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2014-07-02 23:01:08

A May 2014 report in Harper’s Bazaar discusses the latest treatments offering hope to the 90 percent of women said to suffer from cellulite. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Beverly Hills discusses the report and the options available for treating cellulite. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 A May 9, 2014 article in Harper’s Bazaar titled “Can Cellulite Be Erased?” explains the despised skin dimpling and the latest medical advances available to treat it. Reportedly 90...

2014-07-01 23:12:04

Naghmeh Lilly Khavari, D.P.M., to join North Texas Foot & Ankle in July. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 North Texas Foot & Ankle is proud to announce that Dr. Naghmeh Lilly Khavari will be joining the podiatry practice on July 14th, 2014. Khavari completed 3 years of extensive surgical training in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery and graduated as co-chief resident at the prestigious Kern residency program at Michigan surgical Hospital which was the first surgical...

2014-07-01 23:09:21

Brought to her knees and nearly her death by ulcerative colitis, 25 year old Karin Miller was given a second chance at life thanks to a life-saving surgery. Miller used her second chance to help others with her newly launched website NewbieOstomy. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is a common inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) which affects the top layers of the colon. Left untreated, it can increase the risk of colon cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

2014-07-01 23:08:31

Prominent San Diego plastic surgeon Dr. Chasan weighs in on a recent debate over the positive benefits of plastic surgery. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 In a recent article from June 18, 2014 titled "Plastic surgery is not only about looks – people's wellbeing is at stake," plastic surgery is defended as being far more than merely superficial. Having undergone two cosmetic procedures, the author of the article says plastic surgery greatly contributed to his peace of...

2014-07-01 23:08:30

Dr. Bryan, a well known cosmetic surgeon tells the real story of cosmetic surgery trademark gimmicks, revealing that the Lifestyle Lift, the Lunchtime Lift, the Vampire Facelift, and the Mermaid Lift are simply catchy names assigned to standard surgeries. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 “A standard procedure under a new name, followed by the “®” symbol has trapped many the unsavvy patient, and it continues to deceive today,” says Dr. Bryan in a newly released article....

2014-07-01 23:02:49

We live in a world that’s increasingly sedentary, which contributes to widespread back pain among the population. To combat this, DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC) has come up with eight solutions for people dealing with intense pain. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 According to the National Institutes of Health, eight out of 10 people will experience back pain at some point in their lives, and of those, millions will lead a diminished quality of life because they neglect...

2014-07-01 23:02:27

Summer vacation is the perfect time for teenage rhinoplasty patients to undergo cosmetic nose or sinus surgery. Patients who do not like the shape of their nose can take advantage of this time off school for their rhinoplasty recovery—expert facial plastic surgeon and ENT specialist, Dr. Kevin Sadati, notes that rhinoplasty is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures that's trending this summer. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 For Orange County teens, summer is...

2014-07-01 12:27:49

ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National staffing company, Jackson Healthcare, announced the purchase of Michigan-based Sullivan Healthcare Consulting (SHC), a firm focused on improving the performance of the hospital's perioperative suite. For nearly forty years, Sullivan Healthcare Consulting has specialized in perioperative governance, surgery benchmarking, scheduling, staffing, sterile processing, and surgery IT implementation in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers...

2014-07-01 08:30:53

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is urging all DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipients who have already had a surgery to replace this specific type of hip implant device, or a revision surgery has been scheduled, to call them immediately at 866-714-6466 if they do not have an attorney representing them, because it is only these types of people who will receive compensation, according to court records. http://USDrugWatchdog.com (Logo:...

2014-07-01 08:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its new Visian® ICL(TM) Preloaded System. The Preloaded ICL provides a number of benefits to both surgeons and their patients during the delivery of STAAR's Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) into the eye. STAAR plans the official launch of the...


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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