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2014-06-04 08:32:37

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Market for Peripheral Vascular Devices and Accessorieshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/u_s_market_peripheral_vascular_devices_accessories.html By 2020, the U.S. market for peripheral vascular devices will be worth over $6 billion.The peripheral vascular device market includes stents, percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) balloon catheters, atherectomy...

2014-06-04 08:32:25

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Video, High-Tech and Integrated Operating Room Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/u_s_video_high_tech_integrated_operating_room_market.html In 2013, the U.S. market for video, high-tech and integrated OR equipment exceeded $1.8 billion.The video, high-tech and integrated operating room equipment market includes integrated OR components, camera systems,...

2014-06-04 08:31:40

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Indian Neurological Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/indian_neurological_devices_market.html In 2012, the Indian market for neurological devices was valued at $13.5 million.The Indian market for neurological devices includes detachable coils, liquid embolics, neurovascular stents, neurovascular catheters, neurovascular guidewires, neuromodulation...

2014-06-04 08:31:35

IMRIS VISIUS intraoperative MRI use enhances patient outcomes MINNEAPOLIS, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that a published retrospective study indicates that use of VISIUS intraoperative MRI (iMRI) combined with endoscopy for transsphenoidal surgery (surgical access through the nose) increases the amount of pituitary (adenoma) tumor removal compared to conventional microscopy without iMRI. The amount of...

2014-06-04 08:30:50

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull-based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced that Dr. Ajay Krishnan of the prestigious Stavya Spine Hospital and Research Center in India concluded after a comparative study in...

2014-06-03 23:09:23

Nextremity Solutions® recently partnered with the New York College of Podiatric Medicine to host a live cadaver surgery featuring the Nextra® Hammertoe Correction System. This unique event was a live broadcast utilizing Google Glass. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Nextremity Solutions® recently partnered with the New York College of Podiatric Medicine to host a live cadaver surgery featuring the Nextra® Hammertoe Correction System. This unique event was a live...

2014-06-03 23:02:04

Surgery before birth increases chances of walking after birth, decreases probability of brain damage. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Since May 2011 the team at the SSM St. Louis Fetal Care Institute has given 34 babies with Myelomeningocele a better chance to walk, and decreased the risk of brain damage with an innovative fetal surgery, before the babies were born. Myelomeningocele, the most severe form of spina bifida can cause irreversible paralysis and brain damage before birth....

2014-06-03 16:24:36

FRANKLIN, Mass., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface(®), Inc. (www.arthrosurface.com), a developer of less-invasive joint restoration systems, performed its first ToeMotion(TM) total toe surgeries with Dr. Carl Hasselman last week at UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Hasselman, who has been using the HemiCAP(®) system for almost a decade now, combined the new phalangeal implants with the existing HemiCAP(®) metatarsal implants to create a total toe joint restoration. "I have...

2014-06-03 12:36:40

RICHMOND, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Outpatient surgery has become an increasingly important part of medical care with many procedures that in the past required overnight hospital stays which may now be safely performed in an outpatient facility. Virginia Health Information (VHI) collects outpatient surgical data from hospital outpatient departments, licensed ambulatory surgical centers and doctors' offices across Virginia....

2014-06-03 08:33:40

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Minimally Invasive Surgery Market (Surgical Devices, Monitoring & Visualization Devices, and Endoscopy Devices) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 -...


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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