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2014-08-07 12:28:46

ALBANY, New York, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Ablation Technologies Market (Applications: Cardiovascular, Gynecology, Pain Management, Oncology, Urology, Ophthalmology; Technologies: Radiofrequency, Light/Laser, Electrical, Ultrasound, Microwave, Cryotherapy) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020," the global ablation technologies market was valued at USD...

2014-08-07 12:27:37

Although the Affordable Care Act Will Increase Coverage, Private Insurers Are Becoming Increasingly Stringent, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States spinal implant market will expand modestly through 2022 to reach a value of nearly $7.1 billion. Longstanding factors such as the aging population, rising rates of obesity and increasing adoption of nonfusion devices will be primary...

2014-08-06 23:11:37

A revolutionary improvement to the treatment of gum tissue recession has been developed that does not require surgery in the palate, is done through a tiny pinhole, and requires no sutures. This new procedure is being provided by Kenneth A. Peavy, D.M.D. M.H.S., a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Winston-Salem, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Gum recession is one of the most common dental problems and can lead to pain, poor esthetics, cavities, and tooth loss,...

2014-08-06 23:11:36

No scalpel incisions, no stitches, and great results are all features of the FDA approved Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) being provided by Kenneth A. Peavy, D.M.D., M.H.S., a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Peavy is celebrating his 25th year in practice and his fourth year providing the new laser alternative to treat gum disease. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 While gum disease is one of the most common infections in the world and can...

2014-08-06 23:09:20

Dr. Greuner, surgical director of Lipedema Centers at NYC Surgical Associates describes a new treatment for lipedema and discusses the case of a 45 year-old New Jersey woman who has been living with lipedema for over 25 years. “Patients are coming from literally all over the country.” New York, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 “Lipedema is a devastating fat disorder that affects the quality of life for an estimated 17 million women in the U.S. alone, yet the disease is often misunderstood...

2014-08-06 23:05:15

Dr. Edward Buckingham's scores are among the highest in the United States. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The Austin area is pleased to know that one of their own, Dr. Edward Buckingham, has recently completed his Board Recertification. The rigorous process, developed by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS), is designed to assess if a surgeon continues to posses the required skills. Dr. Buckingham, the founder of Buckingham Center for Facial...

2014-08-05 23:12:59

The LANAP® procedure overcomes obstacles associated with traditional gum surgery. Dr. Alan Farber, with Long Island periodontist offices in Medford, NY and Hauppauge, NY, uses this laser surgery to provide the best gum disease treatment results by restoring gum health and bone density in the jaw. NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The LANAP® laser, guided by certified Long Island periodontist Dr. Alan Farber, allows him to treat the periodontal pocket by taking out the infected or...

2014-08-05 23:05:30

Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS Invited to Speak at Biobridge International Conference in Venice, Italy Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, and Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon has been invited to speak at the Biobridge Regeneration International Conference in Venice, Italy in September 2014. Annually, the Biobridge Conference assembles leading and forward-thinking international experts, scientists, commercial professionals and public figures in the field of...

2014-08-05 08:35:14

Atlanta plastic surgeon shares two major reasons why breast lifts have had an exponential growth in popularity ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) showed that breast lift surgeries have increased by more than 70 percent since 2000, growing at two times the rates of breast augmentation. Dr. Edward S. Gronka, Atlanta board-certified plastic surgeon and breast specialist, confirms the popularity of the breast lift...

2014-08-05 08:35:12

ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it will participate in the upcoming 34(th) Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at the InterContinental Boston Hotel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140319/MM86518LOGO A live webcast of the Company's presentation is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. ET and will...


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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