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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

Zeeland East play nominated for Play of the Week

 USA Today has picked the nominees for High School Football Play of the Week and West Michigan is represented again.

3:04 PM, Sep 9, 2013

Severe storms spawn tornado, funnel clouds; Thousands without power

The National Weather Service is sending out crews Friday to survey the damage from two rounds of severe weather.

Send us your storm photos & video

Photo gallery of images from the storms

4:57 AM, Jul 23, 2010

Restaurant closes after violations, reality TV show

It was in business for more than three decades, but now a Douglas restaurant has been shut down because of numerous health code violations.

7:02 PM, Dec 18, 2013

Planes crash at Oshkosh Air Show in Wisconsin

One person died when two airplanes collided at the far end of the north-south runway at Wittman Regional Airport Friday afternoon in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Our newspaper

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8:02 PM, Jul 27, 2007

Men plead no contest in Ottawa County fatal golf cart crash

Two men will be sentenced September fifth in a Grand Haven courtroom after a deadly crash involving a pair of souped-up golf carts.

1:23 PM, Aug 2, 2006

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

Tiramisu alle Fragole & Limoncello di Amore

Instructions for making Tiramisu alle Fragole & Limoncello di Amore from Chef Jenna Arcidiacono of Amore Trattoria Italiana on Alpine Avenue in Comstock Park.

12:22 PM, Jun 17, 2011

Snow plow and truck involved in I-96 crash

Westbound I-96 has reopened after a multiple vehicle crash involving a snow plow.

1:41 PM, Jan 7, 2014

MUST SEE Chincoteague Pony Swim

The wild ponies make the annual swim from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island in the attached report from The Daily Times of Salisbury, Maryland.

9:29 AM, Jul 29, 2010
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