News tagged with implant
(Medical Xpress)—The ability to short-circuit debilitating tremors in disease states with implantable stimulators is nothing short of remarkable. The same can be said for cochlear prosthetics which restore ...
Neuroscience Apr 24, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress)—Two wrongs don't make a right, they say, but here's how one tangle can straighten out another.
Medical research May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
For the first time, a small device implanted in the brain has accurately predicted the onset of seizures in some adults who have epilepsy that doesn't respond to drugs, according to a small proof-of-concept study published ...
Neuroscience May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Metal-on-metal hip implants can cause inflammation of the joint lining (synovitis) long before symptoms appear, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to identify this inflammation, according to ...
Surgery May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Practitioners might consider discontinuing prophylactic antibiotics for patients with prosthetic implants undergoing dental procedures, and these patients should be encouraged to maintain appropriate ...
Dentistry May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A device commonly used to treat dangerous heart rhythms may cause more issues for patients than a simpler version of the same device. The implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) prevents sudden cardiac death by detecting ...
Cardiology May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Scientists report positive results in early testing of a wireless pacemaker that's placed in the heart instead of being connected to it via wires from the upper chest.
Cardiology May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Programming an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) with a long-detection interval compared with a standard-detection interval resulted in a reduction in anti-tachycardia pacing episodes, ICD shocks delivered, and ...
Cardiology May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cosmetic breast implants seem to adversely affect the survival of women who are subsequently diagnosed with breast cancer, finds a small study published on BMJ website today.
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A group of independent experts has slammed Britain's cosmetic surgery industry for not protecting patients adequately and is calling for stricter controls in the aftermath of a breast implant scandal in Europe ...
Surgery Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A French prosecutor on Tuesday called for the founder of a firm whose faulty breast implants sparked a global health scare to be given a four-year prison sentence on fraud charges.
Other May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Obama administration and federal courts are wrangling over changes to the regulations governing access to emergency contraceptives. The administration supports new rules that would allow girls as young ...
Medications May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Interspinous spacer implantation—a less-invasive alternative surgical option for spinal stenosis—has a lower complication rate than spinal fusion, reports a study in the May 1 issue of Spine.
Surgery May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Ninety-eight percent of women undergoing breast augmentation surgery say the results met or exceeded their expectations, according to a prospective outcome study published in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Su ...
Surgery May 01, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
Elderly or people with osteoporosis, smokers, diabetics or people who have had cancer are sometimes not eligible to receive dental implants as their bones are unable to correctly integrate the new prostheses which replace ...
Dentistry Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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