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2014-07-28 16:26:17

Ori J. Braun and James Fulton to help advance company growth and development of innovative operating room technology CLEVELAND, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Theater, LLC announced today the addition of two new members to its Business Advisory Board. New members include Ori J. Braun, former Senior Vice President for Business Development and New Technologies for Given Imaging Ltd., and James (Jim) Fulton, former Senior Vice President and General Manager of Philips...

2014-07-28 12:28:11

AUSTIN, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical experts representing Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML), a multivariate diagnostics company focused on gynecologic cancers and women's health, will present on ASPiRA LABS, its new CLIA-certified reference laboratory, at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry's annual (AACC) meeting on July 31 at 10 a.m. CST. ASPiRA LABS provides expert diagnostic services, including OVA1® and Longitudinal CA 125 testing, which support...

2014-07-28 08:30:35

More than 23 Million Cosmetic Procedures Performed in 2013 NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 23 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed worldwide in 2013, according to statistics released today by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), the leading international society for aesthetic plastic surgery with more than 2,700 board-certified aesthetic plastic surgeon members in 95 countries. For the first time, Brazil...

2014-07-26 23:02:48

A Depuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed On Behalf of an Ohio Man Alleges Possible Metal Poisoning, Bone Loss And Other Future Health Complications Due To the Artificial Hip Implant Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Another DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., has been filed by Wright & Schulte LLC. This DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit has been filed on behalf of an Erie County, Ohio man who alleges that he has had pain and...

2014-07-26 23:00:23

The electrosurgery instruments market comprises of bipolar instruments (advanced vessel sealing instruments and bipolar forceps) and monopolar instruments (electrosurgical pencils, electrodes, suction coagulators, and monopolar forceps). http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/electrosurgery-market-142006761.html (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 The report “Electrosurgery Market by Product - Generator, Electrosurgical Instruments (Vessel Sealing, Bipolar Forceps, Electrode, Suction...

2014-07-25 23:04:43

Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, Invited to Join Exclusive Obagi Clinical Advisory Board Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, and Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon has been invited to join the exclusive Obagi Clinical Advisory Board, comprised of only eight of the country's leading facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons and dermatologists. Dr. Clevens recently traveled to Las Vegas where this exclusive Advisory Board...

2014-07-25 08:25:51

Two papers from the hospital were selected among hundreds for presentation HOUSTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians and researchers from the Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston will present studies during the annual American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) conference, held July 26 through 29 in New York. Dr. Howard Epps, academic medical director of pediatric orthopedic surgery at Texas...

2014-07-24 23:14:45

The routine use of a molecular testing panel developed at UPMC greatly increases the likelihood of performing the correct initial surgery for patients with thyroid nodules and cancer, report researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), partner with UPMC CancerCenter. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The routine use of a molecular testing panel developed at UPMC greatly increases the likelihood of performing the correct initial surgery for patients...

2014-07-24 23:13:48

Successful hip replacement relieves pain, restores overall function, and allows patients to return to normal activities. The anterior approach enables surgeons to perform the entire procedure without making a single incision to any muscles or tendons. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 332,000 total hip replacements are performed in the United States each year. Dr. Ehmer at Santa Rosa Orthopedics (SRO) is a board...

2014-07-24 23:11:13

ARC Plastic Surgery, Aventura cosmetic surgery clinic, announces Arm Lift (brachioplasty) procedure for smooth, fit-appearing contour arms. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Arm Lift, also known as brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure performed to remove excess fat and skin from the upper arms to create a more toned, slimmed appearance. With time, the soft tissues in the upper arm can become lax and may begin to sag, resulting in loose and hanging underarms. Many people are...


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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.