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2014-10-23 23:12:38

The California Podiatric Medical Association Offers Tips to Help Keep Kids Safe on Their Feet this Halloween! SACRAMENTO, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 “Trick-or-Treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat!” That familiar refrain will soon fill the chilly night air of All Hallows’ Eve (Halloween) with gleeful children reciting the festive rhyme as they go from house to house in search of treats to fill their goodie bags. Nothing, however, puts the brakes on an evening of...

2014-10-23 23:11:39

According to orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Praveen Kadimcherla, video games have been proven to help dexterity and several other crucial skills surgeons employ in the operating room. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 October 2014 – The next time you’re scheduled for minimally invasive surgery – such as the types used for many back and neck procedures – you may want to ask your surgeon how often he plays video games. Finding a surgeon who plays as hard as he or she works, at...

2014-10-23 23:10:04

HSTpathways and CareWire Customers Experience Improved Utilization of Patient Portals and Patient Compliance With Pre-Surgical Instructions Lafayette, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 HSTpathways and CareWire, Inc. released a case study today that highlights the operational and technological efficiencies achieved at Elmhurst Outpatient Surgery Center as a result of the collaborative implementation. HSTpathways is an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) clinical and financial management software...

2014-10-23 23:01:03

SurveyVitals rates patient satisfaction; new feature offers direct contact with physicians. Orange, Calif. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Allied Anesthesia patients now have the opportunity to provide feedback to their physicians if they have a question or concern about their anesthesia experience. Last year, Allied Anesthesia hired an independent company called SurveyVitals to survey all of its patients, who are asked to rate the group on a scale of 1 to 5 on the quality of care they received....

2014-10-23 23:00:59

Board-certified cosmetic surgeon and founder of North Shore Center for Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Anthony Geroulis joined a panel of moderators on Saturday, October 18th for a lectureship and reunion hosted by University of Chicago Medicine. NORTHFIELD, IL (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Board-certified facial cosmetic surgeon and University of Chicago Medicine clinical professor of surgery, Dr. Anthony Geroulis, served as moderator on Saturday, October 18th for “Rejuvenation...

2014-10-23 23:00:38

The Firm’s new website contains current news and information on vaginal mesh cases. Women can request a free and confidential consultation through the site. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 A new transvaginal mesh lawsuit (http://www.meshlawsuithub.com) website has been launched by the Rottenstein Law Group, LLP, a personal injury law firm actively filing claims on behalf of women who may have sustained injuries from transvaginal mesh. The website will include critical...

2014-10-23 08:36:02

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend for the fourth quarter 2014 of $0.03 per share of common stock outstanding. The quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per share will be paid on December 19, 2014 to all common stockholders of record as of December 12, 2014. The ex-dividend date...

2014-10-22 23:12:21

Pharmaceutical and medical device company, Endo International, agrees to settlement in an effort to resolve lawsuits involving its vaginal-mesh implants. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 A settlement involving medical device company, Endo International, was recently reached to resolve lawsuits alleging its vaginal-mesh implants are the cause of organ damage and other injury. Flood Law Group, LLP, a nationally esteemed personal injury law firm, has been closely following the...

2014-10-22 23:00:36

Atlanta Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Mark Mitchell Jones, has recently released the most comprehensive comparison of Microtia ear surgery procedures to date. This study compares seven different types of Microtia surgeries including a natural rib cartilage grafting method developed by Dr. Jones. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Dr. Mark Mitchell Jones of Atlanta Plastic Surgery Specialists has recently released a groundbreaking study comparing seven different types of...

2014-10-22 08:32:54

Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland offers VECTRA XT, a new high-resolution 3D face, breast and body imaging system. BALTIMORE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore's BELECARA Surgery Center is pleased to begin offering 3D surgical results simulation through VECTRA XT: a new technology used to help cosmetic surgery clients visualize their potential results. During their consultation, clients can get an in-depth sense of the possible outcomes of their chosen procedure, all in...


Latest 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...

Endoluminal Capsule Monitoring
2013-03-04 16:02:35

Endoluminal capsule monitoring is categorized as a non-invasive medical procedure used in diagnosing and monitoring the progression of abnormalities in the gastrointestinal system. Procedure Once the need is identified to monitor the gastrointestinal system and the patient has a working system, they will ingest a water-tight capsule that contains a miniaturized wireless radio transmitter. Once it is ingested, it sends signals to a radio receiver. The data is then processed and presented...

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,...

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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