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2013-11-22 23:23:59

Mayo Clinic trained surgeon Dr. Garrett Peel brings innovative practice to Southeast Harris County. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Victory Healthcare welcomes the Previty Clinic for Surgical Care to its East Houston hospital. Previty Clinic provides the latest innovative procedures in general, advanced laparoscopic, acute care and cancer surgery. Previty Clinic’s team of highly trained and specialized physicians will practice at the Victory facility located on I-10 in East...

2013-11-21 23:35:01

Despite urging by experts, one third of Americans are still neglecting colonoscopy screenings. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Despite its wide availability, many Americans are still neglecting screening colonoscopy (a potentially life-saving colon cancer test) according to a recent Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study. In its report released on November 8, 2013 at its website (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6244a4.htm?s_cid=mm6244a4_w), up to 20 million Americans...

2013-11-14 23:25:42

Detroit Weight Loss Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker has released several informational weight loss videos on the website for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Detroit Weight Loss Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker has released several informational weight loss videos on the website for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery. The Institute was created to be the the most...

2013-11-08 23:20:51

As an honorary member of the AGA, Dr. Peter Millett was selected to lecture on the comprehensive arthroscopic management (CAM) procedure and on arthroscopic rotator cuff repair at the Association’s 2013 annual meeting in Wisenbaden, Germany. The CAM procedure was developed by Dr. Millett to help young, active patients with shoulder osteoarthritis delay shoulder replacement. Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Colorado shoulder specialist Peter J. Millett, MD was awarded an honorary...


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Sigmoidoscopy
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...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

Laparoscopy
2013-03-04 09:24:55

A laparoscopy is an invasive surgical procedure used in abdominal area but is much less invasive than the preceding methods. Small incisions are made in the abdomen or pelvic area in which the camera and tools are introduced to perform the surgery or inspect the area. The method before the laparoscopy involved cutting open the area completely with longer healing time and more complications. Although in the pediatric populations, abscesses have a tendency to form around the incision sites....

Cystoscopy
2013-01-18 11:39:08

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...

Colposcopy
2013-01-18 11:34:29

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.