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2014-07-16 23:00:41

Becker’s Healthcare is seeking ten reviewers to attend Becker's ASC 21st Annual Meeting – The Business and Operations of ASCs. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Becker’s Healthcare is seeking ten reviewers to attend Becker's ASC 21st Annual Meeting – The Business and Operations of ASCs on October 23-25, 2014 at the Swissotel in Chicago. A Reviewer must be an administrator or physician that is affiliated with an ambulatory surgery center. Reviewers receive complimentary...

2014-07-16 23:00:36

Endomedix, a start-up company housed at NJIT's business incubator, received a $1.4 million federal grant to develop a spray-on gel that surgeons will use to staunch bleeding during brain surgery. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Endomedix, a start-up company housed at NJIT's business incubator, received a $1.4 million federal grant to develop a spray-on gel that surgeons will use to staunch bleeding during brain surgery. Surgeons can spray the gel onto a surgical site, and the...

2014-07-16 16:23:47

The offices of Dr. David A. Feldmar report sustained interest in the innovative buttocks augmentation procedure that is growing in popularity nationwide. LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The frequency of and satisfaction from fat transfer to buttocks surgery is increasing among patients, which comes as no surprise to leading physician Dr. David A. Feldmar. The office of the Beverly Hills plastic surgeon has noticed an upward trend that parallels the nation's growing...

2014-07-16 08:27:29

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., July 16, 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 today that it is exhibiting at the 21(st) International Meeting on Advanced Spine Technologies (IMAST) in Valencia, Spain, from July...

2014-07-15 23:08:22

Sam Rizk, MD, FACS, Pioneers Rapid Recovery Facelift New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Facelifts are no longer reserved for the over 60 set. A recent study by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery detailed that 58% of members saw an increase in cosmetic surgery or injectables in those under age 30 last year. Due to social, professional and cultural pressures, both men and women are becoming increasingly aware of the aging process, and of what can be done to...

2014-07-15 23:00:59

Farber Center for Periodontics & Dental Implants Offers Treatment Hope to Gum Disease Patients in Hauppauge and Medford NY with the use of Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®) Hauppauge, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 At Farber Center for Periodontics & Dental Implants, Long Island, NY area patients can receive the latest in minimally invasive gum disease treatment with Dr. Alan Farber's use of the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®)....

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...


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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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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