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2014-07-23 23:03:16

Surgeons at Christ Hospital operate using the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System. Investment in innovation brings state-of-the-art technology to Jersey City. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that Christ Hospital is the first hospital in New Jersey to receive the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System, the latest and most advanced robotics platform in the da Vinci series. This 4th generation robotic platform is a technological leap and a...

2014-07-23 12:31:26

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Electrophysiology Ablation Catheters Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Catheter ablation is a minimally invasive procedure used to remove or destroy faulty electrical pathways from sections of the heart that promote irregular cardiac rhythms (also known as cardiac arrhythmias). Cardiac arrhythmias can be of several types, including...

2014-07-23 08:31:20

Core MRI technology provides most advanced scanners for highest intraoperative image quality and best workflow available MINNEAPOLIS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that the Company has obtained regulatory CE mark for integrating the next generation MRI core technology into the VISIUS(®) Surgical Theatre allowing for sales and marketing in the European Union. This newest imaging technology, based on...

2014-07-23 08:31:17

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that it will release financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and year ended June 30, 2014, on Thursday, August 7, 2014, after the markets close. Cardica's management will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results and provide an update on the company's business. Conference Call DetailsTo access the live conference call on August 7, 2014, at...

2014-07-23 08:30:52

Targeted approach to aid in post-injury healing creates an entirely new category in the $30 billion fast-growing domestic nutrition supplement marketplace NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nutrition For Healing® LLC today announces that MEND(TM), a nutrient dense speciality medical dietary supplement designed to aid healing from musculoskeletal injuries and surgeries, is now available through leading medical facilities in New York City and will be nationwide by the end...

2014-07-21 16:26:13

?Orthopaedic foot and ankle MDs perform no-fee surgeries in four cities ROSEMONT, Ill., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Volunteers from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society(AOFAS) returned to Vietnam again this year to provide corrective surgery for children and adults with lower extremity deformities and disabilities. For four weeks in June, AOFAS volunteers traveled to hospitals and rehab centers in Hanoi and the northern provinces of Vietnam, treating...

2014-07-21 12:25:00

Prof. Koch joins other thought leaders in ophthalmology and optometry to help guide PowerVision through the development and launch of the first lens implant to restore clear vision at all distances BELMONT, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that Douglas D. Koch, M.D., the Allen, Mosbacher, and Law Chair of Ophthalmology, and Professor of Ophthalmology, at...

2014-07-18 23:06:51

Renowned facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Salt Lake City, Utah introduces the MACS facelift procedure and discusses the similarities and differences of other popular mini facelift procedure options advertised today. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 “As anyone who has researched facelift techniques is aware, there is constant discussion and debate regarding various types of facelifts and neck lifts, possible results, and recovery time. Sometimes it almost seems...

2014-07-18 23:05:26

Kansas City Foot and Ankle unveils the future of foot pain treatment technology through their new Multi Radiance MR4 Super Pulsed Laser featuring LaserStim and LaserShower infrared treatments. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Kansas City Foot and Ankle, a podiatry practice in Kansas City, Missouri that specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of conditions affecting the foot and ankle, is proud to unveil the future of foot pain treatment technology. The new Multi Radiance...

2014-07-18 23:04:07

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Computer Assisted Surgical (CAS) Systems” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets. The soon to be released report identifies improvements in reliability of CAS technologies, favorable demographic trends, and growing popularity of minimally invasive surgeries as primary growth drivers in the market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is pleased to...


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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