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2014-06-04 08:30:17

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR) announced that on June 3, 2014 it received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) resulting from an inspection of the company's operations, development and manufacturing facility in Miami Lakes, Florida, conducted in January 2014. The FDA letter cites four categories for the company to address: procedures for validating device design, including device labeling;...

2014-06-03 16:25:02

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 3, 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 that CEO Doug Godshall is scheduled to present at the William Blair & Company 34(th) Annual Growth Stock Conference at 4:10 p.m. CDT (5:10 p.m. EDT) on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The conference is being held June 10-12 at the...

2014-06-03 16:24:36

FRANKLIN, Mass., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface(®), Inc. (www.arthrosurface.com), a developer of less-invasive joint restoration systems, performed its first ToeMotion(TM) total toe surgeries with Dr. Carl Hasselman last week at UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Hasselman, who has been using the HemiCAP(®) system for almost a decade now, combined the new phalangeal implants with the existing HemiCAP(®) metatarsal implants to create a total toe joint restoration. "I have...

2014-06-03 08:33:57

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the past 13 years, nearly 2,000 veterans returned from Iraq and Afghanistan with injuries requiring amputations; 14 percent of those injured veterans required upper extremity amputations. To treat veterans with upper extremity amputations, scientists continue to pursue research and development of bionic arms and hands with full motor and sensory function. An article appearing in the June issue of the Journal of the American Academy...

2014-06-03 08:32:37

Blood test measuring chromium and cobalt levels also suggested to detect metallosis. WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are now urging recipients of the DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implant to call at us 866-714-646 so we can explain why we think it is a very smart idea to get a second opinion from a orthopedic surgeon who was not involved in the initial implant. At the same time we would like to provide recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle, or any...

2014-05-30 23:16:11

Dr. Michael J. McDermott has recently begun offering reverse total shoulder replacement surgery for eligible patients, resulting in excellent patient outcomes. Dr. McDermott is excited to bring this advanced surgical procedure to his patients in Santa Rosa. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Reverse total shoulder replacement is an alternative procedure to conventional total shoulder replacement surgery that has been gaining support from data and orthopedic surgeons in recent years. The...

2014-05-30 23:01:29

Dr. L. Wayne Yarbrough is a periodontist who offers Cone Beam technology for the dental implants he performs for those living in Montgomery, AL. With the help of Cone Beam imaging, Dr. Yarbrough increases the prognoses on procedures performed to replace missing teeth. Montgomery, AL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Dr. L. Wayne Yarbrough, a periodontist, now performs Cone Beam imaging on patients who need dental implants in Montgomery, AL. Cone Beam imaging is a technological breakthrough that...

2014-05-30 12:25:38

LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles cosmetic dentist, Dr. Kevin Sands, today announces that he offers a comprehensive selection of cosmetic dental treatments. With the services available at his office, area patients can improve and maintain their teeth throughout life, boosting their confidence and quality of life as a result. Dr. Sands addresses everything from tooth discoloration to malformation and physical damage, giving patients a high level of flexibility with...

2014-05-29 23:13:21

Although popular among celebrities according to recent reports, Charlotte dental expert Dr. Patrick J. Broome notes that research does not support the teeth whitening claims of the folk remedy known as “oil pulling”. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The ancient teeth whitening practice of “oil pulling” has recently exploded in the media, with Allure reporting that celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Shailene Woodley swear by the practice for fresher breath and...

2014-05-29 23:12:53

MD Marketing Experts (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 MD Marketing Experts knows how important the first impression can be for a new business. Often times, the first encounter a person has with a business, especially with doctors and surgeons, is by clicking their website in Google search results. This is why it is so critical to have a modern, professional website to introduce your practice. MD Marketing Experts is happy to announce their latest creation, a specialty micro-niche site for Bellava...


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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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