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2013-01-29 23:02:01

Dr. Keith Hanna, MD, F.A.C.S., of Marietta Plastic Surgery, was recently voted to be president-elect of the Georgia Society of Plastic Surgeons (GSPS), a professional organization committed to advancing the science of plastic surgery. Open only to board-certified plastic surgeons, the GSPS gives plastic surgeons throughout Georgia an opportunity to share information on best practices, further advancing the level of plastic surgery care within the state. Marietta, Geogia (PRWEB) January 29,...

2013-01-29 08:31:52

CAESAREA, Israel, January 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtual Ports Ltd [http://www.virtual-ports.com ]. announced today the receipt of three additional patents covering two of its core products: the EndoGrab(TM) and the EndoClear(TM). Two new patents, one in the U.S. and one in Japan, cover the method, concept, and design of the EndoGrab(TM) device. The EndoGrab(TM), which has already been used in more than 10,000 laparoscopic surgeries worldwide, allows surgeons to retract...

2013-01-23 08:28:31

CASTLE ROCK, Colo., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Venaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPY), an in vitro diagnostic company focused on obtaining FDA clearance and commercializing its blood-based appendicitis test, APPY1, today announced that it will present at the 2013 BIO CEO and Investor Conference, to be held February 11-12, 2013, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. The Conference is organized by the Biotechnology Industry Organization and is the largest investor conference focused on...

2013-01-08 05:01:33

For the second year in a row, three colon and rectal surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates ( http://www.LAcolon.com ), Gary H. Hoffman M.D., Eiman Firoozmand M.D. and Liza Capiendo M.D., have received the prestigious 2013 Los Angeles SuperDoctors Award. The award is based on a vote of their peers citywide, and is given to those physicians who have consistently demonstrated excellence in their field of care. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Three Los...

2013-01-07 16:25:48

CASTLE ROCK, Colo., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Venaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPY), an in vitro diagnostic company, today announced it has fulfilled the requirements for CE Marking in Europe for APPY1, the Company's blood-based appendicitis test. Initial commercialization in Europe is planned to commence in the first quarter 2013 in key territories, including the UK, Italy, France, Germany and Benelux countries. The Company expects to announce agreements with top EU distributors beginning in the...

2013-01-03 05:00:52

Dr. Amanda Rice joins with Clear Passage Physical Therapy to research conditions previously treated only with major surgery or drugs. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 Few things are more exciting for a scientist than being at the door of major life-saving advances in medicine. Dr. Amanda Rice, who joined Clear Passage Physical Therapy® as the group´s in-house researcher in December 2012, finds herself in a key role in healthcare advances that are saving lives and improving...

2013-01-02 08:23:00

CASTLE ROCK, Colo., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Venaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPY), an in vitro diagnostic company focused on obtaining FDA clearance and commercializing its blood-based appendicitis test, APPY1, today announced that it will present at Biotech Showcase 2013, held January 7-9, 2013, at the Parc 55 Wyndham Union Square Hotel in San Francisco, California. Steve Lundy, President and CEO of Venaxis, will provide an overview of the Company's business during his live...

2012-12-28 15:21:59

Study authors explain that findings published in Journal of American College of Surgeons point to the need for further research on why these racial disparities exist and what preventive interventions can be developed When researchers from UCLA Medical Center investigated the link between racial disparities and appendicitis outcomes in children, they found that the type of hospital in which black, Hispanic and other minority patients receive care–community, children's or...

2012-12-22 05:00:33

A guide published in December 2012 by Clear Passage Physical Therapy® provides an extensive overview of diet guidelines for people with digestive problems, including those with recurring, life-threatening bowel obstruction. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 For people with digestive disorders or bowel obstruction, eating the wrong foods can create major problems, or even be life-threatening. To help clarify diet choices, Clear Passage Physical Therapy® has developed a...

2012-12-18 11:33:36

Comparing favorably with other diagnostic tools The presence of pain when traveling over speed bumps is associated with an increased likelihood of acute appendicitis, among patients coming into hospital with abdominal pain, finds a study in the BMJ Christmas issue and published online today. Clinical diagnosis of acute appendicitis can be difficult and yet it is the most common surgical abdominal emergency. There is no specific clinical diagnostic test for appendicitis, and removing a...


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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