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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.
For the past dozen years, Associated Community Services has put its banks of script-reading phone solicitors to work for the veterans group, dialing into homes and convincing people to give up their credit card number and make a donation.
Charlotte Ponce is slowly becoming the little girl she always dreamed she would be.
WZZM hired a licensed private investigator to go beyond what our reporters were doing. We are not identifying her so as to not jeopardize her work.
A 19-year old man and his pregnant wife face charges in connection with the shooting death of a Michigan State Police trooper, according to a family member.
Learn more about the Sky Zone indoor trampoline park.
John Knysz, the father of Eric Knysz, who is suspected of killing a Michigan State Police trooper, spoke with WZZM 13 News Tuesday.
Two months after she moved a second hand couch into her bedroom, A Grand Rapids woman discovered a boa constrictor was living under the cushions.
A shipwreck researcher claims to have solved a mystery surrounding a tragic plane crash nearly 60 years ago.
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