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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....
Four men who admitted their roles in a home invasion on Grand Rapids' west side are headed to prison -- serving consecutive sentences -- for assaulting the residents and and raping a woman.
"Their blood cells can be given to anyone." LeeAnn Weitekamp is the Medical Director for MI Blood
All five suspects accused of a robbery and rape at a Grand Rapids home are now in custody.
Grand Rapids Police are looking for up to five men involved in a sexual assault and home invasion overnight.
Toxic blue-green algae is spreading from Dunton Park to Holland State Park. Health officials say it's been known to develop before but rarely to this extent.
"I don't want this to happen to no other 14-year-olds," said the woman, whose daughter's alleged a months-long stint as a dancer at All Star on 8 Mile Rd. led to abuse charges to be filed against a manager there.
WZZM 13, the Gannett owned ABC affiliate, in Grand Rapids, Michigan is seeking an innovative, motivated and creative individual to be our Social Media Specialist (SMS). Successful candidate must be passionate about social media and should be an adept social media producer.
Here's the list of 1,843 Michiganders who are owed tax refunds from the federal government, but the post office has returned their checks as undeliverable to the Internal Revenue Service
Capt. Jeffrey Hertel says one person -- 19-year-old James Edward Hodges -- is wanted in connection with Monday's attack. Hodges is black, 5'8" and 120 lbs.
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