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2012-10-09 22:44:31

Patients who drank coffee, rather than water, after bowel surgery to remove a part of their colon experienced a quicker return to bowel movements and tolerance of solid food. Those are two of the key findings of a comparative study of 80 patients, carried out at University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany, and published in the surgical journal BJS. "Post-operative bowel obstruction is a common problem after abdominal surgery and the aim of this study was to test our theory that coffee would...

2012-10-03 23:00:49

In honor of Adhesion Related Disorders Awareness Month, Clear Passage Physical Therapy is launching the “Sharing Is Caring” giveaway and social media awareness campaign. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 In honor of Adhesion Related Disorder Awareness Month (September), the online community is asked to share an inspirational video of stories and testimonials about a hands-on therapy that can serve as a relatively inexpensive surgery alternative for people with adhesions....

2012-10-01 10:26:16

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. and SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus announces the availability of a revolutionary surgical system allowing surgeons to remove the gallbladder through the belly button using a single incision of only 12-15mm in size - a solution only Olympus is offering at this time. This one-of-a-kind system, developed over a five year period, will better enable Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery (LESS) and encourage a wider spread adoption of using a single...

2012-09-30 23:00:56

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, is releasing free written summaries of its anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology programs via Amazon Kindle. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 For Sunday, September 30, 2012, Audio-Digest...

2012-09-27 02:26:30

CASTLE ROCK, Colo., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AspenBio Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPY), an in vitro diagnostic company, today provided its shareholders and the broader investment community with an update on its clinical and business activities. The Company announced that it plans to initiate a pivotal study in the fourth quarter of 2012 for its blood-based appendicitis test designed to assist emergency room clinicians in ruling out acute appendicitis. The Company is moving ahead with its...

Antibiotics Are Possible Appendicitis Treatment
2012-09-26 21:09:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online People who are suffering from an appendicitis may not have to undergo a scalpel and sutures in the future but could instead just resort to taking some antibiotics. Typically, people suffering from an appendicitis will have to undergo surgery in order to remove their appendix. However, scientists at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden are trying to find a way around that with antibiotics. Two major...

2012-09-12 23:03:52

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, is releasing free written summaries of its anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology programs via Amazon Kindle. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 For Tuesday, September 11, 2012, Audio-Digest...

2012-09-09 23:02:22

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, is releasing free written summaries of its anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology programs via Amazon Kindle. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2012 Audio-Digest Foundation will be giving away the...

2012-09-09 23:00:34

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, is releasing free written summaries of its anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology programs via Amazon Kindle. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2012 For Sunday, September 9, 2012, Audio-Digest...

2012-09-08 23:02:53

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, is releasing free written summaries of its anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology programs via Amazon Kindle. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 For Friday, September 7, 2012, Audio-Digest...


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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