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2014-08-18 23:03:24

Group of surgeons specializing in oncologic, colorectal, vascular, general, and thoracic surgery offers diagnostic, evaluation and laboratory services Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Brooklyn residents have access to top-quality surgical care at Mount Sinai Doctors Brooklyn Heights, a multispecialty practice in downtown Brooklyn. A group of surgeons specializing in oncologic, colorectal, vascular, general, and thoracic surgery will offer diagnostic services, evaluation before and...

2014-07-23 23:03:16

Surgeons at Christ Hospital operate using the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System. Investment in innovation brings state-of-the-art technology to Jersey City. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that Christ Hospital is the first hospital in New Jersey to receive the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System, the latest and most advanced robotics platform in the da Vinci series. This 4th generation robotic platform is a technological leap and a...

2014-07-17 23:08:44

Dr. Mark Soloway, who has been appointed Chief of Urologic Oncology at Memorial Cancer Institute, will lead a new division focused on the care of bladder, prostate and kidney cancers, while also establishing a research program. Hollywood, Fla. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Mark Soloway, MD, an internationally recognized leader in urologic oncology, has joined the Memorial Cancer Institute and the Memorial Physician Group. Dr. Soloway, who has been appointed Chief of Urologic Oncology, will lead a...

2014-06-04 12:25:59

CRANFORD and STONE HARBOR, N.J., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is estimated that 1 man in 6 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, so why aren't more men talking about it? Patrick Walsh author of Still Smiling A Conversation With A Prostate Cancer Survivor (available on amazon.com) thinks he knows the answer - fear and ignorance. In Still Smiling, Walsh a prostate cancer survivor takes aim at these mindsets by telling the story of his journey through fear and ignorance and...

2014-05-30 23:09:43

Humility of Mary Health Partners, in cooperation with Intuitive Surgical, will offer auto enthusiasts the opportunity to “test drive” the da Vinci surgical robot during the Fuel the Fight car and motorcycle show June 1. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners, in cooperation with Intuitive Surgical, will offer auto enthusiasts the opportunity to “test drive” the da Vinci surgical robot during the Fuel the Fight car and motorcycle show June 1 at...

2014-05-09 23:05:53

Dr. Kia Michel, founding member of Comprehensive Urology, is launching a new website devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Dr. Kia Michel of Comprehensive Urology is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the Integrated Prostate Cancer Center of Los Angeles, a facility dedicated to the treatment of prostate cancer. The new website can be found at ProstateCancerDR.com. “The goal of the Integrated Prostate Cancer...

2014-05-06 23:10:10

At Comprehensive Urology in Beverly Hills, urologists perform robotic-assisted prostate surgery, a method which has been shown to be more effective when treating prostate cancer. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A recent study from UCLA has found that robotic-assisted prostatectomy offers a number of advantages over traditional prostatectomy procedures. These benefits include a lower likelihood of patients needing additional treatment and fewer side effects than other prostate...

2014-04-25 23:05:59

Urologist at Comprehensive Urology Named Southern California Super Doctor by Los Angeles Magazine for 2014 Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Los Angeles urologist Kiarash Michel, MD, has been named one of Southern California’s Super Doctors for 2014, making it the fifth consecutive year he has been awarded the honor. “Being recognized as a Super Doctor is always an incredible honor, and this year is no exception,” says Dr. Michel. “I’m lucky to have such wonderful...

2014-04-24 16:30:02

FRISCO, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The surgical team at Centennial Medical Center, Frisco, TX is proud to provide patients with some of the most minimally invasive surgical options, including the single-incision, robotic-assisted procedure using the da Vinci(®) Surgical System. During a da Vinci(®) Single-Site((TM)) surgery, one tiny incision is made in the belly button, approximately one inch long, resulting in a virtually scar-free procedure. The Food and Drug...

2014-04-16 16:30:29

AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, April 16, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at St. David's North Austin Medical Center will become the first facility in the world to bring the benefits of the new da Vinci Xi Surgical System to patients. Within the first week, physicians will perform several different cancer procedures across three different specialties. The three specialties are colorectal, gynecologic and urologic oncology. "The use of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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