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2014-09-19 23:07:53

Dr. Dalencourt of William A. Graber, MD, PC has co-authored a chapter entitled "Medical Preparation for Bariatric Surgery" in a new book titled "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 2: Integrated Health." SYRACUSE and HARTFORD, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A new book on weight loss surgery, entitled "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 2: Integrated Health" published by Springer-Verlag, will feature a chapter by Dr. Gregory Dalencourt...

2014-09-19 23:03:09

Capital Region Periodontics and Dental Implants, led by Dr. Reed Ference, is excited to announce the latest addition to their treatment options for patients with periodontal disease, gingivitis and those needing dental implants. Often referred to as the “gentle alternative”, the LANAP® laser treatment removes the fear factor normally associated with traditional gum surgery. Albany,NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Capital Region Periodontics and Dental Implants, led by Dr. Reed...

2014-09-19 16:24:21

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds "United States General Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020 - Endoscopy Devices, Bariatric Surgery Devices, Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices, Biopsy Devices, Hernia Repair, Non-Vascular Stents, Gynecological Devices and Surgical Generators" to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "United States General Surgery Market Outlook to 2020 , provides key market data on the United States General Surgery devices market. The report provides...

2014-09-19 12:25:28

4WEB expands product portfolio with Osteotomy Truss System's 74 size options CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 4WEB Medical announces the formal launch of the largest offering of 3D-printed foot and ankle osteotomy implants on the market today at this weekend's American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society annual meeting in Chicago. The Osteotomy Truss System is a comprehensive solution for all of a surgeon's osteotomy needs with 74 size options included in one versatile set....

2014-09-18 23:11:45

According to Dr. Kaixuan Liu, minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery is becoming an increasingly popular option to achieve lasting relief for chronic back or neck pain without the long recovery associated with traditional “open” surgery. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 For the millions of Americans suffering from chronic back or neck pain, a technique known as minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery is becoming an increasingly popular option to achieve lasting...

2014-09-18 23:11:37

HRT will be showcasing its surgical amniotic product line of AmnioPro-C Flowable, AmnioPro – A Flowable, AmnioPro45™ Membrane, AmnioPro200™ Membrane and its In-Office amniotic product line to surgeons and prospective partner companies at the 2014 Annual American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Meeting (AOFAS) September 21st-23rd in Chicago. HRT continues to expand its national and international distribution network and private label opportunities with synergistic medical...

2014-09-18 23:11:18

SpineFrontier hires Tamara Souriolle, formerly a Sales Training and Education Manager at Medtronic to expand its internal training program and to coordinate with the LESSociety’s LES® University to Educate Surgeons and Staff on Less Exposure Surgery Principles. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 SpineFrontier is expanding its strategic initiative to train its team and surgeon partners in Less Exposure Surgery Technology by hiring Tamara Souriolle. Prior to joining SpineFrontier,...

2014-09-18 23:06:40

Victory Medical Center Landmark celebrates its first anniversary in the San Antonio community. Victory Medical Center also announced a new partnership with Fisher House Foundation, best known for its network of comfort homes where military and veterans’ families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Victory Medical Center Landmark celebrates its first anniversary in the San Antonio community. The specialized surgical...

2014-09-18 23:06:32

Dr. Andrea Basile now offering Coolsculpting to patients seeking non-surgical fat removal. Naples, Florida (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Dr. Andrea Basile, MD, one of the most respected plastic surgeons in the nation, has expanded his services at Basile Plastic Surgery to include Coolsculpting. This non-invasive technique is quickly becoming one of the most sought after treatments in the world for the removal of fat because of its lack of pain or strain. According to Dr. Basile,...

2014-09-18 23:02:55

Doctors at Christ Hospital operate using the latest da Vinci system. Patient in excellent condition in another first for CarePoint Health. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that the first prostatectomy (the removal of a cancerous prostate, along with the adjacent glands) in the State of New Jersey using the new da Vinci robotic Xi platform was performed at Christ Hospital on September 8, 2014. The surgery was performed by Dr. Mutahar Ahmed...


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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