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2014-03-28 23:27:46

Dr. Charles S. Barotz is helping patients understand the role that nutrition plays in gum disease this March as National Nutrition Month commences. Identifying early gum disease symptoms, seeking proper care such as laser gum surgery and improving overall nutrition can help patients in Denver, CO to enjoy healthy gums and a healthier life. Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Dr. Charles Barotz encourages residents in the greater Denver, CO area to take advantage of March’s designation as...

2014-03-28 23:22:38

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills speak on the rising number of people currently living with artificial joints. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 A new study released by the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has shown more than 7 million Americans are currently living with artificial knees and hips. Rajan Patel, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at the Joint Surgery Center of Excellence in Beverly Hills. “What’s so...

2014-03-28 23:04:11

Dr. Raymond Leung and Healthpointe Team Up to Provide Unrivaled Care to Patients Suffering from Hernias Southern California (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Healthpointe is proud to announce the addition of hernia specialist Dr. Raymond Leung to their Colton and Perris locations. A hernia is a protrusion of an organ or tissue though an abnormal opening in the body. The most common type of hernia is the inguinal hernia, which is caused by a weak spot in the abdominal wall. Dr. Leung’s...

2014-03-28 23:03:16

J. Lance Lichtor, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics; Section Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology; and Fellowship Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, presented on Drug Shortage in Anesthesia. Jennifer I. Lim, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology; Marion H. Schenk, Esq., Chair in Ophthalmology for Research of the Aging Eye; and Director, Retina Service, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, presented on Advances in Vitreoretinal...

2014-03-28 12:26:43

A return to bipartisan, bicameral efforts to fix the Medicare physician payment system is needed WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons is dismayed that House congressional leadership resorted to unreasonable tactics yesterday to pass the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, the 17th short-term patch to the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula in the past decade. This action undermines the collaborative, bipartisan and...

2014-03-28 09:16:22

Johns Hopkins researchers have devised a computerized process that could make minimally invasive surgery more accurate and streamlined using equipment already common in the operating room. In a report published recently in the journal Physics in Medicine and Biology, the researchers say initial testing of the algorithm shows that their image-based guidance system is potentially superior to conventional tracking systems that have been the mainstay of surgical navigation over the last...

2014-03-27 23:30:58

Adler Footcare New York will be featured on NewsTalkRadio 77 WABC in New York City where Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler, Medical/Surgical Director and owner of Adler Footcare will be interviewed by radio personality Laura Smith about foot surgery that doesn’t require stitches. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Adler Footcare New York will be featured on the popular New York talk show in the segment “Living Better with Laura Smith,” on 77 WABC, on three separate occasions where Dr....

2014-03-27 23:25:37

Out with the old, in with the new: Suggestions for better back care habits from one of Florida’s top Spine Surgeons. Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 So the saying goes: Practice something daily for 3 weeks and it becomes a routine habit for your body. Why not consider some “spring cleaning” in the habits department for better back health? Dr. Scott Katzman, spine surgeon at Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery, encourages preventative back care to help avoid long...

2014-03-27 23:25:36

Today, the law firm Garvey Schubert Barer announced that Attorney Emily Studebaker has returned to its Seattle Office. Ms. Studebaker returns from the law firm Davis Wright Tremaine. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Today, the law firm Garvey Schubert Barer announced that Attorney Emily Studebaker has returned to its Seattle Office. Ms. Studebaker returns from the law firm Davis Wright Tremaine. Ms. Studebaker focuses exclusively on the practice of health law and advises ambulatory...

2014-03-27 23:25:34

Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Facelift Surgery in Beverly Hills, shares his expert knowledge of contemporary facial plastic surgery that produces natural, customized results. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 World-renowned facelift surgeon, Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the CENTER for Advanced Facelift Surgery in Beverly Hills, responded today to new plastic surgery statistics that revealed social media’s impact on cosmetic surgery. One in three plastic...


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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