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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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Jackie Ward, Anchor/Multimedia Journalist

Jackie Ward joined the NEWS CENTER team in January 2010.

7:48 AM, Sep 11, 2013

Teen survives shark attack

ORMOND BEACH, Florida (WESH) - A 17-year-old bitten on the shoulder by a shark in Ormond Beach, Florida  is recovering after receiving 30 stitches.

3:17 PM, Sep 4, 2013

Two killed in Trenton crash

TRENTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - A car crash kills two people in the Hancock County town of Trenton.

4:56 AM, May 28, 2012

Dead body found by Maine Med garage

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Portland Police have a confirmed a dead body by the Maine Medical parking garage on Congress Street.

9:24 AM, Feb 18, 2014

Maine starts to take on sex trafficking

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Sex trafficking is a growing problem in Maine, as out-of-state pimps target 12- to 24-year-old women, promising them love, money or drugs, and delivering shame, abuse and humiliation.

12:05 AM, Feb 4, 2014

Sharon Rose Vaznis, Anchor

"We take our work seriously. But we don't take ourselves seriously ." That's how Sharon Rose Vaznis describes her role as part of the highly rated NEWS CENTER Morning Report team

7:47 AM, Sep 11, 2013

USM students mourn classmate

GORHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Counseling services were made available to all University of Southern Maine students following the death of a 18-year old student earlier this week.

9:51 PM, Nov 18, 2011

Two dead after early morning car accident in Trenton

TRENTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- The Maine State Police says a two car accident in Trenton early Saturday morning has now resulted in the deaths of two people.

7:27 PM, May 15, 2010

BoSox name Tazawa closer

With Joel Hanrahan and Andrew Bailey on the disabled list, the Boston Red Sox named Junichi Tazawa as the team's closer.

12:39 PM, May 8, 2013
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