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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....

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Kan. lawmakers consider spanking bill

WICHITA, Kansas (KSNW) -- Kansas lawmakers will soon consider a bill legalizing spanking.

10:55 AM, Feb 19, 2014

Shark expert says Boothbay Harbor shark likely a great white

BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER)- Lots of people have seen the video of a shark off Boothbay Harbor, but was it a Great White shark?

5:13 PM, Aug 5, 2013

Father Jack Dickinson

3:35 PM, Jun 3, 2011

Steven Clark Sentenced To 43 Years In Prison

PORTLAND (NEWS CENTER) -- A man who was found guilty of shooting his friend after a night of drinking more than a year ago is going to jail for a long time.

7:29 PM, Jun 25, 2007

What type of wine did Hannibal Lecter drink as he at the liver of a census taker?

a. beaujolais    b. chianti    c. madeira    d. malbec

8:22 AM, Dec 31, 2012

Smelly litter box mistaken for meth lab, neighborhood evacuated

WESTLAND, Mich. (NBC) -- Hazmat teams tested a Westland, Michigan home after the landlord said she thought the former tenants were running a methamphetamine lab inside.

3:41 PM, Apr 13, 2010

Funeral home puts bodies in favorite poses

ROCK HILL, South Carolina (WCNC) - Cecil Gilmore is a mortician who will pose your dead body as you were in life.

4:41 PM, Nov 15, 2011

State Police try new tactic to catch distracted drivers

(NEWS CENTER) - Since going into effect in September 2011, police have issued few tickets for texting while driving.

State Police have a clever way to boost those numbers.

11:43 PM, Mar 10, 2012

Few tickets issued for texting while driving

While cell phone-related car crashes are becoming more common, police departments across the state are issuing few tickets for texting while driving.

7:01 PM, Mar 6, 2012

Former sardine cannery shows new signs of life

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The last full-time sardine cannery in the U.S. is showing new signs of life.

6:11 PM, Jul 10, 2011
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