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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

Made in Michigan: Howard Miller clocks

Zeeland-based Howard Miller has been making a timeless device for decades. 

7:52 PM, Feb 4, 2013

Zeeland West wins state championship, 45-7

For the second time in the school's short 7-year history, Zeeland West is a state football champion.

1:34 AM, Nov 26, 2011

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

Student charged with drunk driving after deadly crash

A Wyoming Park High School student faces up to 15 years in prison after crashing a car - killing two of his fellow classmates.

11:32 AM, May 22, 2012

WEIRD: Oklahoma chupacabra actually is a hairless raccoon

Can you name this animal?

12:46 PM, Mar 5, 2010

6-year-old boy dies after accident at Great Wolf Lodge

A 6-year-old boy from Livonia, Michigan died last night after an accident at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City.

9:50 AM, Aug 21, 2008

Fred Trost, ‘Michigan Outdoors’ host, dies at 61- Lansing man remembered as ‘giant of the outdoors’

Fred Trost, longtime host of the popular hunting and fishing show, "Michigan Outdoors," died Wednesday.

9:57 AM, Jul 19, 2007
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