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2014-07-23 23:28:39

When it comes to evaluating and treating skin cancer, the public overwhelmingly prefers dermatologists over other health care providers, says a just-published study in Dermatologic Surgery. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dermatologists are overwhelmingly the preferred health care provider for evaluating and treating skin cancer, according to a study published in the June issue of Dermatologic Surgery. The journal is the official publication for American Society for...

2014-07-23 23:24:51

Allen Kamrava, M.D., a Board-certified colorectal surgeon in Los Angeles, has launched a website devoted to the treatment of colon cancer, hemorrhoids, and other colorectal conditions. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dr. Allen Kamrava, colorectal surgeon in Beverly Hills, is pleased to announce the launch of a new website dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of various colorectal conditions. The website can be found at DrKamrava.com. “With this new website, I am able to...

2014-07-17 20:23:08

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento on Wednesday became the first hospital in California to use the next-generation robotic surgery system called the da Vinci Xi, which provides 3-D, high-definition visualization and greater dexterity, precision and control for the surgeon as well as less pain and a quicker recovery for the patient. Steven C. Patching, M.D., who in 1993 was the first to use laparoscopic, minimally invasive surgery in...

2014-07-09 12:25:39

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In practice for more than 20 years, Berman Plastic Surgery and Spa has appointed award-winning agency The Gab Group as agency of record. The practice is headed by double-board-certified Dr. Jonathan Ross Berman, known for his natural-looking results in rhinoplasty, facial surgery, breast augmentation and more. Through public relations, marketing and website design, The Gab Group will promote Dr. Berman as one of the area's most proficient...

2014-07-04 23:03:54

Dr. Jed Horowitz customizes breast augmentation to meet expectations. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 A leading plastic surgeon in Newport Beach, California is employing state-of-the-art technology to give a visual representation of what a patient can expect after undergoing a breast augmentation procedure. Jed Horowitz, M.D. is a Board Certified plastic surgeon using a process that involves uploading a photograph of the actual patient, not a model. The program then enhances the...

2014-07-03 23:05:37

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Anti-Adhesion Products markets. Global market for Anti-Adhesion Products is projected to reach US$2.1 billion by 2020, driven by the growing focus on reducing the economic cost and healthcare burden caused by post-surgical adhesion complications. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. – Post-surgical tissue adhesion is often the result of the formation of scar tissue between tissues and organs....

2014-07-01 16:30:01

CASTLE ROCK, Colo., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Venaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPY), an in vitro diagnostic company focused on obtaining FDA clearance and commercializing its CE Marked APPY1(TM) Test, a rapid, multiple biomarker-based assay for identifying patients that are at low risk for appendicitis, today announced it will participate in the third annual ICV Company Outreach Summit, being held July 9-10, 2014, in Montauk, New York. Steve Lundy, President and CEO of Venaxis® will be...

2014-06-30 16:27:04

CHICAGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 27, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Iowa, featuring a panel of health care leaders who shared insights into the unique health care issues that rural areas face today, including workforce shortages, quality education and training for the next generation of rural surgeons, and access to trauma care. Speakers at the forum highlighted how the trauma system has evolved...

2014-06-17 23:11:33

(201) Magazine recently named Dr. Michael Fiorillo one of Bergen County's top doctors. With more than 16 years of experience and double board certification in both plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery, Fiorillo is considered one of the most experienced plastic surgeons in the field. Pearl River, New York (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 (201) Magazine recently named Dr. Michael Fiorillo one of Bergen County's top doctors. With more than 16 years of experience and double board...

2014-06-10 16:27:08

-- Disruptive Surgical Stapler Allows Surgeons to Reach the "Five-Millimeter Barrier" to Take Minimally-Invasive Surgery to the Next Level -- REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Juan-Carlos Verdeja, M.D., F.A.C.S., completed a laparoscopic appendectomy procedure at South Miami Hospital in Florida with virtually no perceptible scar. Using the MicroCutter XCHANGE(®) 30, the world's first and only five-millimeter...


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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