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2014-06-26 23:04:13

The shorter and narrower implants offer less invasive surgery and happier patients. Campbell, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Dr. Jeremy K. Ueno, of Ueno Periodontics, is now, in certain cases, using implants that are smaller than traditional implants. These implants are shorter and narrower and offer many benefits. If a patient wants to avoid a sinus bone graft or has a nerve that may be in the way, and traditional implant placement is not warranted, Dr. Ueno now uses implants that are shorter...

2014-06-26 23:02:54

The Firm represents plaintiffs in hip replacement lawsuits that allege injury caused by these artificial hip devices. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, a national personal injury law firm with over 25 years of experience helping individuals obtain compensation for injuries caused by defective medical devices, announces the launch of its Hip Implant Injury Center website, http://www.hipimplantinjury.com, to assist individuals with determining whether...

2014-06-26 23:01:02

There are many reasons why this form of oral surgery is quickly gaining popularity amongst the masses and Dr. Kanani is just the dentist to explain why. Los Angeles. CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Dr. Kaveh Kanani D.D.S. is the proud head of Around the Corner Dental Health Spa, one of the top general dentist Woodland Hills. He has recently unveiled why dental implants are important for those suffering from missing teeth and explains his unique technique of carrying out this procedure. He is...

2014-06-26 08:28:48

Developed by Dr. Rian A. Maercks, the procedure will be introduced to the prestigious congress on aesthetic plastic surgery in Rio de Janeiro this September MIAMI, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four years after announcing the use of a novel breast augmentation technique in his practice, Dr. Rian A. Maercks M.D. of The Maercks Institute Miami is receiving increased international exposure and recognition. The technique, named the Cold-Subfascial Breast Augmentation, was envisioned by...

2014-06-24 23:14:09

New Albany cosmetic dental work expert Dr. Ronald Receveur knows how important an attractive smile can be to someone’s self-esteem. For those who have unattractive teeth or at least teeth they are unhappy with, Dr. Receveur has six tips about cosmetic dentistry. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 New Albany cosmetic dental work expert Dr. Ronald Receveur knows how important an attractive smile can be to someone’s self-esteem. Dr. Receveur was born with a missing front tooth. The...

2014-06-24 23:03:15

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Hip Replacement Implants Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/hip-replacement-implants-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The report titled ‘Hip Replacement Implants Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2013 – 2019’ encompasses a...

2014-06-23 23:09:53

For those who no longer want to wait up to two years and wear unsightly and restrictive metal braces to get straighter teeth, Louisville cosmetic family dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur this month began offering Fast Smiles in Six Months. This new procedure allows Dr. Receveur and his associate, Dr. Bradley Frederick, to give patients beautiful, straight teeth in just six months. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 For those who no longer want to wait up to two years and wear unsightly and...

Self-powered Artificial Cardiac Pacemaker Developed By Researchers
2014-06-23 03:49:58

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) As the number of pacemakers implanted each year reaches into the millions worldwide, improving the lifespan of pacemaker batteries has been of great concern for developers and manufacturers. Currently, pacemaker batteries last seven years on average, requiring frequent replacements, which may pose patients to a potential risk involved in medical procedures. A research team from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and...

2014-06-23 04:20:48

Retina Implant AG's Lead Clinical Trial Investigator Presents Patient Experiences with the Alpha IMS Subretinal Implant LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Professor Eberhart Zrenner, Retina Implant's co-founder and lead clinical trial investigator and founding director of the Institute of Ophthalmic Research, University of Tuebingen, Germany,...

2014-06-21 23:03:37

6,046 DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Alleging Complications From DePuy/s Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Required Replacement Surgery Caused Chronic Pain And In Some Cases Metallosis Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 The product liability lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC note DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits filed in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, have increased by more than 300 since April. According to litigation statistics, 6,046 DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits are pending as of...


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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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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