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2014-04-09 23:30:48

Midtown Dentistry introduces the Satelec Piezotome for patients who need to have bone surgery. This precision device minimizes discomfort so healing is faster. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Midtown Dentistry recently introduced the Satelec Piezotome, as it utilizes the very latest technology to provide patients with a more comfortable experience prior to having dental implants. Midtown Dentistry, a premier dental office in Houston, is known for being one of the leaders in dental implantology...

2014-04-09 23:30:23

New Jersey Bariatric surgeon Glenn Forrester reports childcare needs, few vacation days and financial consequences of loss of work drives patients concerns about recovery time. Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 After more than 2,000 bariatric surgeries in the past 10 years, surgeons at the New Jersey Bariatric Center still find recovery time is a top concern for Gastric Bypass, LAP-BAND and Gastric Sleeve patients preparing for life immediately after surgery. The question of how...

2014-04-09 23:04:20

Lakeview Surgery Centre offering free liposuction of the flanks with tummy tuck. Barrie, ON (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Tummy tuck clinic in Barrie, Lakeview Surgery Centre, announces today they are now offering free liposuction of the flanks for each qualifying patient undergoing a tummy tuck procedure. “While the procedure alone can improve the contour of the mid-section, it is often not sufficient in improving the flanks,” Dr. Emad Guirguis, head cosmetic surgeon of the centre states....

2014-04-09 08:28:19

Presenting ARTAS Hair Studio(TM) SAN JOSE, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Restoration Robotics, Inc., the global leader in robotic hair transplantation, will have Craig Ziering, DO, present ARTAS Hair Studio(TM) and the ARTAS(®) Robotic System during the Platinum Orlando Live Surgery Workshop taking place April 9 through 12 in Orlando, FL. The Future Is Here: ARTAS Hair Studio(TM) Dr. Ziering's Beverly Hills practice is one of three Beta testing sites for ARTAS Hair...

2014-04-08 23:33:55

Medical tourism to Israel has become an outstanding market for onlinemedicaltourism.com, a leading online international medical tourism company. Israel boasts one of the best medical services in the world. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Onlinemedicaltourism.com has announced that Israel has become one of the top medical destinations for medical tourists seeking excellent medical treatment with attractive prices. According to onlinemedicaltourism.com records thousands of outbound patients come to...

2014-04-08 23:23:41

George Eid, MD, a nationally recognized surgeon with leading expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques and bariatric - or weight loss – surgery has been recruited by Allegheny Health Network to serve as Division Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Division Chief of Bariatric Surgery. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 George Eid, MD, a nationally recognized surgeon with leading expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques and bariatric - or weight loss –...

2014-04-08 23:04:47

The number of surgical procedures worldwide has grown to exceed 232 million annually, according to Kalorama Information's latest report. The number of surgical procedures continues to climb with the growing and aging population in many regions of the world. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The number of surgical procedures worldwide has grown to exceed 232 million annually, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research firm said the number of surgical...

2014-04-08 16:23:33

Future applications could include treatment for disfigurement after radical cancer surgery HAIFA, Israel, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A breakthrough could speed recovery and limit disfigurement for patients who have suffered large soft tissue trauma - as occurs with serious injury or cancer surgery. By biomedically engineering a muscle flap that includes a patient's own blood vessels, the team created tissue that could be transferred to other parts of the body along...

2014-04-08 12:31:26

RICKMANSWORTH, England, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Commission has awarded a 1.3M Euro ($1.8M) grant to an international consortium to evaluate a ground-breaking cancer imaging technology. The imaging technology, termed Cerenkov Luminescence Imaging, has the potential to detect cancer during surgery and help ensure that all of the cancerous tissue is removed. The two-year project entitled CLIO will evaluate the imaging technology in patients undergoing...

2014-04-07 23:03:31

When medication and non-invasive procedures are unable to relieve symptoms, robotic surgery is an effective, minimally invasive treatment alternative for a range of gynecologic conditions. Dr. Ulas Bozdogan's new practice website http://www.NJwomenscare.com will serve to inform patients as well as the medical community about less invasive surgical options for many women facing gynecologic surgery. Hackensack, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Dr. Ulas Bozdogan, a Hackensack, NJ-based...


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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