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2014-10-01 08:32:50

Childbearing can take a great toll on a woman's body with extra fat, loose tummy skin and a deflation and descent of the breast. However, with today's advanced technology, the mommy makeover mini procedure can effectively reverse these effects using a combination of several less invasive procedures designed to give women their pre-baby body back without scarring or prolonged downtime. TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After childbirth and breast feeding, a woman's figure can...

2014-10-01 08:28:58

A benefit for children born with cleft lip and cleft palate DENVER, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mending Faces (http://www.mendingfaces.org/), a Denver-based nonprofit organization that restores hope to children born with cleft lip and cleft palate in the Philippines, is holding their 4(th) Annual Restoring Hope event on Friday, Nov. 7 at EurAsian Interiors/ DecorAsian in Denver (http://www.mendingfaces.org/events/). The fundraiser will feature Asian art, hors d'oeuvres, wine,...

2014-09-30 23:23:55

Orange-based practice will merge with Fullerton and Upland anesthesia groups. Orange, Calif. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Allied Anesthesia is pleased to announce an agreement on the consolidation of its medical practice with Fullerton Anesthesia Associates, A Medical Group, Inc. and Upland Anesthesia Medical Group. The integrated medical practice will formally begin operations on January 1, 2015. “Consolidation will allow the new group to serve our communities with the appropriate...

2014-09-30 23:21:02

Miele Professional has a package of products for cleaning surgical instruments frequently used in outpatient procedures offering better throughput, safety, and economy. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 For Dr. Jim Pertsch, a skilled surgeon with his own surgery center in San Mateo, CA, the decision was simple. “I was familiar with Miele equipment and fascinated with the quality, so when I heard Miele offered a solution for cleaning surgical instruments, I was interested,” says...

2014-09-30 23:17:35

Breast Surgeon, Lea Blackwell, M.D., develops new bra for breast cancer patients FORT MYERS, Fla. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Lea Blackwell, M.D., a Breast Surgeon at Lee Memorial Hospital, is giving breast cancer patients a new, more practical and comfortable option for a bra after breast surgeries. Women who undergo mastectomies, biopsies and lumpectomy surgeries use special bras after surgery to decrease swelling and promote healing. But after seeing her patients describe the bra as...

2014-09-30 23:16:37

Dallas plastic surgeon, Dr. Rod Rohrich delivers talk on rhinoplasty, focusing on the difficulty of rhinoplasty as a surgical procedure that addresses both aesthetics and function and "getting it right the first time" to avoid the need for revision rhinoplasty. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Dallas plastic surgeon and professor, Dr. Rod Rohrich, recently delivered a talk on rhinoplasty at UCLA's Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Emphasizing the...

2014-09-30 23:15:51

Healthpointe offering minimally-invasive patch method of repairing hernias. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Healthpointe has introduced their minimally-invasive technique for repairing hernias. The efficient treatment option for patients with hernias comes in the form of a patch, which is designed to eliminate the tension and strain on surrounding muscles and ligaments. The simplicity of the patch repair lies in its technique: only a 1.5 to 2.5” incision is made, the patch is placed –...

2014-09-30 23:09:00

Dr. Zenia E. Cortés, M.D, at Healthpointe is trained to provide advanced orthopedic care for all of your foot and ankle needs. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Healthpointe is proud to announce that Dr. Zenia E. Cortes is now performing advanced foot and ankle reconstruction surgeries to assist patients with severe orthopedic cases. As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Cortés specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of sports medicine, and foot and ankle...

2014-09-30 23:07:26

VisitandCare.com reports that revenue for its plastic surgery providers in Turkey has gone up more than 79 percent in 2014, marking five straight years of growth. The medical tourism company also reported total revenue tripled for its entirety of partnered medical providers since October 2012. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 VisitandCare.com reports that revenue for its plastic surgery providers in Turkey has gone up more than 79 percent in 2014, marking five straight years of...

2014-09-30 23:04:54

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai research findings show there was no significant difference in 15-year survival or stroke rates in patients aged between 50 and 69 years who had aortic valve replacement with bioprosthetic valves compared with mechanical valves. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 New Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai research findings published in the October 1 issue of JAMA show there was no significant difference in 15-year survival or stroke rates 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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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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