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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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Travel apps good for planning, convenience

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- From hotel to public restroom finders, apps make traveling in an unfamiliar place easier.

7:31 AM, Feb 27, 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

Ellsworth approves marijuana dispensary moratorium

ELLSWORTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Ellsworth's city council approved Monday night a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.

3:20 PM, Jan 12, 2010

New robot-assisted surgery reverses tubal ligation

(NBC) -- Kristen Presutti is about to undo something she thought was a done deal.

11:48 AM, Jul 3, 2012

The "Wild Kratts" Brothers

12:33 AM, Jan 21, 2011

Kenduskeag canoe race

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- Low water levels did not stop people from picking up a paddle and participating in the 46th annual Kenduskeag Canoe Race.

5:33 PM, Apr 21, 2012

Amy Bouchard's Moose Crunch

We're celebrating the start of baseball season with Amy Bouchard's recipe for Moose Crunch.

3:10 PM, Apr 12, 2013

Coroner completes Brittany Murphy autopsy

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles County coroner's office says it has completed an autopsy of Brittany Murphy but will defer releasing a cause of death until after toxicology tests are complete.

6:51 PM, Dec 21, 2009

Monhegan Island: Maine's hidden gem

MONHEGAN ISLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Tucked into Maine's midcoast and about an hour away from mainland by ferry is a gem of an island that's hosted an artistic community for nearly 4 centuries.

7:16 AM, Aug 3, 2013

Maine soldier killed in Afghanistan

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The U.S. Army says a soldier from Maine has been killed in Afghanistan.

4:18 PM, Jun 25, 2013
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