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2014-08-26 08:31:13

Interim analysis of triple-blind, parallel-controlled trial proves intraoperative MRI more effective than conventional neurosurgery for certain brain tumors MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that a recently published article in the journal Neurosurgery is the highest level clinical evidence to show that the use of VISIUS(®) intraoperative MRI (iMRI) in brain tumor surgery results in complete...

2014-08-26 08:30:14

MONTREAL, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For several decades, Montreal and Quebec have been at the forefront of weight loss surgery. The Palais des Congres will host the 19(th) World Congress of the International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic disorders, August 26-30(th), 2014. More than 2000 international surgeons coming from 78 countries will exchange the latest findings on new technologies, as well as assist in nearly 50 live surgical interventions from around the...

2014-08-25 23:02:14

Dr. Ellis of the Art of Facial Surgery is among the first offering the state of the art Juvederm® Volift® with Lidocaine. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Dr. David Ellis of the Art of Facial Surgery is among the first doctors in the Toronto Area to offer Juvederm® Volift® with Lidocaine. This is the latest addition to the family of Juvederm® products of dermal fillers promising to lift, revitalize and define the face’s natural contours. Dr. Ellis is pleased...

2014-08-25 23:00:20

Top online doctor directory, LocateADoc.com, recently announced the appointment of 12 highly qualified and experienced members to its Medical Advisory Board. These board members will assist Executive Management in monitoring business and medical industry trends. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Premier online doctor directory, LocateADoc.com, has recently announced 12 new members to its Medical Advisory Board, continuing the tradition of providing effective business direction and quality industry...

2014-08-25 20:21:22

Simplicity and outstanding nutrition are the watchwords for recovery and long-term success LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show that, overall, obese patients who have had laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy keep the weight off in the long run. At the same time, the procedure is not magic and patients must adjust to their post-surgery body and then develop long-term habits that will ensure permanent weight loss. Although diet recommendations after gastric bypass surgery...

2014-08-25 16:26:31

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United Kingdom Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2280961/United-Kingdom-Bariatric-Surgery-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.htmlUnited Kingdom Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "United Kingdom Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United Kingdom Bariatric...

2014-08-25 16:26:24

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:China Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2280976/China-Bariatric-Surgery-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.htmlChina Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "China Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the China Bariatric Surgery Devices market. The report provides...

2014-08-24 23:00:41

The global medical robot market is categorized into five broad segments—surgical robots, rehabilitation robots, non-invasive radiosurgery robots, hospital and pharmacy robots, and others - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/medical-robotic-systems-market-2916860.html. (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 The “Medical Robots Market by Type (Surgical Robot, Rehabilitation Robotics, Telemedicine, Assistive Robots, Orthotics, Prosthetics, Radio Surgery, Exoskeleton) & Application...

2014-08-22 23:07:48

Leading heart surgeons launch an early detection program to eliminate cardiovascular death. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The international team of heart surgeons at NY Heart Health Clinics are promoting non-invasive screening, risk assessment and public awareness of the four most preventable risks of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, even in asymptomatic patients: sudden death from heart disease, stroke, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolus, and Peripheral Vascular...

2014-08-22 16:23:07

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MC Medical, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation (MCM), and Minimally Invasive Devices Inc. (MID), a Columbus, OH medical device company, have formally agreed to an exclusive partnership to distribute the FloShield laparoscopic and robotic visualization system in Japan. It is anticipated that FloShield will be approved for sale in Japan in the latter half of 2015. MCM has a long-time experience and an extensive product portfolio 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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