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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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Route 202 accident kills one, sends two to hospital

MONMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A two car accident Thursday morning killed one person and sent two others to the hospital.

2:12 PM, Mar 6, 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

20 years later: Fort Fairfield flooding flashback

FORT FAIRFIELD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Twenty years ago this spring, this small community on the banks of the Aroostook River was ravaged by a devastating flood.

6:25 PM, Mar 5, 2014

2014 WCSH 6 Sidewalk Art Festival

This year's WCSH 6 Sidewalk Art Festival will be August 23.

3:04 PM, Feb 11, 2014

Jerry and Jeremiah Pasternak of "Born Dealers"

We're talking with Jerry and Jeremiah Pasternak, the father and son team from Rockland starring in the new series "Born Dealers."

5:51 PM, Jan 30, 2012

Roads closed due to flooding

  Route 9 in Cumberland by Crossroad

Tuttle Road also in Cumberland.

Brackett Road at McClellan Road in Gorham.

And -- Route 237 at the Standish/Gorham town line.

And the Payne Road is closed between Exit 42 and Route 1 in Scarborough.

6:59 PM, Jun 3, 2012

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

Ask the expert: Oil burner vs. electric water heater

...which option is more affordable?  

4:58 PM, Jan 14, 2013
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