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2014-09-30 16:27:55

Penetration of Dental Implants is Highest in Japan and Lowest in India and Australia, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the Asia Pacific dental implant market--including Australia, China, India, Japan and South Korea--will expand at a strong rate through 2023. Dental implant procedure volumes will grow as physicians are increasingly trained on the technique and as patient awareness rises....

2014-09-29 23:07:48

Since the high profile lawsuits for some metal-on-metal bearings, public outcry has prompted the FDA to heavily scrutinize new implant technology, reports iData Research. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. Market for Large Bone and Joint Orthopedic Devices is expected to grow to approximately $2 billion by 2020. Growth is driven by the...

2014-09-29 23:03:18

The Firm is representing numerous Stryker hip lawsuit clients who were allegedly harmed by recalled Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 As Stryker hip lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/hip-replacement/stryker/lawsuit/) filed on behalf of individuals who were allegedly harmed by Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study is raising questions about...

2014-09-29 12:30:25

ALBANY, New York, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global implantable drug delivery devices market will notch US$ 21.1 billion by 2018, recording a CAGR of 8.8% from 2012 through 2018, says the report "Implantable Drug Delivery Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" by Transparency Market Research, a U.S.-based market intelligence company. The market, which stood at US$11.6 billion in 2011, will benefit from an...

2014-09-27 23:03:03

Wright & Schulte LLC Files Additional DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Contending Man Still Endures Pain after Revision Surgery Due to Purportedly Defective Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has filed a DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement lawsuit on behalf of a Franklin County, Ohio man who underwent a revision surgery in March 2014 to remove the medical device from his left leg. The DePuy Pinnacle hip implant lawsuit contends that...

2014-09-26 08:26:05

NEW YORK CITY, New York, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Persistencemarketresearch.com

2014-09-25 23:12:18

Louisville All-on-4 dental implants expert Dr. Ronald Receveur is warning the public that it is not only foods that can damage their teeth, but drinks as well. The New Albany cosmetic dentist offers four tips on drinks that can damage teeth. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Louisville All-on-4 dental implants expert Dr. Ronald Receveur is warning the public that it is not only foods that can damage their teeth, but drinks as well. The New Albany cosmetic dentist said the effects...

2014-09-25 16:21:28

Company to Host Webcast and Earnings Call on Monday, September 29th at 4:15 PM ET WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for the homeland security market and related industries, will host a webcast and conference call on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 4:15 p.m. to discuss the financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. Company Webcast and Conference...

2014-09-23 16:27:38

Data From REPRISE III Clinical Trial Designed to Support U.S. Regulatory Approval MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has initiated the REPRISE III clinical trial, a pivotal study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Lotus(TM) Valve System in patients with severe aortic stenosis and who are considered to be at either high or extreme risk for surgical valve replacement. The Lotus Valve System is the first transcatheter aortic...

2014-09-20 23:02:38

Plaintiff In DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Trial Alleges that DePuy Orthopaedics Was Negligent, and Failed to Subject Metal-on-Metal Pinnacle Hip Replacement to Adequate Testing Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The first federal bellwether trial of a DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit is now in its third week in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Wright & Schulte LLC reports. Court documents indicate that the week opened in the DePuy Pinnacle Hip lawsuit trial with...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.