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3-D printing Used To Guide Human Face Transplants
2014-12-01 03:56:57

Researchers are using computed tomography (CT) and 3-D printing technology to recreate life-size models of patients' heads to assist in face transplantation surgery

2014-11-29 20:21:20

Patients who underwent bariatric procedures were 80% less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes in one recent study. LOS ANGELES, Nov.

2014-11-28 20:21:29

A new personalized risk assessment calculator based on recently released data can help patients decide if a sleeve gastrectomy performed by Dr.

2014-11-28 16:22:17

Not all hernias are created equal, but Dr. Shirin Towfigh knows how to treat them all. LOS ANGELES, Nov.

2014-11-28 12:23:16

Surgeries performed by Dr. Michael Feiz and other top surgeons provide renewed hope for patients discouraged by their results. LOS ANGELES, Nov.

2014-11-26 23:05:21

Becker's Healthcare is excited to reveal the top five articles on the Becker's ASC Review website for November 2014 Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 26,


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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