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2013-11-16 23:01:12

Continuing its commitment to being at the forefront of advanced medical technology, Peconic Bay Medical Center has been chosen by Intuitive Surgical – the maker of the da Vinci® surgical system, as the first da Vinci Single Site Case Observation Site on Long Island. Riverhead, NY (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 Continuing its commitment to being at the forefront of advanced medical technology, Peconic Bay Medical Center has been chosen by Intuitive Surgical – the maker of the da...

2013-11-06 23:30:08

Donald Kress, MD. FACS, a Board Certified Surgeon with more than 30 years of experience, has written a practical and easy-to-read guide to plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures called "Trust Me I'm A Plastic Surgeon - The Survival Guide." Frederick, MD (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 We’ve all seen the stories and photos of facelifts and cosmetic procedures gone wrong on TV and in tabloids. And you may have seen people who look like they have “duck lips” or tennis bulbs...

2013-10-26 23:03:46

St. Mary’s Medical Center has been recognized as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for stroke care, gastrointestinal care and general surgery by Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals. San Francisco (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 St. Mary’s Medical Center has been recognized as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for stroke care, gastrointestinal care and general surgery by Healthgrades, the leading...

2013-10-11 23:19:11

Dr. Severin Palydowycz Continues Humanitarian Effort Helping More than 200 Visually Impaired Patients in Macedonia Middletown, NY (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 When Severin B. Palydowycz, MD learned there were patients in Macedonia who had been on a waiting list for cataract surgery for more than three years, he knew he had to do something. Dr. Palydowycz, a surgeon at Hudson Valley Ambulatory Surgery (HVAS), and director and chief surgeon at Tri-state Eye, has performed good will surgeries...

2013-10-10 11:41:02

University of Michigan Health System study shows wide variation in surgeons' skills Video ratings data of surgeons' operating skills successfully predicted whether patients would suffer complications after they leave the operating room, according to a University of Michigan Health System study. The study assessed the relationship between the technical skill of 20 bariatric surgeons and post-surgery complications in 10,343 patients undergoing common, but complex laparoscopic gastric...

2013-10-08 13:40:09

However, surgeons find that appendectomy costs $419 more on the weekend Patients who undergo surgical removal of the appendix on a weekend do not experience more postoperative complications than those who undergo the same operation on weekdays, but they do pay slightly more in hospital charges, a new national study finds. Results were presented during a scientific poster session at the 2013 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. Prior studies have shown higher rates of...

2013-10-07 04:21:11

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Annual Clinical Congress convenes this week in Washington, DC, running until Thursday, October 10. The Clinical Congress is one of the largest international meetings of surgeons in the world. The following press activities are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday (October 7-8), in the ACS Press Conference Room, located in ACS Offices section, lower level, Hall A/B, Walter E. Washington Convention Center....

2013-10-04 16:22:45

CLEVELAND, October 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Skills Training Now Exceeds 200 Hours of Simulator Training Time Laparoscopic surgery has increasingly come to replace more traditional 'open' procedures in a variety of medical fields. Recognizing that these procedures require special training, Simbionix has made it a priority to provide extensive practice for physicians. This new addition of the advanced cases to the all-inclusive Appendectomy Module...

2013-09-23 08:28:55

Physician-formulated Products Offer True Relief and Promote Gastrointestinal Health MIAMI, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half of all Americans suffer from hemorrhoids and they are ashamed to talk about this topic with their doctors and friends. But they don't need to suffer in silence any longer. Dr. Eduardo Krajewski, a board certified colon and rectal surgeon has created four products that reduce hemorrhoids symptoms and offer real pain relief. He also announced the launch of two...

2013-09-18 23:01:33

Orange County Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Ali Sajjadian is proud to announce his appointment as President of the Orange County Society of Plastic Surgeons. The organization is designed to bring Orange County plastic surgeons together to offer additional training and the sharing of ideas among peers. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Orange County Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Ali Sajjadian is proud to announce his appointment as President of the Orange County Society of Plastic Surgeons. He...


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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