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2014-05-29 23:15:41

Dr. S. Larry Schlesinger Operates Three Facilities in the Aloha State Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Larry Schlesinger, M.D. a plastic surgeon in Hawaii for over 30 years recently passed a major milestone, completing 20,000 surgical procedures in a career marked by accolades, awards, and achievements. Twenty thousand procedures over 30 years equates to over 600 procedures per year, and that’s why Dr. Schlesinger is found usually in his office or the operating room. “I am a...

2014-05-20 23:09:46

Surgeon from La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles announces he will be traveling to Guatemala in May to provide care for underserved communities. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian of La Peer Health Systems will soon be traveling to Guatemala as part of a team of 110 healthcare professionals. The goal of the trip is to provide medical care to over 2,000 patients in the area of Chichicastenango. While there, the team hopes to perform 130 surgeries and 200 dental procedures. All...

2014-04-30 23:10:42

Lakeview Surgery Centre selected by voters as Top Plastic Surgery Clinic. Barrie, ON (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Lakeview Surgery Centre, Barrie’s first cosmetic surgery clinic, announces today that they have been voted as Top Plastic Surgery Clinic of 2014 in the City of Barrie by the Top Choice Award. “We are very pleased to have received this award,” Dr. Emad Guirguis, head cosmetic surgeon of the centre states. “It is clear indication that we meet, and exceed, the expectations of...

2014-04-24 08:34:26

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Radu Pescarus, M.D., Foregut Fellow in the Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Division of Providence Portland Medical Center, presented a poster detailing the pre-clinical use of the MicroCutter(®) XCHANGE 30 surgical stapling device in cutting-edge gastrointestinal surgical procedures including endoscopic assisted trans-gastric and trans-anal full thickness...

2014-04-21 23:00:37

Find Tummy Tuck Surgeons offers a new website to prospective abdominoplasty patients in search for top tummy tuck plastic surgeons in Dallas, Texas and anywhere around the USA. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 It can be quite a difficult task to find tummy tuck surgeons in Dallas, Texas and across the country. It can be a time taking task too where individuals have to search yellow pages or listings online to find the right surgeon near their area. Findtummytucksurgeons.com is a...

2014-03-28 23:22:35

La Peer otolaryngologist Babak Larian, MD, FACS has been granted designation “top doctor” for his exceptional work in Los Angeles. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 As Medical Director of the Salivary Stone Center of Excellence, Babak Larian, MD, FACS, been honored as among the nation’s top doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Lmtd. Castle Connolly is widely known as a leading source for discovering and awarding the top medical doctors in the United States. Castle Connolly has...

2014-03-26 11:08:57

Too-restricted hours may work for some residents, but not for surgical residents Strictly limiting the number of hours surgical residents can work has not improved patient outcomes but may have increased complications for some patients and led to higher failure rates on certification exams, a research paper concludes. Traditionally, doctors in the residency phase of their training spent very long hours in a hospital –often around-the-clock--so they could see a wide variety and high...

2014-03-20 23:21:21

George Velmahos, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, and Division Chief of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, presented on Nonoperative Management of Abdominal Gunshot Wounds and Clearing the Cervical Spine. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of General Surgery Volume 61, Issue 1: Gunshot Wound/Cervical Spine. The goal of this program is to improve the management of...

2014-03-20 12:33:58

The exceptional effort of Dr. Shirin Towfigh and her team at the Beverly Hills Hernia Center demystifies abdominal hernia and its symptoms. LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you are a man, woman or child, you are at risk of suffering a hernia. Hernia symptoms can vary from person to person, making diagnosis difficult, and the examination findings may be non-diagnostic, especially among those that are obese, among women, and among those with very small hidden hernias. This is...

2014-03-06 23:02:28

Five years ago, SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery(TM), or FLS –the nation’s first ever hands-on skills test for performing minimally invasive surgery – became a requirement for board certification by the American Board of Surgery (ABS), the national certifying body for general surgeons and related specialists. FLS set the stage for FES, the Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery(TM), a new program created by SAGES to assess a surgeon's skill and knowledge in endoscopy - all...


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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