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While a minority of gastric band patients have found success with the procedure, vast majority would be better off having the bands removed as soon as possible. LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/
AccuraScope, CuraSpine and SecuraSpine procedure all under one roof DALLAS, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobilis Health, a publicly-traded organization (anticipated NYSE: HLTH), recently
Periodontal Medicine & Surgical Specialists, LTD, in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois is the first office-based surgery center accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)
New Neuro-Navigation System Brings Unprecedented 3D Views of Brain Tractography into the Operating Room WASHINGTON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following months of review, the
Outcomes best for active patients with lower body mass index ROSEMONT, Ill., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A
GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report update on Surgical Incision Closures.
GLEN ELLYN, Ill., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College of DuPage is the first college or university in the state of Illinois to offer the Surgical Assistant Certificate that will
Surgeons Have New Solution for Controlling Problematic Bleeding Situations During Adult Liver Surgery SOMERVILLE, N.J., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Unexpected and uncontrollable
RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S.
Dr. Thomas J. Swope, Director of The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, has received certification as an EpiCenter. Dr.
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 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...
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,...
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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