first federal trial of a DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) is now moving forward in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. During opening statements yesterday, a...

2014-09-03 23:07:37

Dr. Kevin Sands, expert in porcelain veneers, now uses porcelain veneers for smile makeovers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Los Angeles porcelain veneers dentist, Kevin Sands DDS, now uses veneers for smile makeovers. Veneers are among the most popular cosmetic dental procedures and can be used to permanently conceal a wide range of imperfections. Consisting of porcelain that has been tinted to match the color of teeth, porcelain veneers also keep appearance natural after...

2014-09-03 23:02:52

First Bellwether Trial of DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Will Serve as Test Case to Gauge Strength of Plaintiffs’ Claims, Provide Clues to Juror Rulings in Similar Metal-on-Metal Hip Lawsuits Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The first of several thousand DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement lawsuits went to trial in Texas federal court this week, Wright & Schulte LLC reports. According to the Firm, this first bellwether trial is intended to serve as a...

2014-09-03 08:32:39

O'Hara lost two siblings to genetic heart failure when he faced dying of the same condition. The SynCardia Heart implant bridged him to a matching donor heart transplant. Today, Pat is doing great. TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the help of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, Patrick "Pat" O'Hara was bridged to a donor heart transplant and beat genetic heart failure that claimed the lives of two siblings and caused a third to have a heart attack....


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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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