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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
Tim woke up in the hospital. He couldn't move. His family told him they'd asked the doctors to bring him out of a drug-induced coma. They had terrible news - and a horrific question to ask.
A Wyoming Park High School student faces up to 15 years in prison after crashing a car - killing two of his fellow classmates.
Calvin College freshman Carissa Verkaik broke a 14-year old MIAA single game scoring record Wednesday night.
"It's worked out very, very well. There hasn't been a gun shop in Holland City proper for 20 years."
It's mid-January and the calendar is full of events for everyone in the family to enjoy.
Police say two officers were assigned one of the department's new Ford Explorer patrol vehicles because of poor road conditions on side streets.
Chick-fil-A representatives have confirmed for WZZM 13 that the restaurant chain intends to open new stores in West Michigan.
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