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2014-07-10 23:08:02

Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. The study adds to existing research noting the risk of secondary meniscal and chondral injuries in pediatric patients. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research...

2014-07-10 23:07:59

The common elbow surgery made famous by Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher, Tommy John, definitely does its job to return pitchers to the mound, but risks for having the surgery may be able to be recognized earlier in a player’s career, say researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting today. The study was the largest cohort of MLB pitchers, to date, that have undergone UCL reconstruction. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July...

2014-07-10 23:04:17

Research from the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center challenges current strategies SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 When it comes to a specific type of pancreatic surgery, post-operative complications have a far greater impact on total cost than does how long the patient stays in the hospital, according to a published paper by UC Davis researchers. The finding, published in JAMA Surgery, challenges current cost-cutting strategies routinely used by administrators and insurers...

2014-07-10 12:13:40

University of California - San Diego Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have documented the safety benefits of aortic stent grafts inserted during minimally invasive surgery to repair abdominal aortic aneurysms – weaknesses in the body's largest artery that can rupture, causing potentially lethal internal bleeding. The study, published July 9 in JAMA Surgery, shows that patients who received the minimally invasive aortic repair procedure had a 42...

2014-07-10 08:27:59

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Bruce Lee, fibroid surgeon and inventor of the Acessa procedure, has opened his practice in Beverly Hills in conjunction with the Rox Center. Dr. Lee has worked to bring this unique treatment for women by harnessing the power of radiofrequency energy. This allows women to have their fibroids treated with a minimally invasive outpatient procedure that is safe and very effective. This treatment is an alternative to...

2014-07-09 23:11:10

The CP Help Center is the web’s largest source for research, treatment and legal news on cerebral palsy. Visit http://www.CerebralPalsyHelp.org today. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The birth injury patient advocates at CerebralPalsyHelp.org are announcing a recently-updated news story added to the site about a boy who raised over $20,000 to help pay for a surgery his best friend needed due to his cerebra palsy*. The CP Help Center is a national advocacy center providing the latest...

2014-07-09 23:07:58

Dr. Diamond, a Los Angeles plastic surgery expert, announces his offering of non-surgical cosmetic treatment options. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Los Angeles plastic surgery expert, Dr. Diamond, today announces that he now offers non-surgical treatment options. With non-surgical cosmetic treatments, patients can have their appearance enhanced in many different ways without going under the knife. In some cases, non-surgical plastic surgery offers temporary results for patients...

2014-07-09 23:00:47

Ablation procedures have witnessed significant growth, which are attributable to factors such as growing healthcare expenditure, favorable demographics and cost effectiveness over traditional surgical procedures. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ablation-devices-market-791.html (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The “Ablation Technologies Market (2011-2016) - Global Trends & Competitive Analysis” analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in...

2014-07-09 16:28:03

DUBLIN, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/83dh26/electrophysiology) has announced the addition of the "Electrophysiology (EP) Ablation Catheters - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 BRICSS Electrophysiology (EP) Ablation Catheters market value is expected to reach US$66 million by 2016, primarily...

2014-07-09 12:25:39

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In practice for more than 20 years, Berman Plastic Surgery and Spa has appointed award-winning agency The Gab Group as agency of record. The practice is headed by double-board-certified Dr. Jonathan Ross Berman, known for his natural-looking results in rhinoplasty, facial surgery, breast augmentation and more. Through public relations, marketing and website design, The Gab Group will promote Dr. Berman as one of the area's most proficient...


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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