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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

Pink umbrellas form 'ribbon of hope'

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.

8:25 PM, Oct 14, 2013

Mystery of the Michigan Triangle

The lore of Lake Michigan isn't limited to its beautiful beaches and open water.

9:35 AM, Nov 8, 2007

LIfeguards demonstrate water safety

As people head to area beaches this summer, they'll also be heading to area pools.

8:11 PM, Jul 1, 2013

Do's & Don'ts For Job Applications

10:30 AM, Mar 15, 2010

Lauren Stanton

Lauren Stanton joined WZZM 13 in the Spring of 2000.

12:54 PM, Apr 12, 2013

Northwest Flight 2501 crashed into Lake Michigan June 23, 1950

At the time, it was considered America's worst commercial aviation disaster. Today, it remains one of our country's most mysterious plan crashes.

6:31 PM, May 16, 2012

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

Eric & Sarah Knysz suspected in shooting of MSP trooper Paul Butterfield

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.

7:26 PM, Sep 10, 2013
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