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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....

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

GRBJ: Trucking industry facing driver shortage

In recent years, the truck-driving industry has been hit hard with a driver shortage, and industry veterans say the shortage likely will begin to have a serious negative ripple effect on industries across the country if the trend continues.

8:00 AM, Feb 10, 2014

Accident stops I-96 traffic near Portland

The crash has been cleared and traffic is starting to move again through this area.

3:54 PM, Nov 21, 2012

6-year-old boy dies after accident at Great Wolf Lodge

A 6-year-old boy from Livonia, Michigan died last night after an accident at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City.

9:50 AM, Aug 21, 2008

Catherine Behrendt

Catherine Behrendt came to WZZM 13 in 1987 as a news producer and special projects reporter.

12:58 PM, Apr 12, 2013

Dan Harland

I feel like a pretty lucky guy. I knew what I wanted to do with my life when I was in grade school and here I am.

9:18 PM, Nov 15, 2010

Lauren Stanton

Lauren Stanton joined WZZM 13 in the Spring of 2000.

12:54 PM, Apr 12, 2013

ABC says Elizabeth Vargas is in rehab for alcohol

ABC News reporter and 20/20 anchor Elizabeth Vargas has been off the air because she's in rehab for alcohol dependency, the network said Wednesday.

9:18 PM, Nov 6, 2013

Aaron's Adventure: Jumping at the Sky Zone

Aaron travels to the Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Kentwood.

8:19 AM, Mar 30, 2013

West Michigan sex trafficking investigation

You may not think that West Michigan is a hot spot for sex trafficking. But a national organization finds Michigan's women, girls and young boys are at risk.

8:18 AM, May 14, 2013
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