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2014-10-14 08:33:57

Clinical data consistently show that patients undergoing breast reconstruction after a mastectomy can complete expansion significantly faster with AeroForm(TM) expanders than traditional saline expanders PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest interim data from XPAND, AirXpanders Inc.'s U.S.-based, head-to-head pivotal study of its new, needle-free, patient-controlled tissue expansion system for mastectomy patients undergoing breast reconstruction, continue to...

2014-10-13 23:07:26

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Mexico, Canada & Brazil Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020” to its store. The data in the report is derived from dynamic market forecast models. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 “Mexico, Canada & Brazil Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020″, provides key procedures data on the Mexico, Canada & Brazil Wound Care Management Procedures. The report provides procedure volumes within market categories Tissue...

2014-10-13 23:00:46

Dr. Scotch, a board certified Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor), became the first sinus surgeon to perform a 3D computer image guided balloon sinus dilation procedure at Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel. Wesley Chapel, FL (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Dr. Brett Scotch, a board certified Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose and Throat doctor) is the first sinus surgeon to perform a cutting edge, minimally invasive 3D image guided sinus procedure in Pasco County. The landmark surgery took...

2014-10-13 12:27:09

Physicians will provide additional trauma, otolaryngology and plastic surgery support to the community HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Hospital West Campus is excited to announce the addition of five new members to its surgical team: otolaryngologist Dr. Karina Toa Cañadas, minimally invasive pediatric general surgeon Dr. Charles William Hartin Jr., orthopedic hand surgeon Dr. Thomas Hunt III, hand and microvascular surgeon Dr. Mitchel Seruya and...

2014-10-13 08:27:46

DUBLIN, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Surgical Equipment Market (Types, Applications and Geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation And Forecast, 2013 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Surgical equipment are medical devices/tools that serve the specific purpose during surgery. These tools...

2014-10-10 23:05:52

When an athlete is recovering from back surgery that player not only needs to heal and rehabilitate the injury at hand, but also has to regain his overall athletic physique. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Spine injuries that require surgical intervention will involve not just a visit to the surgical bay, but also post-op healing time followed by a physical therapy regimen suited to that individual’s rehab needs. For the average person this can take several weeks. In...

2014-10-10 23:00:39

Physicians at the Plastic Surgery Institute of California Comment on Findings Published in JAMA Surgery and Annuls of Surgery Regarding Weight Loss Surgery and Diabetes Huntington Beach, California (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Three recent studies have added to a growing body of data regarding the relationship between diabetes and weight loss surgery. The studies, which were performed by the Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical School and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center,...

2014-10-10 12:24:57

DUBLIN, Ireland, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h4s7kv/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Laparoscopic Devices Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h4s7kv/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique performed with the assistance of a video camera and...

2014-10-09 23:13:08

Dr. Kaixuan Liu educates patients and offers tips about the benefits of endoscopic discectomy surgery for relief from chronic lower back and neck pain. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 October 2014 – With chronic lower back or neck pain so common that 8 of 10 people suffer from it at some point in their lives, many wonder what happens if they exhaust all treatment options but still haven’t found relief. That’s when Kaixuan Liu, MD, PhD, founder and president of Atlantic...

2014-10-09 16:28:10

MESA, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banner Desert Medical Center is pleased to announce it has earned recognition as an American Association of Gynecologic Laproscopists (AAGL) Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG)(TM) by AAGL and the Surgical Review Corporation. In addition, four obstetricians/gynecologists on staff at Banner Desert were named as COEMIG designees. Those physicians are: Lori Carrillo, MD; Robert Grayson, MD; Ryan Stratford, MD; and...


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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.