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2014-10-15 23:12:36

Patents granted for innovative minimally invasive technology for Acute Ischemic Stroke treatment, strengthening Neuravi's patent portfolio. Galway, Ireland (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Neuravi, a developer of innovative minimally invasive stroke therapy solutions, announced today that the U.S. Patent Office has approved two patents covering its therapeutic platform for the endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke. The granting of U.S. Patent #8,852,205 “Clot Retrieval Device for...

2014-10-15 23:12:14

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Continue With The Filing By Wright & Schulte LLC Of A Complaint Alleging A Recipient Endured Risky and Painful Surgeries After Receiving DePuy’s Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC continues to file DePuy Pinnacle Hip lawsuits, this one on behalf of a man who underwent hip surgery to remove a DePuy metal-on-metal hip implant. The complaint against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, DePuy...

2014-10-15 23:07:12

Champion Medical Center Baton Rouge, which began performing surgeries this past May, announces it is bringing a leading surgical team led by Dr. Ali Sadeghi, who will offer groundbreaking procedures within breast reconstruction, including highly specialized Perforator Flap Reconstruction procedures. Baton Rouge, Louisiana (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Champion Medical Center Baton Rouge, which began performing surgeries this past May, announces it is bringing a leading surgical team led by Dr....

2014-10-15 23:02:13

A team of surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital saved the life of a one-week-old baby with the aid of a 3-D printed model of the child’s heart. The 3-D model was used as a guide for surgery on the child, who was born with a complex and deadly form of congenital heart disease (CHD). New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 A team of surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital saved the life of a one-week-old baby with the aid of a...

2014-10-15 16:29:13

HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Numerous physicians and researchers from the Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston were in San Diego to present at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition for the association's Section on Surgery. For more information about the Department of Surgery at Texas Children's visit: texaschildrens.org/surgery This event, held Oct. 10 through 14, convened a national group consisting of...

2014-10-15 08:30:35

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that it will release financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended September 30, 2014, on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, after the markets close. Cardica's management will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results and provide an update on the company's business. Conference Call DetailsTo access the live conference call on November 4, 2014, at...

2014-10-14 23:14:18

deconex®TWIN PH10/deconex®TWIN ZYME have successfully passed a cleaning validation protocol conducted by Intuitive Surgical (using the Belimed WD290 washer disinfector) for 8mm Endowrist® instruments for the da Vinci S, Si and Si-e. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 “This represents a significant step forward in the automated reprocessing of the da Vinci Endowrist instruments for the US market.” stated Charles Ciullo, Director of Sterile Processing for Potomac...

2014-10-14 23:10:55

Expert plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Chasan discusses breast reduction surgery and how it can improve women’s lives San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 A recent article from Newsday discusses the benefits, both health and cosmetic, of breast reduction surgery for women who have struggled with overly large breasts for their frame. Women with very large breasts can suffer from a number of problems, including back and shoulder pain, trouble exercising, and difficulty finding bras and clothes...

2014-10-14 23:06:13

Respected cosmetic surgeon earns spot in prestigious Who’s Who of Atlanta Medical Professionals list Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Louis M. DeJoseph, M.D. of Premier Image Cosmetic & Laser Surgery has been named to the Who’s Who of Atlanta Medical Professionals in the October issue of Modern Luxury Magazine. Dr. DeJoseph was honored by the publication for his highly sought after skills in cosmetic surgery and his exceptional medical skills. The list features Atlanta’s...

2014-10-14 23:02:04

AORN Provides Guidelines for Perioperative Personnel Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 As hospitals and health care systems across the country evaluate their infection prevention practices for Ebola safety, medical specialties are providing their practitioners with recommendations to prevent contamination and spread of the disease. To date none of the patients treated in the US have required surgical treatment, however, perioperative RNs should be prepared to meet this patient need...


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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