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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...

2013-09-18 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...

2013-09-03 23:19:47

Increased Dexterity and Visualization for Improved Results and Convenience for Patients Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 K and B Surgical Center (http://www.kandbsurgicalcenter.com), a state-of-the-art medical facility with a variety of surgical specialties, announces the successful completion of the first robotic single incision inguinal hernia repair operation in an outpatient environment. The surgery, performed by Dr. Gregg Kai Nishi of K and B Surgical Center’s Institute...

2013-08-26 23:23:45

Stephen G. Pereira, M.D. and Associates, one of the Northeast’s premier Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery-focused practices announced today that Dr. Adam Rosenstock, a board certified surgeon, has recently joined the group. Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Dr. Rosenstock attended Washington University in St. Louis, where he was awarded BA, attained his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine and completed the General Surgery Residency Program at North Shore/Long...

2013-08-14 23:20:24

Dallas plastic surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey M. Kenkel, to direct one of the largest, most competitive, plastic surgery residency training programs in the United States. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Dallas plastic surgeon, Jeffrey M. Kenkel, M.D., Professor and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has been appointed as the new Program Director for the Plastic Surgery Residency Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center....


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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