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2014-06-04 23:15:51

According to Dr. Elan B. Singer with Advanced Dermatology P.C., you don’t need to be famous to want to confidently wear short-sleeved and sleeveless fashions, especially in the summer heat, and an upper arm lift can help people achieve this ideal. Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Inspired by the toned arms of celebrities such as Michelle Obama, Kelly Ripa and Jennifer Aniston, upper arm lift procedures have exploded in popularity among women who want to bare their arms but have been...

2014-06-04 23:10:29

OMICS Group International is pleased to announce the 3rd International Conference on Anesthesia and Surgery during November 17-19, 2014 at Chicago, North Shore, USA with a view to accelerate the research efforts in this field to meet the challenges of generation next. Chicago, USA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Reputed personalities and researchers in the field of Anesthesia and Surgery including Bonnie Molloy, Clinical Faculty of Fairfield University, USA; Darwin Eton, Professor of Surgery from...

2014-06-04 16:26:09

LEWISTON, Maine, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Maine Medical Center and Central Maine Orthopaedics, who came together to establish The Orthopaedic Institute of Central Maine five years ago, have developed the state's first hip fracture program focused on helping patients recover sooner. "A hip fracture is one of the most common injuries that threaten our aging population. It can mean the beginning of the end for an elderly person -- a critical moment that turns a life...

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....


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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