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2014-04-03 08:30:12

Latest joint application of these two technologies provides direct, intraoperative visualization during surgery to treat a childhood brain tumor MINNEAPOLIS, MN and IRVINE, CA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS) (TSX: IM) ("IMRIS") and MRI Interventions, Inc. (OTCQB: MRIC) today announced that a surgical team at Cook Children's in Fort Worth, Texas, has performed the first pediatric laser ablation procedure in an IMRIS VISIUS(®) Surgical Theatre combining...

2014-04-03 08:28:30

ALBANY, New York, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Surgical Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its large collection of research report. Research report on surgical equipment market studies the current scenario as well as the future market potential for various surgical equipment globally. The market for surgical equipment has been segmented into three major...

2014-04-02 23:32:45

Dr. Kanani, a family dentist in Woodland Hills, offers information on the many aspects of dental implants and oral surgery. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Dr. Kanani, one of the top general dentists Woodland Hills, has unveiled some priceless information on how patients can achieve great oral health with just a few simple trips to the dentist. In general, people tend to have a phobia when it is time to visit the dentist. When it comes to Dr. Kanani, there is nothing to fear with...

2014-04-02 23:29:40

Former President of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Dr. Renato Saltz, recently attended ISAPS India 2014 Course while spending time as an ISAPS visiting professor at the prestigious post graduate institute in Chandigarh, known as “The Harvard of India.” Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Dr. Renato Saltz, Salt Lake City plastic surgeon, recently traveled to India to take part in the ISAPS India 2014 course. Joined by Dr. Nuri Celik, National...

2014-04-02 23:26:18

Integration capabilities drive the market for Surgical Navigation Systems in the U.S. - iData Research Report Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Vancouver, BC iData Research http://www.idataresearch.com, the leading global authority in medical device and pharmaceutical market research, has published a new report series for the U.S. Robotics and Surgical Navigation System Market. The market for U.S. surgical navigation systems or image guided systems (IGS) is projected to reach over...

2014-04-02 23:02:51

Doctors at Christ Hospital use advanced microsurgical techniques. Surgery greatly advances opportunities for patients in Hudson County. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A pioneering breast surgery was performed for the first time in Hudson County by Dr. Robbi Kempner, Director of Breast Surgery and Medical Director of the Breast Center at CarePoint Health, with reconstructive surgeons Dr. Cyrus Loghmanee, Dr. Dean Cerio and Dr. Charbel Chalfoun at Christ Hospital. The surgery - a...

2014-04-02 23:01:19

As reported by USNews.com, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control issued a March 7, 2014 advisory detailing plastic surgery related complications suffered by Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic for treatment in the past twelve months. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills warns patients to thoroughly research prospective physicians and medical facilities prior to undergoing any medical procedure. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 USNews.com, in a March 31, 2014 report...

2014-04-02 23:00:26

Fort Worth Dental patients can now take advantage of a new financing program, CareCredit, to help pay for treatments such as laser gum surgery and dental implants. With the help of this financing, patients can receive needed treatments in a timely manner instead of delaying them and risking the development of other oral health problems. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 To ensure that patients have access to the dental care that they need, Fort Worth Dental now offers patients various...

2014-04-02 23:00:10

Stephen T. Greenberg, M.D., with offices in Woodbury, Southampton and Manhattan, is seeing an increase in business due to people using their tax refunds to pay for surgical procedures. "Surprisingly, our overall business is up about 30 percent this time of the year," confides Dr. Greenberg. Woodbury/Southampton/New York, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Stephen T. Greenberg, M.D., with offices in Woodbury, Southampton and Manhattan, is seeing an increase in business due to people...

2014-04-02 10:52:23

Elderly patients with hip or knee surgery at greatest risk of infection; hospitals urged to use transfusions more sparingly Blood transfusions are one of the most common procedures patients receive in the hospital but the more red blood cells they receive, the greater their risk of infection, says a new study led by the University of Michigan Heath System and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. Researchers analyzed 21 randomized controlled trials for the study that appears in today's...


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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