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2014-04-02 12:31:42

An Expanding Patient Pool, Physician Training and Increased Patient Awareness Will Spur Growth in All Countries, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, through 2022, the trauma device and reconstructive joint implant markets will grow strongly in the emerging markets--China and India--and much more slowly in the more mature markets--Australia and South Korea--resulting in a 10.5 percent compound...

2014-04-01 23:22:36

IHP Moves into Disease Management with Help from Rise Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Rise Health, the premier provider of fully integrated population health management solutions, and Integrated Health Partners, a physician hospital organization based in Michigan, are shaping a new relationship that will help IHP effectively provide care management and disease management services. “If you’re going to move into disease management, you need population health tools to help you...

2014-04-01 08:30:16

Maintaining foot health essential for proper growth and development WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) today launched a new online educational resource for medical professionals and parents. The "First Steps: Keeping Kids' Feet Healthy and Happy" campaign aims to educate the general public about the importance of maintaining children's foot health at all ages, and the role today's podiatrist plays in promoting...

2014-03-31 23:23:12

DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States locate doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has announced that Dr. James Farren, a New York, New York chiropractor, has added his own profile to the growing number of doctors using the site. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States locate doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has...

2014-03-31 23:04:59

Appilicious App Development out of the tech hub of downtown Austin texas is providing innovative technology solutions for weight-loss physicians. The focus is on setting up doctors with the company's online secure monitoring system of a patient's daily App entries. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Today’s release marks the two-month launch of the exciting new feature exclusive to our company dubbed Dr2app. Appilicious App Development,out of the tech hub of downtown Austin...

2014-03-31 20:22:44

Ophthalmologists warn that Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 threatens permanent repeal of the sustainable growth rate formula WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ophthalmologists are voicing their anger with Congress' recent passage of H.R. 4302, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, legislation that only temporarily halts the impending 24 percent cut to Medicare physician pay until April 1, 2015. The American Academy of Ophthalmology, the world's...

2014-03-31 12:29:20

Familiarity with ABT-719/ZP-1480, MTB-131, QPI-1002, AC-607 and THR-184 is Very Low Among Surveyed Nephrologists, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, according to both surveyed nephrologists and critical care physicians, there is a high perceived need for new therapies for the treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI). However, opinions vary among physician types when it comes to the need for...

2014-03-31 12:29:11

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Millennium HealthCare Inc. (OTCBB: MHCC) today issued a statement from its Chief Executive Officer, Dominick Sartorio, providing an update on corporate developments over the past year. The statement is included in its entirety below: "We have spent the past year positioning Millennium Healthcare to become a leader in the delivery of innovative healthcare solutions that improve patient care and support implementation of new healthcare...

2014-03-29 23:04:52

The Leading Physicians of the World is now partnering with FEMA to offer disaster preparedness training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Alabama. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Targeted for physicians in every healthcare specialty, The Leading Physicians of the World is now partnering with FEMA to offer disaster preparedness training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Alabama. This training is in its development stages and is always looking for new participants....

2014-03-29 08:20:08

Allows quick and easy assessment of FFR values with Ultra-Thin Navvus(TM) MicroCatheter that can be used over standard 0.014 inch guidewires EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACIST Medical Systems, Inc., a Bracco Group company, pioneer and global market leader of advanced contrast delivery systems for cardiology, today announced at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session in Washington, D.C. the global introduction of the new...


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Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

2012-11-26 22:58:54

Percussion is a technique used during a clinical examination to elicit sounds while tapping on the body surface. These sounds can give clues to physicians as to the state of the underlying structures. Percussion can be utilized during well checks or during development of the physician’s differential diagnosis. Percussion was introduced to distinguish between empty and filled barrels of liquor until Dr. Leopold Auenbrugger introduced the technique to medicine. How the Method is Performed...

Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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