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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....

2014-09-02 23:02:25

The Firm is representing numerous Pinnacle hip lawsuit clients who were allegedly harmed by a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The first trial involving a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/depuy-pinnacle-hip-implant/) will soon get underway, as jury selection begins today in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Bernstein Liebhard...

2014-09-02 12:28:44

DRAPER, Utah, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ortho Development® Corporation (ODEV) has received FDA clearance for the Alpine(TM) Hip Stem, the latest addition to its growing hip replacement product line. The Alpine Hip Stem is intended for use in total hip arthroplasty and hemiarthroplasty procedures. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140830/141676 Alpine was developed based on the clinically-proven, conical tapered hip stem philosophy. ODEV's engineers worked...

2014-08-28 23:15:46

New Albany dentist Dr. Ron Receveur treats and cures serious dental issues, including replacing missing teeth, diagnosing oral cancer and curing gum disease at his New Albany contemporary dental implant center, and that leaves some patients reluctant to mention “small” problems, like biting their lip or gums and the sores that doing so leaves behind. Dr. Receveur has four tips if you have a canker or cold sore. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 New Albany dentist Dr. Ron Receveur...

2014-08-28 12:24:50

MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, is bringing its message of joint health to golf fans at the next stop of the FedEx Cup Playoffs this week at the Deutsche Bank Championship. The company's fan destination - "The Stryker Mobility Zone" - will be in the "Fairway Fan Zone on 9" at the TPC Boston in Norton, MA starting on Thursday, August 28(th)....

2014-08-27 23:02:44

The Firm represents a number of DePuy ASR hip lawsuit clients who suffered chronic pain, metallosis, premature device failure and other serious complications allegedly due to the recalled metal-on-metal hip replacements. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The federal judge overseeing thousands of DePuy ASR hip lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/) has extended the deadline for plaintiffs to enroll in the U.S. Settlement Program. According to an August 2014 Order...


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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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