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2015-01-21 23:01:41

On Wednesday, January 7, 2015, Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills appeared on Good Day L.A.

2015-01-21 08:29:17

Amputations Avoidable With Timely Diagnosis & Care from a Foot & Ankle Surgeon CHICAGO, Jan.

2015-01-20 23:12:34

Board-certified cosmetic surgeon and clinical professor of surgery at University of Chicago Medicine, Dr. Anthony J.

2015-01-20 23:06:11

According to a new report by iData Research, biologic soft tissue regeneration products carry a significantly higher cost, but added benefits outweigh their premium prices. Vancouver,

2015-01-20 20:20:58

According to a recently released report, the same bariatric procedures performed by the surgeons at Beverly Hills Physicians can add years to patients' lives. LOS ANGELES, Jan.

2015-01-20 08:34:11

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) today announced publication of the 2015-2017 Perianesthesia Nursing Standards.

2015-01-20 08:33:34

VISIUS Surgical Theatre with intraoperative MRI included in first of its kind Northern Europe installation MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc.


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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