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2014-03-31 23:26:24

The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates - http://www.LAcolon.com - are on the forefront of establishing standards for the application of the da Vinci Si™ Robot in colon and rectal surgery. The da Vinci Si™ surgical system is a minimally invasive surgical system, considered to be the latest evolution in minimally invasive technologies. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon & Rectal Surgical Associates are now the top...

2014-03-31 23:22:56

In an annual review by the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network and Canadian Blood Services, the hospital was recognized for excellence in helping to manage the province's supply of donated blood. Kemptville, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 In a recent review of Ontario hospitals’ management of the province’s donated blood supply, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) was cited for delivering excellent results. The annual review was led by the Ontario Regional Blood...

Are Breast Implant Surgeries Taking A Back Seat To Lifts?
2014-03-31 12:55:25

[ Watch the Video: Breast Lifts Outpace Implants 2 To 1 ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While breast implants are still the most popular plastic surgery among women, breast lifts have been growing in popularity in recent years, according to new statistics released on Monday by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). "Many women are looking for a youthful breast by using the tissue they already have," said Dr. Robert X. Murphy, president of the ASPS, in...

2014-03-31 08:30:48

GLENDALE, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glendale dermal fillers expert at Glenoaks Laser Center is now offering complimentary consultations for dermal fillers so that patients can learn more about available treatment options. Dermal fillers are a fast, highly effective way to restore healthy volume to skin and eliminate unwanted expression lines and wrinkles. About Glenoaks Laser Center Dermal Fillers Glendale Glenoaks Laser Center offers numerous treatment options for...

2014-03-31 08:30:38

CHICAGO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an effort to simplify skin cleansing and improve compliance with protocols, Aplicare is introducing its 4% CHG Skin Cleansing Kit today at the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Surgical Conference and Expo. The new 2-in-1 CHG Skin Cleansing Kit includes the essentials for two pre-procedural CHG cleanses, tailored to meet recommendations set by AORN. The easy-to-use kit also includes tools to help patients understand why...

2014-03-31 08:29:45

RARITAN, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today it is adding three new clinical trials to its EXPLORER global cardiovascular research program for XARELTO(®) (rivaroxaban), the most studied and broadly indicated oral Factor Xa inhibitor in the world today. The additional trials will evaluate rivaroxaban for the treatment or prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in pediatric and other patient...

2014-03-30 23:21:51

Newport Beach, Orange County, and Beverly Hills Facelift Surgeon Dr. Michael Sundine announces the Launch of the Sundine Center for Facial Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery. The Sundine Center is dedicated to both the enhancement of facial appearance and the reconstruction of the face in children and adults. Costa Mesa, California (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Dr. Michael Sundine is proud to announce the launch of the Sundine Center for Facial Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery. Dr. Sundine has been...

2014-03-30 23:03:26

Dr. Austin Wang and Dr. Tracey Vest now offer the minimally invasive laser gum surgery in Concord, NH. As the first Board Certified Periodontists in the state to offer the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®), Dr. Wang and Dr. Vest are experienced in treating patients with this advanced option. Concord, NH (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Concord, NH periodontist Dr. Austin Wang and Dr. Tracey Vest now offer the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®), a minimally...

2014-03-29 23:05:03

Dr. Haupt will review gummy bear, shaped, silicone, saline implants and more. SLC, Utah (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Dr. Haupt and Utah Cosmetic Surgery in Murray, UT will host two educational seminars about breast augmentation and the age reverse process that are open to the general public on April 16th. The breast augmentation seminar will be held at noon and the age reverse seminar will be held at 2:30. Each will last approximately one hour. Every attendee at the age reverse seminar will...

2014-03-29 23:00:49

Women in awful pain from a kidney stone passing through a ureter must not be rushed into a surgery or lithotripsy (ESWL), as these procedures are traumatic to the body, and a new study from the University of Alberta suggests that patients with a history of kidney stones may be at a higher risk of a heart attack and stroke. Fine Treatment notes Dr. Allen’s Device dissolves any type and size of kidney stones in a gentle and side-effects-free way. London, GB (PRWEB) March 29, 2014...


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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