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2013-08-29 23:19:37

Liza M. Capiendo, M.D. (http://www.lacolon.com) has been elected Clinical Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, effective September 1, 2013. A renowned surgeon-scientist with expertise in the treatment of fecal incontinence and pelvic floor disorders, laparoscopic techniques to treat colorectal disorders, and other complicated colorectal conditions, Dr. Capiendo is a member of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA...

2013-06-17 23:15:07

The doctors at Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (LACSRA) have launched a new website, found at http://www.LAhemorrhoids.com, intended to educate patients about hemorrhoids and the treatment options that are available to those who have the condition. Hemorrhoids are a very common condition in the United States, and this website is intended to provide more information about this common colorectal problem. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 By launching a new...

2013-03-20 23:01:21

Minimally invasive laparoscopic colorectal surgery allows surgeons to perform many common colon and rectal procedures through small incisions and depending on the type of procedure, patients may leave the hospital in a few days and return to normal activities more quickly than patients recovering from open surgery. As part of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) is committed to raising patient awareness of such...

2013-01-08 05:01:33

For the second year in a row, three colon and rectal surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates ( http://www.LAcolon.com ), Gary H. Hoffman M.D., Eiman Firoozmand M.D. and Liza Capiendo M.D., have received the prestigious 2013 Los Angeles SuperDoctors Award. The award is based on a vote of their peers citywide, and is given to those physicians who have consistently demonstrated excellence in their field of care. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Three Los...

2012-10-04 10:26:57

Separate studies report robotic-assisted and minimally invasive operations may extend patients' life spans with fewer complications Advanced surgical techniques such as robotic-assisted operations and minimally invasive surgical procedures may extend survival and improve recovery in octogenarians with bladder and colorectal cancers when compared with patients who undergo conventional open operations according to two new studies presented at the 2012 Annual Clinical Congress of the American...

2012-05-21 23:00:19

Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates recognized as Super Doctors of 2012. Physicians were chosen for this prestigious honor though an intensive peer-to-peer selection process and independent research by Key Professional Media, Inc. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates has been ranked in the top 5% of colorectal surgeons in the Los Angeles area, as rated by the Minnesota-based company, Key Professional Media, Inc. The Super...

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General Surgery
2013-04-30 10:15:33

General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...

2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

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