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2013-05-14 23:04:39

The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://www.lacolon.com) are now offering Exparel®, an advance in anesthesia and postoperative pain control, for use in local anesthesia during anorectal operations. Also known as microsomal bupivicaine, Exparel® lengthens the duration of local anesthesia for up to 72 hours following anorectal surgery. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates is pleased to be able...

2012-06-26 23:01:48

Three types of minimally invasive surgeries are available today for treating a herniated disc: Endoscopic Spine Surgery, Endoscopic Discectomy and Endoscopic Foraminotomy. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 The Orlando Magic basketball team has missed its mojo since center Dwight Howard´s was diagnosed with a herniated disc and sidelined for the season. A herniated disc (also known as a slipped disc) happens when the inner disc material, called the nucleus, seeps through the tough outer...

2012-02-10 14:59:47

Researchers at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson have shown that local anesthesia delivered through a catheter in the joint, intraarticularly, may be more beneficial than traditional opioids such as morphine and Oxycontin for pain management following total knee replacement surgery. Their research will be recognized with the Knee Society Award for the best work on a surgical technique at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons annual meeting, February 7-11 in San Francisco. Their...

2011-06-14 06:39:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ A combination of hypnosis and local anesthesia (LA) for certain surgeries can help the healing process, reduce drug use and time spent in the hospital, according to this study. The combination may also help avoid cancer recurrence and metastases. Professor Fabienne Roelants and Dr. Christine Watremez, from the Department of Anesthesiology at the Cliniques Universitaires St. Luc, UCL, Brussles, Belgium, studied the impact of using LA and hypnosis in some breast...

2011-05-24 05:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interventional Spine, Inc. today announced the first use of its innovative Percutaneous Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion System, the PerX360 System(TM), for the treatment of lumbar discogenic pain and instability. Developed with the assistance of renowned surgeons in Europe and the United States, this new system is the first and only system in the world capable of providing surgeons the ability to perform a complete 360 lumbar interbody...

2011-05-13 00:00:29

Noxicare Natural Pain Relief founder offers tips for effective pain management Chevy Chase, MD (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 Pain affects everyone. Not only can it be emotionally and physically debilitating for patients, but their families, and the economy at large, suffers as well. Studies show the annual cost of chronic pain in the United States, including healthcare expenses, lost income, and lost productivity, is estimated to be $100 billion. Pain management has become a personal and economic...

2011-05-12 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Women looking for a way to rejuvenate their aging face or enhance their appearance often investigate plastic surgery options but hesitate to undergo any radical procedures due to the expense and side effects associated with undergoing surgery. The JUVA Skin and Laser Center in New York is constantly offering patients new ways to feel comfortable with having a procedure performed by finding new ways to minimize recovery time and side effects. By...


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