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2014-09-18 23:00:51

World-renowned Facial Plastic Surgeon, Dr. David A. F. Ellis was recently invited to speak at the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) conference from September 18-21, 2014, in Orlando, Florida. He plans to share his experience on how complications from injectable fillers can be treated without surgery, giving better and safer outcomes to the patients. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Dr. David A. F. Ellis is a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon...

2014-09-18 16:27:25

DUBLIN, Ireland, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czvg3s/biocompatible) has announced the addition of the "Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czvg3s/biocompatible ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biocompatible...

2014-09-18 08:30:04

DALLAS, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds U.S. and European Markets for Surgical Microscopes, a September 2014 research report of 83 pages, to its library. This report provides a detailed look at new trends, such as integration into OT's like BrianLAB suites, addresses new ASP for ENT surgical microscopes and provides a cross reference with another neuro report. Complete report is available at...

2014-09-18 08:29:33

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minimally Invasive Devices Inc. (MID), a Columbus, Ohio innovator in laparoscopic surgery, today announced the launch of FloShield(TM) Air, a laparoscope visualization system. FloShield Air is a simple to use device that dramatically reduces the need to clean the optics and can reduce supply costs compared to almost all other solutions. FloShield Air utilizes carbon dioxide to create a clear barrier of moving gas at the distal end of the...

2014-09-18 08:28:37

PURE Facial Plastic Surgery Offers The ARTAS® Robotic System For Hair Transplantation HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PURE Facial Plastic Surgery proudly announces the launch of the FDA-cleared ARTAS® Robotic System at its Huntersville, N.C. location. Founded by Briggs E. Cook, Jr., MD, renowned board certified surgeon specializing in facial plastic surgery, PURE Facial Plastic Surgery continues to bring industry leading medical science and aesthetic medicine...

2014-09-17 23:12:20

FACE Skincare Medical Wellness is excited to introduce the first and only FDA-cleared non-invasive procedure specifically indicated to improve lines and wrinkles on the décolleté. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Skin management experts™ at FACE Skincare Medical Wellness are excited to be of the first in the USA to introduce a new and innovative treatment, Ultherapy Décolletage Treatment, specifically designed to minimize the appearance of vertical chest lines and...

2014-09-17 23:06:53

If VA hospitals reduced their surgical site infection rates from the 10th percentile to the 50th percentile, the Veterans Health Administration could save more than $6.7 million per year. Yakima, WA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 A recent study of 54,000 surgical patients at VA hospitals in fiscal year 2010 revealed 3.2% of these patients developed surgical site infections (SSIs), with 0.8% labeled as deep SSIs and 2.4% labeled as superficial SSIs. The average difference for each patient with...

2014-09-17 23:02:27

North Central earns 2014 awards for patient experience, orthopedic care and GYN surgery. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 North Central Surgical Center is proud to announce that they were recently granted several awards for their top-notch services. The hospital was the recipient for several awards regarding patient experience, orthopedic care and GYN surgery. Hospital-wide, North Central was the recipient of the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™. They have received...

2014-09-17 23:01:11

On August 5, 2014, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration issued a report on the illegal use of the Expression product as an injectable dermal filler. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation comments on the report and warns patients to beware of unscrupulous providers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 According to an August 5, 2014 U.S. Food & Drug Administration report titled “Adverse Events Associated with Use of Enhancement Medical's "Expression"...

2014-09-17 20:22:13

Oral presentation at American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting describes Decipher's ability to identify high-risk prostate cancer patients that may benefit from radiation therapy after surgery, improving treatment decision-making SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that data featured in an oral presentation at the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) demonstrates convincing evidence of the...


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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