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2014-07-15 20:21:33

Nationally renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz aims to leave no question unanswered with free group presentations on weight loss surgery options. LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients battling severe obesity should not be overwhelmed by questions and the myriad of modern options for treatment. Help is readily available through one of the informational seminars held regularly at the offices of the nation's leading bariatric surgeon, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. Whether a...

2014-07-15 16:27:55

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:BRIC Cardiovascular Surgery Market Outlook to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2154241/BRIC-Cardiovascular-Surgery-Market-Outlook-to-2020.htmlBRIC Cardiovascular Surgery Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "BRIC Cardiovascular Surgery Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the BRIC Cardiovascular Surgery Market. The report provides value, in millions of...

2014-07-15 08:29:38

COLUMBIA, Md., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACell, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of tissue repair products, today announced enrollment of the first patient in a U.S. Phase IV clinical trial (NCT02021279; www.clinicaltrials.gov) evaluating the safety and long-term effectiveness of ACell's MatriStem® Pelvic Floor Matrix device as compared to native tissue repair for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse....

2014-07-15 08:29:00

ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that 2014 second quarter financial results will be released on Thursday, July 24, 2014. On that day, the Company will hold a teleconference call and live webcast at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results, followed by a question and answer session hosted by Steven G. Anderson, president and chief...

2014-07-15 08:27:50

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., July 15, 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, today announced that a team of spine surgeons from Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, CA has published their findings from a recent study...

2014-07-14 23:09:23

Radiopaque Solutions, Inc. has developed a biocompatible x-ray visible coating for medical device use. The Urethane/Tungsten based coating is available for use in electronics, fiber optics, catheters and other devices requiring radiopaque materials that will pass FDA Class IV biocompatibility testing. Bonita Springs, Florida (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Radiopaque Solutions, Inc., the world leader in x-ray visible materials technology, has released a new "High Definition" x-ray...

2014-07-14 23:00:11

BariatricDate.net is a new dating website, launched to serve the bariatric community, especially those who have undergone bariatric surgery. This dating website is also open to those seeking friendships and support before, during or after weight loss surgery. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Between 150,000 and 160,000 people receive bariatric surgery each year. [1] Whether someone chooses surgery or another weight loss program, a healthy support system is proven to help dieters lose...

2014-07-14 12:27:05

SOMERS, N.Y., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland Surgery Center ("OACM") and the Ellicott City Ambulatory Surgery Center ("EC") have merged and will be operating out of Ellicott City Maryland. The OACM/EC merger is a joint venture between Merritt Healthcare and 14 leading Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Hand, Spine, Pain, GYN, and GI physician partners. The Facility will also accommodate the specialties of general...

2014-07-14 12:26:54

LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The top Los Angeles plastic surgeon at Plastic-Surgeon-LosAngeles.com offers an extensive selection of cosmetic procedures to help men and women start the summer season looking better than ever before. Surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures can help eliminate unwanted spots, bumps and bulges, trim waistlines and add attractive, youthful contours. Many options are available that can help people take control of their appearance and renew...

2014-07-12 23:03:43

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Purports Recipient Suffers Chronic Pain Due To Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement and Could Face Metal Poisoning Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has filed a DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit against DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, on behalf of an Ohio man who alleges that he suffers chronic pain after receiving a metal-on-metal DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement and had to undergo revision surgery four years later to...


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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