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2014-06-30 20:22:44

An eye-popping booty is en vogue today, and renowned plastic surgeon Dr. J believes it's a vital aspect of feminine beauty LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When seeking aesthetic treatment like a buttock augmentation in Beverly Hills, you should never settle for less than the best treatment from an outstanding board certified plastic surgeon. That's why so many people who are looking to boost their self-esteem and natural beauty come to Payam Jarrah-Nejad, MD, FACS - or Dr....

2014-06-30 20:22:40

Dr. Feiz and Associates are the leaders in sleeve gastrectomy LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients taking advantage of expertly performed sleeve gastrectomy in Marina Del Rey and other cities with Dr. Michael Feiz have more reason than ever to believe they are taking the best, safest measures on behalf of their health. Studies presented at the ASMBS' 29(th) Annual Meeting in San Diego have shown that expertly performed gastric sleeve procedures offer comparable safety...

2014-06-30 16:27:04

CHICAGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 27, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Iowa, featuring a panel of health care leaders who shared insights into the unique health care issues that rural areas face today, including workforce shortages, quality education and training for the next generation of rural surgeons, and access to trauma care. Speakers at the forum highlighted how the trauma system has evolved...

2014-06-30 16:26:23

Berry Bros. and O'Hair Shutters first ENTRUST clients to receive access to substantial SCN benefits DALLAS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Surgery Center Network (SCN), the most comprehensive network of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in the U.S., has announced third-party administrator ENTRUST, Inc., has begun embedding SCN's wide range of services into its clients' benefit plans. The first ENTRUST clients to gain access to SCN's services are Berry Bros. General Contractors in...

2014-06-30 16:26:11

Technology provides surgeons with advanced imaging and augmented reality capabilities in the operating room CLEVELAND, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Theater, LLC today received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance on the recently launched Surgical Navigation Advanced Platform (SNAP). The SNAP integrates with operating room technology to provide advanced 3D capabilities and augmented reality, allowing surgeons to enhance their surgery performance and "see what can't...

2014-06-30 12:32:42

-- Results Validate "D" Shape Staple Used in Cardica's MicroCutter XCHANGE® 30 Enables 5-Millimeter and Potentially 3-Millimeter Surgical Stapler -- REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Dr. Stefanos Demertzis, associate professor at the University of Berne, Switzerland and senior staff cardiac surgeon and deputy head of the department of cardiac surgery at the Cardiocentro Ticino Lugano, completed a study that...

2014-06-30 12:31:54

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication GARY, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Hospitals recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses unique risks...

2014-06-30 08:31:03

TRU-D is a portable UV disinfection system with Sensor360 technology, which automatically calculates the pathogen-lethal UV dose required for disinfecting health care environments WATERLOO, Iowa, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa is the latest to deploy TRU-D SmartUVC, a 5-foot-5 germ-killing ultraviolet robot equipped with the only infection prevention data collection and reporting software on the market. TRU-D is now in use at Covenant Medical Center...

2014-06-30 08:30:50

Anti-Inflammatory Substances Derived from EPA and DHA Protect Memory and Cognition STOCKHOLM, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) found in seafood and marine oils called EPA and DHA may offer a simple, affordable way to reduce the effects of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries by decreasing inflammation and nerve cell damage. They may also protect against cognitive impairment that can follow surgery or critical illness. These...

2014-06-30 08:29:38

FluidSmart(TM) System Now FDA Cleared for Surgical Irrigation and Warming in Orthopedics, Gynecology & Urology CLEVELAND, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thermedx, LLC, an innovative designer and manufacturer of "smart" surgical irrigation products, received FDA 510(k) clearance for optional fluid warming in arthroscopic and hysteroscopic procedures. Building upon its prior FDA 510(k) clearance(s) for irrigation, distension, and deficit monitoring in gynecology, urology,...


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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