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Medtronic’s new direct aortic approach to TAVI wins European approval

Mon, 07 Nov 2011 21:15:32

European regulators have approved the delivery of Medtronic‘s CoreValve System using a new direct aortic approach in patients with severe aortic stenosis. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is a less-invasive...

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Breast implant problems can be stopped with conscientious doctors

Sun, 22 Jan 2012 19:43:43

This year began with a breast implant scandal. This one has brought back memories of the one early in my private practice. The current one involves the PIP-branded breast implants produced by the French company Poly Implant Prothese and rebranded by the Dutch company Rofil as Rofil M-implants breast implants. The first one involved silicone implants made by American companies including Dow Corning who no longer makes breast implants. The picture of 3 implants includes: top -- an old McGhan double lumen (silicone gel implant surrounded by a saline implant); bottom left – Dow Corning textured silicone implant; and bottom right – Dow Corning smooth silicone implant. Dow Corning has not made breast implants since approximately 1992.

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Minimally invasive weight loss device maker quietly raises $2.75 million

Thu, 24 May 2012 20:47:32

Although it’s trying to keep quiet about its product, a medical device startup developing a new treatment for obesity revealed this week it’s in the middle of raising $5.5 million....

Ingham County Judge removed from bench - Nettles-Nickerson ordered to pay $12,000 toward costs of case

Beverley Nettles-Nickerson on Friday became the 11th Michigan judge removed from office since the 1968 inception of the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission.

9:00 AM, Jun 14, 2008

'Extreme Home' family, one year later

One year after the ABC television show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" gave the Nickless family a new house - and thrust them into the limelight - reality has returned.

2:58 PM, Oct 11, 2009

Why is O negative blood so special

"Their blood cells can be given to anyone." LeeAnn Weitekamp is the Medical Director for MI Blood

3:49 PM, May 28, 2013

Lauren Stanton

Lauren Stanton joined WZZM 13 in the Spring of 2000.

12:54 PM, Apr 12, 2013

Made in Michigan: Amway

The Ada-based company was founded in 1959 by Jay Van Andel and Rich DeVos.  Over the decades it has grown into one of the world's largest direct selling companies.

3:53 PM, Jul 10, 2012

Blackberry Smoke on Take Five

Charlie Starr from Blackberry Smoke talks about their new album.

11:08 AM, Jan 3, 2013

MSU Cheerleader from Twin Lake taken off on stretcher

Taylor Young, the Michigan State cheerleader who took a hard spill during MSU's basketball win Wednesday at Breslin Center, is fine and out of the hospital.

12:58 PM, Dec 1, 2011

Sex, TV, & Sports ... Hot Topics with Moms!

See what local moms are talking about on www.momslikeme.com

 

9:37 AM, Jun 21, 2011
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