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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...
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.
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....
"Their blood cells can be given to anyone." LeeAnn Weitekamp is the Medical Director for MI Blood
The group used pink umbrellas to create a 'ribbon of hope' in Ah Nab Awen park. It was one of two events Spectrum Health held Monday for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
32 year ago, chaos consumed Forest Hills Central Middle School because a 14-year old girl had gone missing.
The 31-year old man who shot and killed Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer Eric Zapata was likely armed with more than one weapon; a hand gun and a long-gun.
The case involves the arrest of Edward Higgins, who owns several Muskegon County towing companies. A posting that appeared on Craigslist last week includes portions of Higgins' arrest report and his mugshot from the Muskegon County Jail.
Aaron travels to the Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Kentwood.
Recovering from a mastectomy can be a long journey both physically and emotionally and a new program is helping women through both of these stages.
A judge this afternoon sentenced Nathaniel Abraham, one of the youngest convicted murderers in Michigan history, to 93 days in jail for driving on a suspended license.
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