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2014-08-19 12:29:23

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Prosthetic Heart Valves - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Prosthetic Heart Valves in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Mechanical valves, and Biological/Tissue valves. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe,...

2014-08-19 08:30:59

MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation's Orthopaedics Division, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, is bringing its message of joint health to golf fans in its home state of New Jersey this week at The Barclays. The company's fan destination - "The Stryker Mobility Zone" - will be in the Spectator Village near the 17(th) fairway at the Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus starting on Thursday, August 21(st)....

2014-08-18 23:02:51

The firm is actively filing DePuy ASR lawsuits on behalf of those who have suffered metallosis, premature device failure, and other serious complications allegedly caused by the metal-on-metal hip device recalled in 2010. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 According to an order signed by United States District Judge David Katz and filed on August 14 in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) case pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio...

2014-08-18 12:20:40

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a contract through the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) for the U.S. Navy to evaluate and test two FORTIS exoskeletons. This marks the first procurement of Lockheed Martin's exoskeletons for industrial use. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/136825 The FORTIS exoskeleton is an unpowered, lightweight exoskeleton that increases...

2014-08-17 23:02:11

DePuy Lawsuits Move Forward As First Bellwether Trial Is Set For September And Alleged Recipients Were Injured Due To The Failure of Pinnacle Hip Implants. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC reports that the first bellwether jury trials for two DePuy Pinnacle Hip lawsuits are scheduled to begin September 1, 2014, in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas. The two complaints are representative of the 6,207 DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits pending in the...

2014-08-15 16:24:05

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles plastic surgery expert at the Diamond Face Institute now offers a variety of body rejuvenation procedures to help patients transform their appearances and renew their self-confidence. Treatments are available to sculpt, contour, lift and renew virtually every part of the body, including: -- Breast augmentation -- Fat transfer -- Tummy tucks -- Liposuction -- Breast reduction -- Breast lift The aging...

2014-08-14 04:22:04

Lawsuit Help Center reports that some DePuy ASR cases have been paid, while other plaintiffs have still yet to receive settlement award letters, while DePuy Pinnacle, Stryker, and Wright Hip Litigations remain in pending litigation for the foreseeable future. RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MT Services LLC, A Lawsuit Settlement News Reporting company, which operates a lawsuit help center: lawsuitsettlementnews.com, reported today there are still ongoing litigations with hip...

2014-08-13 23:05:30

According to iData Research new Asia-Pacific Spinal Implant and Vertebral Compression Fracture market report, spinal implant patients in Taiwan may receive expedient surgical attention, driven by financial incentives offered by local manufacturers and distributors Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 August 13, 2014 – Vancouver, BC – According to spinal implant market data released by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), ), the leading global authority in medical device...

2014-08-12 23:11:17

Dr. Ronald Receveur has added yet another piece of state-of-the-art equipment to his dental implant clinic. Dr. Receveur last month added a Pelton & Crane Helios 3000 LED Dental Light to his second surgical suite, which opened in March. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 New Albany cosmetic dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur has added yet another piece of state-of-the-art equipment to his dental implant clinic. Dr. Receveur last month added a Pelton & Crane Helios 3000 LED Dental...

2014-08-12 23:05:03

MAKOplasty® Enables a New Level of Accuracy and Reproducibility; Richard A. Boiardo, MD, Joint Replacement Pioneer, to Lead Initiative Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that it is one of the first health care systems in the region to offer MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing and MAKOplasty® Total Hip Replacement procedures, performed using the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System at Hoboken University Medical...


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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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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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