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Latest General surgery Stories

2013-11-16 23:01:12

Continuing its commitment to being at the forefront of advanced medical technology, Peconic Bay Medical Center has been chosen by Intuitive Surgical – the maker of the da Vinci® surgical

2013-10-10 11:41:02

Video ratings data of surgeons' operating skills successfully predicted whether patients would suffer complications after they leave the operating room.

2013-10-08 13:40:09

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.

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.


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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