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2015-04-20 16:26:58

Surgical repair is often best for active people, say orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists ROSEMONT, Ill., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to your feet and

2015-04-20 12:35:01

Consultants at Beverly Hills Physicians are trained to work with patients and find a way to pay for life-changing weight loss surgery. LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For obese

candy crush saga
2015-04-17 08:38:46

If you need any further proof that video games can be addictive, consider this: A 29-year-old California man has reportedly ruptured a tendon in his thumb and will require surgery after he injured himself by binge-playing the mobile game Candy Crush Saga.

2015-04-16 23:05:10

“Becoming part of a team of pioneers” – the second FDA clearance of a device composed of PEEK-OPTIMA HA Enhanced Thornton Cleveleys, UK (PRWEB) April 16,

2015-04-16 12:34:37

Technique allows surgeons to perform minimally invasive brain surgery NORFOLK, Va., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center announced today that neurosurgeons

2015-04-16 12:31:31

LONDON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Ostomy ProductsOstomy refers to a surgically made opening (stoma) in the body for the excretion of waste products such as stools, mucus, and

2015-04-16 08:32:21

Encourages Compliance and Enhances Protection with Quick Don and Doff Design ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-16 08:32:17

Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Movassaghi strives to create positive change in the Northwest and beyond. EUGENE, Ore., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.