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2013-07-23 23:19:37

Author Hassan Bukhari, assistant professor at Umm Al-Qura University in Saudi Arabia and Consultant in General Surgery, has written a smart, easy-to-remember guidebook for students studying for the American and Canadian examinations in General Surgery. "Puzzles in General Surgery: A Study Guide," is now available everywhere books are sold. MIAMI, Fl. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 General surgery is something that should never be a puzzle to a surgeon. Neither should the examinations...

2013-07-12 23:32:00

Dr. Jerald Wishner led a medical team that became the first in the Hudson Valley Region to perform a robot-assisted splenectomy. Westchester County, New York (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that Dr. Jerald Wishner led a New York hospital medical team that became the first in the Hudson Valley Region to perform a robot-assisted splenectomy. Dr. Wishner used a da Vinci Robotic Surgical System with high-definition 3D imaging to complete this highly...

2013-07-09 23:27:11

Dr. Matthew Malamet, a premiere Manhattan trained aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon in Encino, California, is pleased to announce the launch of his new website for current and potential patients. The new website is designed to showcase Dr. Malamet’s practice for existing patients and potential new patients across the United States. Encino, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Dr. Matthew Malamet, a premiere Manhattan trained aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon in Encino,...

2013-07-09 16:01:45

Orthopedic oncologists and surgical oncologists, who have been trained in the complex procedures required to remove sarcomas located deep in the muscles and other soft tissues of the limbs, conducted only 52 percent of these operations at 85 academic medical centers during a three year period, according to an analysis of national data by UC Davis researchers that is published online today in the Journal of Surgical Oncology. The remaining 48 percent of these sarcoma surgeries were...

2013-07-06 23:01:38

A July 2, 2013 article by the Republican American pointed out what many doctors have warned their patients about lap band: “Surgery, And Then Came The Hard Part”. LAP-BAND® patients should know why they are really going to go through surgery, says Dr. Joseph Naim of the Lap Band Surgery Center, giving 6 reasons to engage in this form of weight loss. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 Celebrities like Governor Chris Christie and Jets coach Rex Ryan have made it a bit...

2013-06-04 11:12:51

The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation on Tuesday published a new Clinical Practice Guideline on "Improving Voice Outcomes after Thyroid Surgery" to recognize the importance of the patient's voice and the potential impact thyroid surgery can have on it. "Thyroid surgery rates have tripled over the last three decades," said Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD, guideline chair. "This new guideline will help educate physicians and patients of the importance of...

2013-05-29 23:17:41

Dr. Dean Fardo of The Swan Center for Plastic Surgery was honored by being named Patient´s Choice by vitals.com. This award was more distinguished by being the fifth year in a row in which Dr. Fardo received the recognition. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Dr. Dean Fardo of The Swan Center for Plastic Surgery was chosen as a recipient of a Patients' Choice Award 2012 and Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2012. He has been honored with the vitals.com Patients´ Choice award for...

2013-05-27 23:13:56

Marina Del Rey Hospital shows Los Angeles what makes robotic surgery tick. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 Last year, Marina Del Rey Hospital began a robotic surgery program, and in that short time it has become one of Los Angeles's pioneers of this high-tech medical frontier. On June 6, the hospital is inviting the public and the medical community to come discover why its staff is so proud of the program. "We´ve established ourselves as a reliable, leading center for high-tech...

2013-05-14 23:01:02

Dr. Alexander Rosemurgy and Dr. Sharona Ross successfully performed their first Robotic Pancreaticoduodenectomy, otherwise known as the “Whipple Procedure” using the da Vinci Surgical System. Tampa, Fl (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Florida Hospital Tampa is among an elite group of hospitals across the United States offering fully robotic Whipple surgery with Dr. Alexander Rosemurgy and Dr. Sharona Ross. The operation, also called a pancreaticoduodenectomy, is the most common surgical...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'