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2014-06-02 23:03:49

ESA (European Society of Anaesthesiology) A systematic review and meta-analysis of hospital data worldwide, presented as this year's Euroanaesthesia meeting in Stockholm, adds further evidence that patients admitted to hospital at weekends have higher mortality than those admitted on weekdays. The study is by Dr Hiroshi Hoshijima, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, and colleagues. The analysis included 72 studies from various world regions, covering 55,053,719 participants. The authors...

2014-06-02 23:00:08

ESA (European Society of Anaesthesiology) New research presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia show that on weekends, in the afternoons and in February are the times when the risk of death following surgery is the highest. The research is by Dr Felix Kork and Professor Claudia Spies, Charité - University Medicine Berlin, Germany and colleagues. Hospital mortality is subject to day-night, weekly and seasonal variability. This has been shown for various populations, settings, and in...

2014-06-02 12:28:53

BERLIN, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare and Fiagon AG Announce a Patent License AgreementFiagon AG today announced that it has entered into an agreement with GE Healthcare. Under the terms of the agreement, Fiagon will acquire a patent license to several of GE Healthcare's ENT and Cranial navigation technologies. This will help Fiagon surround and back up the 35 issued patents and substantial intellectual property of Fiagon, resulting in greater protection from...

2014-06-02 08:31:54

PITTSBURGH, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Health today announced a strong financial foundation and sound operational and financial performance for 2013, citing more than $7 billion in cash and investments and a surplus of nearly $6 billion as of December 31, 2013. Today's news is the first financial report for the diversified health and wellness enterprise, which launched a year ago and now ranks as the nation's third-largest integrated health care delivery and financing...

2014-06-02 08:30:34

Data To Be Presented on Improving Cleansing Compliance Through StartClean Cleansing Program SAN DIEGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 41(st) Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), CareFusion (NYSE:CFN), a leading global medical technology company, will launch three new products that are designed to help reduce surface contamination or the presence of microorganisms that can potentially cause infections during hospital stays...

2014-06-01 23:00:52

ReportsnReports.com adds “Electrosurgery Market by Product - Generator, Electrosurgical Instruments (Vessel Sealing, Bipolar Forceps, Electrode, Suction Coagulator), Accessories, Surgery (General, Gynecology, Orthopedic, Cardiovascular, Cosmetic) - Global Forecasts to 2019” report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 The global electrosurgery market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.9% from 2014 to 2019. Although the mature markets (such as the U.S., Germany,...

2014-05-31 23:02:51

The emerging markets including China, India, Brazil, and Mexico have became attractive for the companies engaged in the development and marketing of the electrosurgery devices. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/electrosurgery-market-142006761.html (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The report “Electrosurgery Market by Product - Generator, Electrosurgical Instruments (Vessel Sealing, Bipolar Forceps, Electrode, Suction Coagulator), Accessories, Surgery (General, Gynecology, Orthopedic,...

2014-05-31 23:00:55

Shane Michaels releases a review of Vision Without Glasses, a unique method that corrects vision naturally without surgery, glasses, or contacts. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Vision Without Glasses, a method created by former optometrist Duke Peterson that is helping people improve their vision and get rid of their glasses and contacts without drugs or surgery has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “In our society today, most everyone just...

2014-05-30 23:14:47

The Art of Facial Surgery will hold its annual summer BBQ event. This annual party provides more than just great food and a chance to talk with some of Toronto’s top cosmetic surgeons. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Guests will also be able to take advantage of free makeovers by Samantha Compton, a Jane Iredale makeup artist and Makeup artist to the stars. Draws will be held throughout the day. The event is free. Bring a friend and get an extra ballot for a better chance to win...

2014-05-30 23:13:15

Dr. Moshel of ANS Discusses the ANS Skull Base Surgery Center and the Future of Brain Tumor Surgery Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 ANS and Dr. Yaron Moshel offer answers to some common questions they receive about the ANS Skull Base Center and what the future holds for Brain Tumor Surgery. What is the ANS Skull Base Surgery Center? Skull base surgery is a form of highly specialized brain surgery that reaches the undersurface of the brain, an area historically considered very delicate...


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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