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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....

Cutting Edge Obesity

The Cutting Edge: Fighting the Fat

7:55 PM, Sep 1, 2011

Some of the biggest battles we face involve our waists. Obesity, from shaving off an extra 5 pounds to a struggle with hundreds of ...

Cutting Edge Eating Healthy

Timing of NY Rebate Checks Tied to 2014 Election

Part of this year's state budget has some political observers shaking their heads in disgust.

5:47 PM, Mar 24, 2013

Support Spreads Online For Injured West Seneca Girl

11 months after she was hit by a van, Alyssa Loschiavo continues to fight for recovery and her family is trying to rally support. They have entered an web contest for a new wheelchair accessible van.

1:49 PM, Apr 13, 2012

What Really Happened To The Girls In Le Roy?

Everyone it seemed had an opinion, or had come to a conclusion, about what had caused the girls' illness.

7:06 PM, Feb 21, 2013

Support For Injured Teen Swells on Social Media

Friends and Family of 14 year old Alyssa Loschiavo have turned to social media to spread updates on her condition.

5:23 PM, May 17, 2011

Kevin O'Neill Goes to Gothic City

8:05 AM, Sep 19, 2008

Florida Builds Home Out of Shipping Containers

Shipping containers are extremely durable designed to withstand high winds, salt water and hold 60,000 lbs. so why not stack them and turn them into a house?

4:36 PM, Nov 16, 2012

Statistics On Accidents Involving Elderly Drivers

Some believe numbers reflect that elderly drivers pose no more danger, in some cases less, than those in other age groups.

1:09 PM, Jul 11, 2012

Woman Raped and Held Captive; Police Say Attacker Then Committed Suicide

Authorities say a western New York man with a lengthy criminal history has committed suicide after raping and beating a woman he held captive for two days.

9:05 PM, Jul 28, 2011

Weekend Halloween Activities in Western New York

Halloween is right around the corner, so 2 On Your Side has compiled a list of some of the most popular Halloween activities happening this weekend.

4:10 AM, Oct 18, 2010
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