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2015-02-14 23:00:19

Aespala MedSpa & Plastic Surgery received accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) this past January, identifying the practice

2015-02-13 20:22:49

Patients of Beverly Hills Physicians are being inspired by a combination of contemporary celebrity looks and classic beauty when requesting certain cosmetic procedures LOS ANGELES, Feb.

2015-02-13 20:22:47

The diminishing returns experienced by patients of multiple revisions shows that it's important to avoid the need for additional procedures with a leading surgeon like Dr.

2015-02-13 08:28:03

ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc.

2015-02-12 23:00:20

Frisco Ambulatory Surgery Center receives Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care accreditation and continues to promote excellence in patient safety and care. Frisco,

exercise ball
2015-02-11 15:22:42

According to a new study by nurse researchers at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, a Phoenix hospital part of Banner Health, a peanut-shaped exercise ball can be a highly effective tool to accelerate the labor process for women with an epidural.

2015-02-11 12:27:50

ESCAPE, EXTEND IA show treatment allows more patients to live independently, return to everyday life WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-11 08:31:29

PORTLAND, Oregon, February 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Hernia Repair Devices and Consumables Market - Size, Industry


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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