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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

Blackberry Smoke on Take Five

Charlie Starr from Blackberry Smoke talks about their new album.

11:08 AM, Jan 3, 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

Lauren Stanton

Lauren Stanton joined WZZM 13 in the Spring of 2000.

12:54 PM, Apr 12, 2013

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

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

 

9:37 AM, Jun 21, 2011

Phil Dawson

After service in Vietnam and Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Army, Phil Dawson used his GI Bill benefits to graduate from the University of Pittsburgh.

1:02 PM, Apr 12, 2013

Strong winds create 'ice tsunami' in Minnesota

Strong winds have pushed huge ice sheets ashore at one of Minnesota's premiere fishing lakes and right up to people's doorsteps. In some cases, the ice has pushed through the buildings.

7:40 PM, May 13, 2013
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