Practical concepts with the Argus II retinal prosthesis
There are revolutionary advances in surgery - radical shifts that change the trajectory of a field - and evolutionary changes, or more incremental advances. The introduction of...
4 days ago - Healio
Medicare hospital outpatient rate set for Argus II
The Medicare hospital outpatient rate for the Argus II retinal prosthesis system has been set at $152,500 by CMS, Second Sight Medical Products announced in a press...
11 days ago - Healio
Researchers successfully implant biomimetic hybrid prosthesis imitating bone structure
For the first time ever, a research team from the small innovative enterprise Biomimetix, implementing several NUST MISIS developments, has successfully implanted a biomimetic...
1 month ago - News Medical
Heraeus Medical announces new all-in-one bone cement and vacuum system
Heraeus Medical recently announced its PALACOS R&R+G pro All-in-One Fixation System. The new system allows for integration of PALACOS bone cement into a ready-to-mix closed...
1 month ago - Healio
B-ONE Ortho receives FDA 510 clearance for total hip system
B-ONE Ortho Corp. announced it has received 510 clearance from the FDA for its b-ONE total hip system, which is the first device from the company. According to a company press...
1 month ago - Healio
Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch Common in TAVR, Survival Suffers
An STS/ACC TVT Registry analysis gives the largest review of this complication, but experts suggest that more details are needed to compare risks between balloon-expandable and...
1 month ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Severe prosthesis-patient mismatch portends risk after TAVR
Howard C. Herrmann SAN DIEGO - Severe prosthesis-patient mismatch conferred elevated risk for mortality and HF hospitalization at 1 year after transcatheter aortic valve...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
TCT: TAVR's Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch Problem Gets Airing
It's not just a surgical issue, according to TVT Registry data
1 month ago - MedPageToday
Most patients who underwent transcatheter valve replacement experience prosthesis-patient mismatch
In the largest multi-institutional study to date, led by researchers from Penn Medicine, the team found that among patients who underwent a transcatheter aortic valve...
1 month ago - News Medical - 4 articles
Second Sight receives $1.6 million grant for development of Orion cortical visual prosthesis
The National Institutes of Health has granted Second Sight Medical Products a $1.6 million grant in order to fund the early feasibility clinical trial of a visual cortical...
2 monthes ago - Healio
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Innovative Treatment for Protecting People With Peanut Allergy
A new treatment on protecting people having peanut allergy was found. Developing tolerance to peanuts over a period of time can help get rid of severity in symptoms upon...
Newly Identified Molecule Can Help Fight Muscular Paralysis
Newly identified molecule can halt the progress of a severe genetic disease that causes whole-body muscle paralysis.
New Blood Pressure Guideline Can Prevent 3 Million Cardiovascular Events...
New blood pressure guideline can prevent more than 3 million cardiovascular disease events over ten years, reveals a new study.
Sexual Preference Recognized as a Risk Factor in Opioid Misuse
Bisexual individuals and homosexual individuals like lesbians and gays are more bound to misuse opioids when compared to those who identify themselves as heterosexual.
Ultrasound of Shoulder Muscle Can Warn of Diabetes
Increased brightness of shoulder muscle on ultrasound imaging may be a warning sign of type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. However, early interventions can be initiated to avoid...
Convection Enhanced Delivery can Halt the Spread of Brain Cancer
The spread of glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer caused by the high pressure of circulating fluid in the brain, could be limited by convection-enhanced delivery
Resiliency of Women to Extreme Physical Activity
From the observation of women who underwent extreme physical training and completed transantartic expedition showed that women are no more susceptible to negative health...
Dual Acting Virus in Cancer Treatment
A new virus that uses protein to simultaneously kill carcinomas and cancer-protective cells was developed by cancer scientists. The virus's dual action will only infect cancer...
Being Bullied at Work May Affect Your Heart
Bullying and violence at the workplace raise the risk of heart diseases, finds a new study.
Noise Pollution in Hospitals Affecting Patients Ability to Rest, Heal and...
Noise pollution in hospitals is a rising issue as it is regularly exceeding international recommendations, according to a new study.