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Body Contouring After Bariatric Surgery Helps Patients Keep

Body Contouring After Bariatric Surgery Helps Patients Keep The Weight Off

Provided by Dwight Angell, Henry Ford Health System Patients who have plastic surgery to reshape their bodies after bariatric procedures are able to maintain "significantly greater" weight loss than those who do not have surgery, according to...

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2014-10-21 08:33:50

-- Provides Greater Control in Confined and Deeply Recessed Areas during Surgical Procedures -- REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced the availability of the curved tip cartridge for its MicroCutter XCHANGE(®) 30 surgical stapling device. This cartridge has a curved atraumatic tip at the distal end which is designed to facilitate placement of the stapler on selected tissues. Cardica is currently offering the cartridge...

2014-10-20 23:10:02

Tummy tuck expert's method transcends typical standards to deliver beautiful, natural-looking results, says surgeon, generating "overwhemingly positive" audience response Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Christopher Patronella was invited to present the key elements of his innovative True Form Tummy Tuck® method as a visiting professor to plastic surgery residents and faculty at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston...

2014-10-20 23:03:52

Utah’s acclaimed plastic surgeon practices in Salt Lake City and Park City SALT LAKE CITY, UT (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The world’s leading professional organization for board certified plastic surgeons, the International Society of American Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS), elected Dr. Renato Saltz to serve as President in 2016 at its recent biennial congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He will assume this role at the 2016 congress in Kyoto, Japan. Founded in 1970, ISAPS’ membership consists...

2014-10-20 16:26:56

First Aortic Valve With Removable Stent Provides Performance Similar to Native Valve With the Ease of Implanted Stented Valve AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Oct. 16, 2014, surgeons with Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons became the first in Texas to implant the Solo Smart((TM)) Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve. Faraz Kerendi, M.D. and Stephen J. Dewan M.D., cardiothoracic surgeons at Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons, performed the procedure at Heart Hospital of...

2014-10-20 12:30:25

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) technology is quickly emerging as one of the preeminent means to quickly and effectively disinfect hospital settings, including settings in which the patient is being treated for the Ebola virus. Hospital Acquired Infections or HAIs are a fast growing problem for health care facilities. The CDC says that "about 1 in 20 patients have an infection while receiving health care treatment in U.S. hospitals."...

2014-10-20 12:29:46

Medically-diagnosed as obese, weight loss clinic surgeon Dr. Sheih was able to successfully perform bariatric surgery on the teenagers. FORT MYERS, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Fort Myers teenage sisters, medically diagnosed as severely overweight, have successfully undergone adolescent bariatric surgery at Surgical Healing Arts Center in Ft. Myers. Moses K. Shieh, D.O., founder and one of two bariatric surgeons at the weight-loss clinic and bariatric surgery center,...

2014-10-20 08:33:56

Results from the first prospective clinical study of i-FACTOR(TM) bone graft in anterior lumbar interbody fusion surgery published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. WESTMINSTER, Colo., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerapedics, a privately-held orthobiologics company, today announced that results from the first prospective clinical study evaluating the safety and efficacy of i-FACTOR bone graft in anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) have been published in the peer-reviewed...

2014-10-20 08:32:05

First Plasma-Medicine System Designed for Operating Room Use for Incision Closure YOKNEAM, Israel, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IonMed [http://www.ion-med.com ] announced today that it has received CE Mark clearance for its Bioweld1(TM) cold plasma system for surgical incision closure. Bioweld1 is the first system in the rapidly emerging field of plasma medicine designed for use in operating room settings as an alternative to surgical staples, sutures and sealants....

2014-10-20 08:30:51

BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis interventional medical device maker NICO Corporation and Toronto-based 3D visualization leader Synaptive Medical announced today at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting that they have joined forces to integrate their innovative technologies for brain surgery. The collaboration is the first of its kind and will make a powerful combination to improve patient outcomes. NICO's BrainPath® interventional access technology...

2014-10-18 23:01:57

Dr. Syed M. Sayeed is the first Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon on Long Island to offer embrace® Advanced Scar Therapy, a new technology aimed at minimizing the visibility and thickness of surgical incisions. LAKE SUCCESS, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 We are excited to announce that Dr. Syed Sayeed is the first plastic and reconstructive surgeon on Long Island to offer embrace® Advanced Scar Therapy, a new technology aimed at minimizing the visibility and thickness of surgical...


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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...

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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