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2014-03-26 08:28:46

Le Bonheur neurosurgeons complete first cases using MR-safe headrest designed specifically for intraoperative imaging in VISIUS Surgical Theatre MINNEAPOLIS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS) (TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced the initial uses of its neurosurgical horseshoe headrest with VISIUS(®) intraoperative MRI (iMRI) during two cases at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis, TN. The IMRIS horseshoe headrest is the world's first...

2014-03-25 23:33:07

After introducing Bladeless Laser cataract surgery to southwest Florida in 2012, one of the most innovative and respected surgeons in the country Dr. Jonathan Frantz has now taken cataract surgery to the next level with the VERION Image Guided System. Dr. Frantz is the first and only surgeon in Florida to offer the VERION, which is part of our area’s only full Cataract Refractive Suite. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 After introducing Bladeless Laser cataract surgery to Southwest...

2014-03-25 23:32:05

Birmingham plastic surgeon, Dr. Grady Core, had his presentation on lower eyelid mini blepharoplasty honored in San Diego as a top presentation. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 As Dr. Core’s techniques for eyelid rejuvenation have progressed over the years, he has developed techniques for natural looking periorbital rejuvenation, which keeps people looking normal, yet youthful and refreshed. His latest innovation of lower eyelid mini blepharoplasty consists of using only a tiny...

2014-03-25 23:27:45

Steven W. Meier, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems, explains Russell Westbrook’s most recent knee surgery and subsequent return to the court. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder are glad to have their all-star point guard Russell Westbrook back after undergoing a third surgery on his right knee. Westbrook had surgery on his right knee soon after suffering a meniscus tear in the first round of the 2013 playoffs. Because of unusual...

2014-03-25 23:24:25

Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon Highlighted in Profile Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Shapiro Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Scottsdale, Arizona, is pleased to announce that Dr. Daniel Shapiro was the recent focus of a profile in the Arizona Business Gazette. The article highlighted Dr. Shapiro's reasons for becoming a surgeon as well as what makes him stand out from other surgeons in the state and across the country. The article details Dr. Shapiro's past experience, including an...

2014-03-25 23:23:32

Los Angeles hair restoration expert, Dr. Parsa Mohebi, founder of US Hair Restoration, cites the increased demand fueled by younger patients looking for a permanent solution to hair loss. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Hair restoration surgery is on the rise with no signs of slowing down – echoing a global trend of more people seeking cosmetic surgery to improve their appearance. Statistics released from a recent member survey conducted by the International Society of Hair...

2014-03-25 23:23:06

Doctors at Christ Hospital operate using the da Vinci Robot System. $2.5 million investment brings state-of-the-art technology to Jersey City. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 In another first for CarePoint Health, Ravikumar Brahmbhatt, MD, FACS, performed a robot guided Single Site Cholecystectomy (surgical removal of the gallbladder) at Christ Hospital in Jersey City, the first such procedure ever performed in Hudson County. The operation was conducted through a single small...

2014-03-25 23:04:07

Edelstein Cosmetic introduces Dr. Kunaal Jindal MD, FRCSC. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Edelstein Cosmetic, a Toronto based plastic surgery clinic, is pleased to welcome Dr. Kunaal Jindal to the medical team. Dr. Jindal will be performing both facial and body contouring procedures such as breast implant surgery, abdominoplasty, blepharoplasty and facelift. “The rapid rate of growth that our clinic has experienced is fostered by a great medical team that shares similar values in...

2014-03-25 23:01:16

Ali Mahtabifard, MD, a thoracic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems and West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, explains the frequent occurrence of thoracic outlet syndrome among professional baseball players. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Ali Mahtabifard, MD, a thoracic surgeon at West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery spoke recently about why thoracic outlet syndrome is such a common occurrence among major league baseball players,...

2014-03-25 20:22:22

Though rare, an infection after hernia operation can be life-altering -the expert treatment of Dr. Shirin Towfigh at the Beverly Hills Hernia Center can help cure infection complications. LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the lead surgeon at the Beverly Hills Hernia Center, Dr. Shirin Towfigh is a world-class expert in diagnosing hernia symptoms in men, women and children, but many are unaware of her true talents. In fact, Dr. Towfigh is the only surgeon in the Western U.S. who...


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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