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2014-03-24 16:25:03

IRVINGTON, N.Y., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abyrx, Inc., a privately-held specialty biosurgical products company, today announced it has partnered with SurgiCor, LLC to significantly expand the distribution of its hemostatic bone putty products (AHBP(TM), Hemasorb(TM), Hemasorb Apply(TM), and Hemasorb Plus(TM)) to orthopedic and spine surgeries throughout the United States. Under the terms of the agreement, SurgiCor will have leadership responsibility for representing Abyrx's...

2014-03-23 23:01:11

Alan N. Brown, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, presented on Inflammatory Arthritis. Mark A. McQuillan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, presented on Update on Gout. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice Volume 62, Issue 02: Inflammatory Arthritis/Gout. The goal of this program is to improve...

2014-03-22 23:01:13

Leslie Zun, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL, presented on Psychobehavioral Emergencies. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Emergency Medicine Volume 31, Issue 02: Psychobehavioral Emergencies. The goal of this program is to improve the diagnosis and management of psychiatric emergencies. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to: 1. Evaluate...

2014-03-22 12:21:37

Gold Medalists to Be Recognized for Excellence in Interventional Radiology, Advancements in Patient Care at Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Interventional Radiology will present its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to Michael D. Dake, M.D., FSIR; Matthew A. Mauro, M.D., FSIR; and Lenny K. Tan, M.D., FSIR, on March 25, during its 39th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego. The Gold Medal acknowledges...

2014-03-22 12:21:34

Medical Director at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute in Miami, Champion of Multidisciplinary Collaboration to Benefit Patient Care, Will Deliver Opening Plenary at SIR's Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Society of Interventional Radiology Past President James F. Benenati, M.D., FSIR, a practicing interventional radiologist, clinical researcher and medical director at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute's (BCVI)...

2014-03-21 23:27:28

Sedation Dentists of the Year Announced: DOCS Education’s judging panel selects Dr. Richard Gesker and Dr. Linda Blann. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 A general dentist who treats children at a nonprofit center that serves immigrants and a pediatric dental specialist who works with the handicapped have been named co-recipients of the 2014 DOCS Education Sedation Dentist of the Year Award. The annual honor recognizes dentists who exhibit outstanding commitment to safety and...

2014-03-21 23:03:35

Gopal H. Badlani, MD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Urology, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC, presented on Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Benign Prostate Enlargement and Nocturia in the Elderly. Eric R. Sokol, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, presented on Evaluation and Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces...

2014-03-20 23:21:21

George Velmahos, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, and Division Chief of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, presented on Nonoperative Management of Abdominal Gunshot Wounds and Clearing the Cervical Spine. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of General Surgery Volume 61, Issue 1: Gunshot Wound/Cervical Spine. The goal of this program is to improve the management of...

2014-03-19 23:33:59

Jeremy Houtakker, a physician assistant at Mercy Walworth Hospital and Medical Center, is one of only 108 certified physician assistants (PA-Cs) nationally to recently earn a specialty credential called a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Lake Geneva, WI (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Houtakker was awarded a CAQ in Orthopaedic Surgery, a distinction earned by meeting licensure, education and experience...

2014-03-19 23:31:24

Friends, colleagues and patients join together in wishing Dr. Brown a rewarding and well-earned retirement as he readies to conclude more than 35 years of superb patient care. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Dr. Lionel Brown is one of those exceptional physicians that people count themselves lucky to know. In his close to four decades as a hand specialist, he has restored dexterity, mobility and quality of life to tens of thousands of grateful patients. As a medical student Dr. Brown...


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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...

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