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2015-03-20 23:02:56

MIS Materials Discipline Manager, Dr.

2015-03-20 23:02:02

Patients have until March 30, 2015 to enroll in the Stryker Orthopaedics Hip System settlement for base payments to eligible patients of $300,000 or $600,000. Port

2015-03-18 16:25:05

LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for cardiac medical devices was valued at nearly $49.4 billion in 2013 and $52 billion in 2014.

2015-03-18 12:28:46

Company to Exhibit Robotic Assisted Total Knee Replacement Technology in Booth #2631 EAST TAUNTON, Mass., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNIlife science(TM), Inc.

2015-03-16 23:02:29

Orthopaedic surgeons at Allegheny Health Network have performed the region’s first robotic-assisted total-hip and partial-knee replacements using MAKOplasty, a state-of-the-art system combining

2015-03-16 23:01:09

All of the DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits pending in the federal proceeding were filed on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered painful complications due to a metal-on-metal version of the


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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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