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2014-08-04 12:31:42

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United States Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/united_states_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html United States Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 Summary GlobalData's new report, "United States Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United States...

2014-08-04 08:29:13

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTWR), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced the appointment of Katrin Leadley, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer of HeartWare, effective September 1, 2014. Leadley brings to HeartWare extensive strategic leadership, with more than 20 years of clinical and industry experience...

2014-07-31 23:13:51

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles explain how George W. Bush’s knee replacement surgery highlights the of advantages total knee replacement. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 According to a report by Fox News, former president George W. Bush recently underwent partial knee replacement surgery on his left knee. This follows partial replacement of his right knee less than two months earlier. The story also reports that Bush was able to ride his mountain bike between...

2014-07-31 17:32:49

Oxford University Press Data taken from the German Aortic Valve Registry and published in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery A survey, published online in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, of 13,860 patients who had undergone interventions for aortic valve disease in Germany has revealed that over 80% were in the same or a better state of health one year after the intervention, and was satisfied with the procedural outcome. Aortic stenosis – the...

2014-07-30 16:29:01

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to advances in minimally invasive surgery, pain management, preoperative preparation and rapid rehabilitation methods, patients of Dr. Craig McAllister at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, Washington, can now receive outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and EvergreenHealth were the first physician and hospital team on the West Coast to offer outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and his team...

2014-07-30 08:29:28

MAHWAH, N.J., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker brand ambassadors Fred Funk and Hal Sutton are playing this week at the 3M Championship Champions Tour event near Minneapolis, MN, which begins Friday at TPC Twin Cities, in Blaine. Stryker is the official joint replacement products company of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130897 Starting Friday, August 1(st) through Sunday, August 3(rd), fans will be able to visit the Stryker...

2014-07-29 12:35:12

With the issue of missing teeth being much more common, Dr. Patel of Enfield Family Dental offers several different treatment options to patients. Dr. Patel offers patients the option of specialty dentures, implants, crowns and bridges, all of which serve as a solution to the issue of missing teeth. ENFIELD, Conn., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Rashmi Patel, a Connecticut dentist operating out of Enfield Family Dental, offers a number of different options for patients who...

2014-07-28 23:01:31

The Firm is representing numerous plaintiffs in the federal Pinnacle hip litigation, all of whom allegedly suffered debilitating complications due to a metal-on-metal version of DePuy Orthopaedics’ Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Thousands of DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) filed on behalf of individuals who were allegedly injured by a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System continue to move...

2014-07-26 23:02:56

Studio B Dental now offers All-on-Four dental implants, a simple way for patients to replace all of their teeth with non-removable, permanent replacements. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Studio B Dental in Toronto now offers All-on-Four dental implants. This type of implant, often called Teeth in a Day, gives patients the opportunity to replace their damaged or missing teeth with a full set of bright, pearly whites with very little recovery time and no bone grafting. These...

2014-07-26 23:02:48

A Depuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed On Behalf of an Ohio Man Alleges Possible Metal Poisoning, Bone Loss And Other Future Health Complications Due To the Artificial Hip Implant Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Another DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., has been filed by Wright & Schulte LLC. This DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit has been filed on behalf of an Erie County, Ohio man who alleges that he has had pain and...


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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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