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2014-07-18 16:23:29

Celebrity weight loss news stories notwithstanding, weight loss procedures are now accessible to people from all walks of life and all types of budgets through BHP LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's always encouraging to hear news items such as Rosie O'Donnell's successful gastric sleeve procedure and the 190-plus pound weight loss through a lap band experienced by Corey Harrison of "Pawn Stars." At the same time, Beverly Hills Physicians would like to remind the public...

2014-07-18 12:24:30

LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles plastic surgery expert at Plastic-Surgery-LosAngeles.com today offers procedures to help improve the appearance of area residents this summer. With the extensive range of procedures offered to patients who want to look great this season, there is no need to suffer all summer with an appearance that is less than ideal. Whether patients are planning to head out of town or enjoy summer close to home, they will find what they need...

2014-07-17 23:10:11

Dr. Pechak of the Perio & Implant Center of the Monterey Bay & Palo Alto, California, recently completed his 50th gum recession procedure using the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique ®. This procedure is minimally invasive involving no blades, cutting, scalpels, or stitches. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Dr. Jochen Pechak, a Board Certified Periodontist and founder of the Perio & Implant Centers of Palo Alto and Monterey Bay, California, is celebrating his 50th...

2014-07-17 23:07:36

Visit Spectrum Surgical Booth 1516 at the American Veterinary Medical Association and see a complete display of commonly used veterinary surgical instruments and surgery packs available for veterinary professionals. Stow, Ohio (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Spectrum Surgical will attend the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) July 25-29 in Denver, CO, where thousands of veterinary professionals and related groups gather for interactive educational opportunities. At the conference,...

2014-07-17 23:05:43

Dr. Todd Hobgood featured in Phoenix magazine’s Q&A section. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 One of Arizona’s largest area magazines, the Phoenix, is currently spotlighting local plastic surgeon, Dr. Todd Hobgood. In its Q&A session, the renowned physician is asked how a more youthful, natural appearance can be created, without leaving the patient looking ‘operated’ on. Named as the magazine’s Top Doctor in 2014, Dr. Hobgood is excited to share his innovative...

2014-07-17 23:02:01

A July 2014 article in the Washington Post discusses the latest aesthetic treatment options for Washington D.C. politicians. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Beverly Hills offers his comments on the procedures for maintaining a youthful look described in the report. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A July 13, 2014 article in the Washington Post titled “Washington’s Secret to Staying Relevant: A Little Botox here, a Tuck There” states that the worst kept secret in Washington...

2014-07-17 20:23:08

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento on Wednesday became the first hospital in California to use the next-generation robotic surgery system called the da Vinci Xi, which provides 3-D, high-definition visualization and greater dexterity, precision and control for the surgeon as well as less pain and a quicker recovery for the patient. Steven C. Patching, M.D., who in 1993 was the first to use laparoscopic, minimally invasive surgery in...

2014-07-17 12:30:26

DUBLIN, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Surgical Microscope Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Surgical Microscope Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the surgical microscope industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...

2014-07-17 12:27:39

Mortality rates decrease for hip and knee replacement and spinal surgeries ROSEMONT, Ill., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past decade, a greater number of patients, age 80 and older, are having elective orthopaedic surgery. A new study appearing in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that these surgeries are generally safe with mortality rates decreasing for total hip (THR) and total knee (TKR) replacement and spinal fusion surgeries, and complication rates...

2014-07-17 08:28:54

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., July 17, 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 that it has hosted a hands-on workshop on ultrasonic bone surgery today, July 17, during the 21(st) International Meeting on...


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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