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2014-08-28 23:00:23

When it comes to the innovative field of reconstructive breast surgery, the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery consistently seeks out the best plastic surgeons in the field. The center is proud to announce its newest addition, Dr. Craig Ashley Blum. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Doctors Frank DellaCroce and Scott Sullivan, Co-Founders of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery (CRBS) and the St. Charles Surgical Hospital (SCSH) in New Orleans, are pleased to announce that board certified...

2014-08-28 16:26:47

NEW PROGRAM PREVENTS AND MENDS ACL DAMAGE CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fall sports have begun and, for many young athletes, painful anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries will follow. According to a recent study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, ACL injuries in athletes who are under 18 years of age have increased over the past two decades, especially among those who play football, soccer and basketball. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that...

2014-08-28 12:29:11

New 3-part virtual conference covers the fine points of surgical robotic training and safety PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robotic surgery is creating buzz among the surgical community, patients, and media, both for the promise of improved outcomes and the potential risks to patient safety. The quick deployment of surgical robots and market pressures to use this expensive new technology are prompting facilities to evaluate their robotic surgery training...

2014-08-27 23:13:31

Atlanta center for LASIK surgery, the Atlanta Vision Institute, hired a LASIK Coordinator for their Atlanta office locations. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The Atlanta Vision Institute hired Melissa Smith, of Lawrenceville, GA, as a LASIK Coordinator for their offices in Atlanta and Johns Creek. Smith’s primary responsibility will be to facilitate the LASIK consultation process for all patients. She will guide them from consultations through the surgery and provide care and...

2014-08-27 23:07:52

Buzz Digital O.R. to form the core of 13 new Aspirus Wausau Hospital Operating Rooms Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Aspirus Wausau Hospital today announced the first extensive multi-O.R. integration project in the US with Buzz™ Digital O.R. at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, in Wausau, WI. The foundation of all 13 new operating rooms will be Buzz, a centralized surgical hub for operating room control and management. This integrative system supports planning, navigation, imaging and...

2014-08-27 23:05:43

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Ablation Technologies Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Ablation Technologies Market (Applications: Cardiovascular, Gynecology, Pain Management, Oncology, Urology, Ophthalmology; Technologies: Radiofrequency,...

2014-08-27 23:04:57

Dr. Adrian Lo, Philadephia’s Top Doc in plastic and cosmetic surgery, was just named South Jersey Magazine's TOP DOC for women (Spring 2014) and is pleased to discuss the topic of the appearance of Labia (and how plastic surgery can make them smaller) helping women regain their confidence and feel good about themselves again. Dr. Adrian Lo, Philly’s premiere plastic and cosmetic surgeon has been practicing in the Philadelphia region for over 22 years, and specializes in...

2014-08-27 23:02:48

Dr. Stewart Shofner realizes nearly half of those with glaucoma are not aware that they have the disease. To help patients understand the facts, Dr. Shofner debunks the top five myths about glaucoma. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Dr. Stewart Shofner and Dr. Kevin Johnson of Shofner Vision Center see multitudes of patients suffering from impaired vision. Some of the most common treatments are LASIK and Cataract vision correction surgery. Recently, Dr. Shofner has noticed a...

2014-08-27 23:00:20

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Surgical Navigation Systems Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Surgical Navigation Systems Market (Neurosurgical Navigation Systems, ENT Navigation Systems and Orthopedic Navigation Systems) - Global Industry Analysis,...

2014-08-27 20:24:28

Plastic surgery from expert surgeons like Dr. J is more popular than ever, yet some myths about aesthetic treatment have still gone unchecked...until now LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Southern California, plastic surgery has long been embraced as an effective resource for those looking to enhance their physical appearance at every stage of life. While more and more people are educating themselves as to what plastic surgery entails, there are a few stubborn myths that simply...


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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