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2013-08-09 23:18:59

The 2013 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting will include more than 65 scientific and educational sessions covering the entire spectrum of the specialty. Rolling Meadows, Ill. (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Nearly 1,000 doctors and others in the dermatologic surgery field will learn the latest research breakthroughs and innovative technologies in cosmetic and reconstructive skin treatments when the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery’s 2013 Annual Meeting convenes in...

2013-08-01 23:28:31

NewBeauty magazine's ExpertInjector™ program identifies the most qualified practitioners that the cosmetic industry has to offer. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 When faced with the decision of choosing an injector for cosmetic treatments such as hyaluronic acid fillers or botulinum toxins, many consumers are motivated by factors such as peer influence or even the price of treatment. As consumer advocates, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery(ASDS) and...

2013-08-01 16:31:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU), the American Urological Association (AUA) and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA), today jointly refuted the U.S. Government Accountability Office's (GAO) flawed and misleading study on the use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for the treatment of prostate cancer. Importantly, the GAO did not recommend closing the In-Office Ancillary Services Exception...

2013-07-31 16:29:04

Decision May Significantly Raise Risk of Mortality for Medicare Bariatric Surgical Patients GAINESVILLE, Fla., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is considering a reversal of its 2006 decision requiring certification of facilities that perform bariatric surgery, a move the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and other medical societies say could endanger Medicare...

2013-07-29 08:25:59

As Sales of the STREAMWAY® System Continue To Increase Sharply, Company Puts into Place Top Advisory Board MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDrain Medical, Inc. (OTCQB: BIOR) (the "Company"), producer of the FDA approved STREAMWAY(®) System for automated, direct-to-drain surgical fluid disposal that reduces the risk of exposure to hazardous waste, today announced the formation of its new medical advisory board, comprised of leading doctors in orthopedic surgery,...

2013-07-26 23:22:33

Tied for the highest overall satisfaction rating of 92 percent, soft-tissue fillers received the highest “extremely satisfied” rating (45 percent) from consumers. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Consumers are satisfied with soft-tissue filler treatments 92 percent of the time, a procedure they seek more often from dermatologic surgeons than other providers, according to survey data released by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. The first-ever ASDS Consumer Survey...

2013-07-22 23:24:14

Consumers give wrinkle-relaxing injection treatments top satisfaction rating of 92 percent. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Consumers are satisfied with wrinkle-relaxing injections 92 percent of the time, a procedure they seek more often from dermatologic surgeons than other providers, according to survey data released by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. The first-ever ASDS Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures asked more than 6,300 consumers for...

2013-07-16 23:25:44

The fellowship search experience of Melanie Palm, M.D., M.B.A., resulted in her creating a centralized database of fellowship programs. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Without a comprehensive database of dermatology fellowship programs to guide her, dermatologic surgeon Melanie Palm, M.D., M.B.A., was forced as a young resident to forge blindly through the fellowship search process. She had to rely on word of mouth, past residents, mentors, outdated hand-me-down lists from past...

2013-07-16 16:26:03

BALTIMORE, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Urological Association (AUA), a leading advocate for the specialty of urology, released the following response to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding self-referral and anatomic pathology laboratories, released July 15, 2013. This statement can be attributed to AUA Health Policy Chair Dr. David F. Penson and Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor, President of the Large Urology Group Practice...

2013-07-08 12:28:21

CHICAGO, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU), American Urological Association (AUA), and Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) today applauded the 17 members of the Physician's Caucus of the United States House of Representatives who demonstrated their commitment to preserving patient access to independent, integrated medical services. In a letter to Speaker John Boehner and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, dated June 28,...