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2014-02-11 10:42:18

Reduces ED length of stay, can avoid radiation from CT scans Using portable ultrasound as a first-line imaging study in kids with suspected appendicitis helps reduce emergency room length of stay and reduces the need for CT scans, according to a team of Mount Sinai researchers. Bedside ultrasound, often referred to as point-of-care ultrasonography, has a specificity of about 94%, meaning that it misses few cases, , the Mt. Sinai researchers add. Results from the study are published online...

2014-02-10 16:27:39

Reduces ED Length of Stay, Can Avoid Radiation from CT Scans NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using portable ultrasound as a first-line imaging study in kids with suspected appendicitis helps reduce emergency room length of stay and reduces the need for CT scans, according to a team of Mount Sinai researchers. Bedside ultrasound, often referred to as point-of-care ultrasonography, has a specificity of about 94%, meaning that it misses few cases, the Mt. Sinai...

2014-01-17 23:20:18

Dr. Mai Brooks is the only surgical oncologist and general surgeon awarded the coveted “Super Doctor” title in Thousand Oaks, CA. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Dr. Mai Brooks is dedicated to fulfilling her patients’ needs and assisting in their healthcare concerns. In her Thousand Oaks private practice, Dr. Brooks offers a wide range of oncological services to her patients. While the focus of the practice rests largely on breast disease and skin/soft tissue, Dr....

2014-01-17 20:20:07

Speakers Share Lessons Learned from the Asiana Airlines Accident Response CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surgeons from Bay Area hospitals that treated the victims of the July 2013 Asiana Airlines accident came together to share the successes and challenges in trauma and emergency care delivery in the days and weeks after the mass casualty response. Presenters offered new solutions to improve the quality of patient care and strengthen emergency medical response through...

2014-01-14 23:03:55

The Surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates are now using robotic surgical technology in the operative treatment of colon and rectal tumors, and certain benign colorectal conditions. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Robotic Colorectal surgery is a significant advance in today’s surgical care and is being used by the surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://www.lacolon.com). The surgeons believe that robot-assisted surgery is a...

2014-01-08 16:26:16

Surgical Leaders and other Medical Experts Discuss Lessons Learned from Asiana Airlines Accident Response CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 14, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and hosts John Maa, MD, FACS, and Shelley Marks, MD, FACS, will bring together health care leaders from across the Bay Area for the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Northern California, to share the successes and challenges in trauma/critical care delivery in the days and weeks after...

2013-12-18 23:02:57

Dr. Tamica Evelyn White of Summit Breast Care was inducted into the American College of Surgeons at the 100th Clinical Congress on October 6th, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Only surgeons who provide the highest quality of care and have the utmost respect of their peers qualify to become members of this college. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Approved NJ Top Doc, Dr. Tamica Evelyn White of Summit Breast Care was inducted into the American College of Surgeons at the 100th Clinical...

2013-12-17 23:24:25

Northern Westchester Hospital Designated a Case Observation Center for Advanced Single-Incision Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has been designated a Case Observation Center for robot-assisted surgery by Intuitive Surgical, maker of the da Vinci robotic surgical system. As a certified training site, NWH will host visiting surgeons from across the United States each month to observe...

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...

2013-11-22 23:01:16

Dr. Eric C. Burdge, a general surgeon specializing in breast disease and aerospace medicine practicing in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, has joined the DoctorsElite healthcare network. Gulfport, MS (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 DoctorsElite has announced the addition of Dr. Eric C. Burdge to the site's ranks of connected doctors. Dr. Burdge brings with him decades of medical experience. His expertise in surgery and service with the Air National Guard make him a valuable addition to the...


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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