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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.

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

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.

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


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.