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The Gentle Barn's Dudley gets another chance to walk and another chance at life SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Feb.
The first-ever human head transplant operation could take place in less than three years time, according to bold claims made by one prominent Italian surgeon earlier this week.
Dr. Vengurlekar and the Premier Pain Institute explore minimally invasive options for spinal treatment and what patients can expects after a procedure. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb.
LONDON, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The non-invasive & minimally invasive cardiac output monitoring devices market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.2% from 2014 to 2019.
First-of-its-Kind Report from Pennsylvania Healthcare Cost and Containment Council (PHC4) issued today PHILADELPHIA, Feb.
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Reports More than 10 Million Procedures Performed NEW YORK, Feb.
Three men suffering from severe nerve damage volunteered to have their hands amputated and replaced with mind-controlled bionic prostheses, according to research published Tuesday in the medical journal The Lancet.
Autonomic Regulation Therapy (ART) Significantly Improves Heart Function HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc.
RealSelf Survey finds that finance, concerns about downtime, and plain old fear are the most common factors discouraging plastic surgery - but these concerns can all be addressed LOS
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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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