Latest General surgery Stories

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...

2013-04-11 14:52:52

A new study suggests that surgery for appendicitis that uses a pinhole incision through the navel may be a feasible alternative to traditional appendectomies. Published early online in the British Journal of Surgery, the findings indicate that larger studies to test the potential of the procedure are warranted. An experimental, minimally invasive, and scarless surgical procedure for appendicitis called transgastric appendicectomy avoids the use of external incisions and causes less pain...

2013-02-27 23:01:49

Due to a recent nationwide shortage in trauma care, Santa Rosa Orthopaedics´ (SRO, http://www.srortho.com) surgeons Frederick Bennett, MD, and Nathan Ehmer, DO, now serve as the on-call traumatologists for two out of every three shifts at the only level II trauma center between San Francisco and Oregon, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital (SRMH). Drs. Bennett and Ehmer explain the invaluable medical service that trauma centers bring to their surrounding communities, and they provide physician...

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,...

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...

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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