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2012-06-21 23:02:52

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, is releasing written summaries of its anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology programs via Amazon Kindle and giving away complimentary copies. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Audio-Digest...

2012-06-15 10:23:14

DENVER, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- People who may be considering surgery for a disease or medical condition now have greater access to the most advanced type of minimally invasive procedures available in Colorado. Cherry Creek Shopping Center visitors will be able to "test drive" the new da Vinci Robots in a one-of-a-kind experience on June 18 in the Center's Grand Court. HCA-HealthONE® LLC recently expanded the robotic surgery program - the Colorado Center for Robotic Surgery - with...

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...

2012-05-08 23:02:52

Author and adhesion activist Karen Steward today announced that Angela Patterson of Hillsborough, New Jersey had adhesion surgery in Germany with Dr. Daniel Kruschinski, the German surgeon whose innovative approach to adhesiolysis allowed Steward´s daughter to recover from fourteen years of adhesion pain. (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 After years of suffering from abdominal pain caused by scar tissue that formed following an appendectomy at the age of 19, Angela Patterson of Hillsborough, New...

2012-04-30 14:46:36

Findings reported in Journal of American College of Surgeons may guide development of strategies to keep underrepresented groups on the track to board certification An analysis of a national cohort of recent medical school graduates may provide insight into why women and graduates of some minority groups are relatively underrepresented among general surgeons, particularly those certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS).  The researchers found that general surgery graduate...

2012-04-30 14:20:15

Removing a child's ruptured appendix sooner rather than later significantly lowers hospital costs and charges, according to a recently published study. An estimated $10,000 in hospital charges was saved when pediatric general surgeons removed the ruptured appendix within the first 24 hours, compared to the alternative treatment, called an interval appendectomy, which involved removing the appendix six-eight weeks later. The study was published in the April issue of the Journal of...

2012-04-29 23:02:01

Dr. Heidi Regenass has joined the staff at North Valley Plastic Surgery. She is bringing a wealth of experience and training as a plastic surgeon combined with a desire to offer a more natural approach to anti-aging, breast augmentation, and other cosmetic procedures. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) April 28, 2012 North Valley Plastic Surgery, one of the best known plastic surgery facilities in the Phoenix area, welcomes Dr. Heidi Regenass to its staff of board certified plastic surgeons. Dr....

2012-04-20 14:20:05

Congressman Jim McDermott Congratulates Washington Aviation and Surgical Communities on Leadership and Successes CHICAGO, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted nearly 80 health care and aviation industry leaders at its fifth Surgical Health Care Quality Forum on Wednesday, April 11, at The Rainier Club in Seattle, WA. The event brought together a diverse combination of leaders from Washington State's aviation and health care industries to...

2012-04-17 10:40:18

Anaesthetists have identified a major shortfall in funding for emergency laparotomies in England and have called for a national database to establish a more accurate picture of outcomes and costs. Figures published in the May issue of Anaesthesia suggest a shortfall of £300 million per year for emergency midline general surgical laparotomies, 32% of the total cost of care. The study also found that emergency laparotomy, which involves a large midline incision in the abdomen, had a...

2012-04-10 05:04:52

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- There's now a safe and viable alternative to surgery for patients suffering from appendicitis. Surgery to remove an inflamed appendix (appendectomy) has been the mainstay of treatment for acute appendicitis since 1889 and the general assumption is that, without surgery, the risk of complications, such as perforation or infection, is high. Researchers at the Nottingham Digestive Diseaeses Centre NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, in Nottingham, UK, teamed up to analyze...


Latest General surgery Reference Libraries

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...

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....

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