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2014-07-30 23:14:01

With the rising popularity of “boutique surgeries” being offered by less qualified specialists, ANS has launched an awareness campaign to educate the community on the importance of choosing a neurosurgeon for an accurate diagnosis and to dismiss the idea that you only go to a neurosurgeon when surgery is needed. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Stroke Treatment Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists continues to be a leader in the war against stroke. In 2012, ANS became the first...

2014-07-30 23:08:37

La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles, California is proud to welcome two new doctors to its team of medical experts. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 As a leading outpatient surgery clinic in Southern California, La Peer Health Systems boasts over 50 of the best physicians across fourteen medical departments. The new doctors joining the La Peer Health Systems’ team are Dr. Benjamin Basseri and Dr. Marc D. Makhani, both gastroenterologists. About Dr. Basseri Benjamin Basseri, MD,...

2014-07-30 23:02:09

Dr. Shanelec, renowned for his innovations in periodontal microsurgery recently attended the Chao Pinhole Academy course for the minimally invasive treatment of gum recession, along with 42 doctors from around the world. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Over 630 doctors worldwide are now certified to perform the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique®, the revolutionary minimally invasive treatment for gum recession. Santa Barbara, CA periodontist Dr. Dennis Shanelec, considered by...

2014-07-30 20:22:59

Women are increasingly seeking plastic surgery to enhance the shape of their breasts and buttocks. LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who are having trouble attaining their superstar dream body through diet and exercise alone are increasingly turning to plastic surgery to get the results they want. Beverly Hills Physicians is a Los Angeles medical group that provides popular cosmetic surgery procedures including breast augmentation, buttock enhancements, and...

2014-07-30 16:29:01

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to advances in minimally invasive surgery, pain management, preoperative preparation and rapid rehabilitation methods, patients of Dr. Craig McAllister at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, Washington, can now receive outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and EvergreenHealth were the first physician and hospital team on the West Coast to offer outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and his team...

2014-07-30 08:32:11

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII), a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative therapies addressing major unmet medical needs using RNA-targeted technologies, today announced that their third Phase 2a study (RXI-109-1402) with RXI-109, for the reduction of recurrence of hypertrophic scars following elective scar revision surgery, has been initiated. Logo -...

2014-07-29 23:08:58

Gynecologic surgeons at La Peer Health Systems respond to the recent news that a watermelon-sized fibroid was surgically removed from a woman in India. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 According to an article in the Daily Mail, the world’s largest uterine fibroid was recently removed from a 52 year old woman in India. The surgery took over 3 hours. The woman, identified only as Latha, reportedly had no idea that she had such a large tumor growing inside her. She had been...

2014-07-29 23:01:56

Eye Surgicenter announces recent developments in technology. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Many people complain about their dependence on eyeglasses. For many, the very first thing they do each morning is put on glasses to see their clock or make their way to the bathroom. These same individuals also may be dissatisfied with their vision even when using their glasses because of cataracts. Cataracts may cause difficulty driving, especially at night due to glare. They can make...

2014-07-29 12:35:45

ALBANY, New York, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Surgical Navigation Systems Market (Neurosurgical Navigation Systems, ENT Navigation Systems and Orthopedic Navigation Systems) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020", the global surgical navigation systems market was valued at USD 218.5 million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% from 2014 to...

2014-07-29 12:34:47

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverly Hills plastic surgeon at CosmoPlasticSurgeon.com offers surgical procedures designed to improve patient appearance and self-esteem. These cosmetic procedures include: liposuction, tummy tuck, and breast augmentation. To look at photos shot before and after these procedures is like looking at night and day. Patients can see dramatic physical outcomes following surgery with this Beverly Hills plastic surgeon. Diet and...


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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