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2014-08-05 23:12:59

The LANAP® procedure overcomes obstacles associated with traditional gum surgery. Dr. Alan Farber, with Long Island periodontist offices in Medford, NY and Hauppauge, NY, uses this laser surgery to provide the best gum disease treatment results by restoring gum health and bone density in the jaw. NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The LANAP® laser, guided by certified Long Island periodontist Dr. Alan Farber, allows him to treat the periodontal pocket by taking out the infected or...

2014-08-05 23:05:30

Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS Invited to Speak at Biobridge International Conference in Venice, Italy Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, and Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon has been invited to speak at the Biobridge Regeneration International Conference in Venice, Italy in September 2014. Annually, the Biobridge Conference assembles leading and forward-thinking international experts, scientists, commercial professionals and public figures in the field of...

2014-08-05 08:35:14

Atlanta plastic surgeon shares two major reasons why breast lifts have had an exponential growth in popularity ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) showed that breast lift surgeries have increased by more than 70 percent since 2000, growing at two times the rates of breast augmentation. Dr. Edward S. Gronka, Atlanta board-certified plastic surgeon and breast specialist, confirms the popularity of the breast lift...

2014-08-05 08:35:12

ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it will participate in the upcoming 34(th) Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at the InterContinental Boston Hotel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140319/MM86518LOGO A live webcast of the Company's presentation is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. ET and will...

2014-08-04 23:09:17

Woolfson Eye Institute, a leading LASIK and vision correction center headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. is celebrating the 4th anniversary of their ambulatory surgery center. Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Woolfson Eye Institute, a leading LASIK and vision correction center headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. is celebrating the 4th anniversary of their ambulatory surgery center, which is focused on treating patients undergoing cataract, cornea, oculoplastic, and other ophthalmic procedures....

2014-08-04 16:27:05

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Bernard A. Hausen, M.D., Ph.D., the company's president and CEO, is scheduled to present a corporate overview and update at the 2014 Wedbush PacGrow Life Sciences Management Access Conference on Tuesday, August 12 at 12:45 p.m. Eastern Time. To access the live and subsequently archived webcast of the presentation, go to the Investor Relations section of the company's website at...

2014-08-04 16:26:25

Montefiore Physicians Continue to Participate in Craniopagus Separations around the World NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Formerly conjoined twins Carl and Clarence Aguirre celebrated the tenth anniversary of their separation today with the medical team that successfully separated and cared for them at The Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM). "We are thrilled to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of one of the first successful staged separations of...

2014-08-04 08:26:39

Advisory Committee Votes in favor of the Safety, Efficacy and Risk Benefit of TissuGlu PITTSBURGH, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohera Medical, Inc.(®), a leading innovator and developer of absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee voted unanimously, 11 to 0, on the Safety, 6 to 5 on Efficacy, and 6 to 4 (with one abstention) on the...

2014-08-04 08:26:31

Affiliation expands Torrance Memorial's Cardiothoracic Surgery Program TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torrance Memorial Medical Center and USC's Keck School of Medicine have announced an affiliation to expand heart surgery services at the medical center in Torrance. This announcement represents an expansion of the Torrance Memorial Lundquist Cardiovascular Institute's Cardiothoracic Surgery Program. This expansion of heart surgery services and cardiac procedures is...

2014-08-04 08:24:39

MIAMI, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barbara Sanchez (www.besanchez.com) bilingual gastric by-pass surgery expert, motivational speaker and crime prevention advocate, announced today that she has retained Simply the Best Public Relations (www.simplythebestpr.com) as her PR firm of record to announce that BE Engagements is available nationally. Barbara does English & Spanish media and engagements. Over a decade ago, when Barbara was working for the Miami Beach Police Department,...


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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