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2014-09-09 23:10:10

The Beverly Hills recovery team at Pearl Recovery Retreat discusses the recent McGill University study showing how psychological well-being plays a vital role in success during surgical recovery. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 A recent article published by The New York Daily News highlighted a study completed at McGill University, which showed that surgical patients who viewed their injuries as unfair and had a generally negative viewpoint on their pain had less success...

2014-09-09 23:07:05

Dr. Choe recognized as RealSelf.com top doctor for his facelift, rhinoplasty, and blepharoplasty. Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Dr. Kyle S. Choe is excited to share the news that he just been named one of RealSelf’s top doctors; a title reserved for only 10% of participating physicians. The coveted distinction goes out to a small group of aesthetic surgeons who have made a significant impact on the online cosmetic surgery community. Dr. Choe is the only physician...

2014-09-09 23:00:55

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Australia General Surgery Outlook to 2020” to its store. The objective is to provide information that represents the most up-to-date data of the industry possible. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 “Australia General Surgery Outlook to 2020″, provides key market data on the Australia General Surgery Procedures. The report provides procedure volumes within market segments –     Airway Stenting Procedures...

2014-09-09 12:29:07

STASIS Clinical Study Begins in Europe NEWTOWN, Pa., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro Interventional Devices, Inc. (MID) reports the first successful clinical case using its Permaseal Cardiac Access and Closure technology. This new technology simplifies minimally invasive aortic valve replacement procedures. The patient is the first to be enrolled in the Secure Transapical Access and Closure Study (STASIS) being conducted in Europe. The first STASIS case was performed by Dr....

2014-09-09 12:26:04

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today released three new clinical practice guidelines (CPG) featuring evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing and treating hip fractures in patients age 65 and older, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, and dysplasia of the hip in infants up to 6 months of age. These recommendations are meant to be used as an educational tool to augment the clinical judgment of...

2014-09-09 08:31:48

Intraoperative neurosurgical platforms offer precision and workflow improvement for ablating brain tumors MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that the Company's InSitu(TM) wireless coil and Monteris NeuroBlate(®) laser ablation system have been used together for the first time at a leading United States neuroscience center. This combination brought improved visualization and workflow in removing a...

2014-09-09 08:31:27

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a blood purification company using its CytoSorb® extracorporeal cytokine adsorber to prevent or treat organ failure in life-threatening conditions, announced its U.S. Cardiac Surgery Advisory Board (CSAB) that includes leaders in cardiothoracic surgery, surgical critical care, extracorporeal therapy, and inflammation. The Board will oversee the use of CytoSorb® in cardiac surgery trials...

2014-09-09 08:30:37

DUBLIN, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Biomaterials Market - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Biomaterials are used to restore a part of a living system or to function in close contact with living tissue and organs interface with biological system. Currently the technological advancements in the biomaterials have led to novel biomaterial products that improve body...

2014-09-09 04:21:04

Innovative Z-Fold Design Provides an Improved and Easier Way to Keep Instruments and Implants Sterile FENTON, Mich, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) bestowed their Seal of Recognition on CFI Medical Sterile-Z(TM) Technology on August 12, 2014, acknowledging the design's education materials are consistent with AORN's Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices. CFI Medical (www.cfimedical.com) officially launched the...

2014-09-08 23:12:19

Michael Vennemeyer, M.D., a board certified plastic surgeon and author, moved has moved his practice to Southlake, Texas which opened August 1st of this year. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Michael Vennemeyer, M.D., a board certified plastic surgeon and author, moved has moved his practice to Southlake, Texas which opened August 1st of this year. Specializing in cosmetic plastic surgery of the breasts, face and body, Dr. Vennemeyer uses the most advanced techniques as...


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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