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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
It was easy to tell when swimmer Michael Phelps was in the midst of a particularly grueling training period.
A 6-year-old boy from Livonia, Michigan died last night after an accident at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City.
The crash has been cleared and traffic is starting to move again through this area.
Aaron travels to the Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Kentwood.
Lauren Stanton joined WZZM 13 in the Spring of 2000.
Derek anchors the Monday-Friday morning news with Lauren Stanton and Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer from 5-7a.m. He is also the "Super Saver" reporter which features stories about ways to save money and he does a weekly gardening segment called "Greenthumb" with a very punny Rick Vuyst.
Guy VanderJagt, 75, died in Virginia this morning of pancreatic cancer.
He is survived by his wife, Carol, and daughter, Virginia.
Westbound I-96 has reopened after a multiple vehicle crash involving a snow plow.
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