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2014-09-09 08:31:27

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a blood purification company using its CytoSorb® extracorporeal cytokine adsorber to prevent or treat organ failure in life-threatening conditions, announced its U.S. Cardiac Surgery Advisory Board (CSAB) that includes leaders in cardiothoracic surgery, surgical critical care, extracorporeal therapy, and inflammation. The Board will oversee the use of CytoSorb® in cardiac surgery trials...

2014-09-09 08:30:37

DUBLIN, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Biomaterials Market - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Biomaterials are used to restore a part of a living system or to function in close contact with living tissue and organs interface with biological system. Currently the technological advancements in the biomaterials have led to novel biomaterial products that improve body...

2014-09-09 04:21:04

Innovative Z-Fold Design Provides an Improved and Easier Way to Keep Instruments and Implants Sterile FENTON, Mich, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) bestowed their Seal of Recognition on CFI Medical Sterile-Z(TM) Technology on August 12, 2014, acknowledging the design's education materials are consistent with AORN's Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices. CFI Medical (www.cfimedical.com) officially launched the...

2014-09-08 23:12:19

Michael Vennemeyer, M.D., a board certified plastic surgeon and author, moved has moved his practice to Southlake, Texas which opened August 1st of this year. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Michael Vennemeyer, M.D., a board certified plastic surgeon and author, moved has moved his practice to Southlake, Texas which opened August 1st of this year. Specializing in cosmetic plastic surgery of the breasts, face and body, Dr. Vennemeyer uses the most advanced techniques as...

2014-09-08 23:00:44

The advanced stage retinitis pigmentosa patient – considered a trailblazer – now paves the way for her grown children and others also battling the same blinding eye disease Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 A 66 year old blind woman, who recently underwent successful surgery to receive the new FDA-approved “Argus® II” Retinal Prosthesis System in her eye, is already exceeding expectations in her progress to see again with the retinal implant often described as the...

2014-09-08 23:00:18

Breast Reconstruction Surgeons Frank DellaCroce, MD, FACS; Scott Sullivan, MD, FACS; Christopher Trahan, MD, FACS and Breast Surgical Oncologist Alan Stolier, MD, FACS of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery and St. Charles Surgical Hospital have again been named to the list of Best Doctors in America®. Only five percent of physicians in America earn this prestigious honor, which is decided by the largest ongoing, peer-reviewed survey in the medical industry. New Orleans, LA...

2014-09-08 08:29:43

Deal Complements Cynosure's Platform with Radiofrequency Energy Sources and Accessory Products for Aesthetic and Surgical Indications; WESTFORD, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cynosure, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYNO), a leader in laser- and light-based aesthetic treatments for non-invasive and minimally invasive applications, today announced that it has acquired the assets of Ellman International, Inc. for approximately $13.2 million in cash. In addition, Cynosure assumed certain...

2014-09-05 23:04:20

Transparency Market Research includes new market research report "Surgical Equipment Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The global surgical equipment market was valued at USD 8.43 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.2% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 11.28 billion in 2019. Of the markets mentioned...

2014-09-05 16:23:04

Conference call to be conducted same day at 4:30 pm ET FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull-based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced today that it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and...

2014-09-05 12:25:12

ALBANY, New York, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Telemedicine Market [Specialty (Cardiology, Dermatology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Emergency Care, Internal Medicine, Gynecology, and Others) and Services (Tele-Consultation , Tele-Monitoring, Tele-Education, Tele-Training, Tele-Care, and Tele-Surgery)] - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020," the global...


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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