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2014-09-05 16:23:04

Conference call to be conducted same day at 4:30 pm ET FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Sept. 5, 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 will report financial results for the fourth quarter and...

2014-09-05 12:25:12

ALBANY, New York, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Telemedicine Market [Specialty (Cardiology, Dermatology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Emergency Care, Internal Medicine, Gynecology, and Others) and Services (Tele-Consultation , Tele-Monitoring, Tele-Education, Tele-Training, Tele-Care, and Tele-Surgery)] - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020," the global...

2014-09-04 23:11:27

Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler of Adler Footcare of Greater New York welcomed Anna Judd at the finish line of her 3,400 mile journey in support of veterans. As the sponsoring podiatrist for Anna Runs America he also provided her a free consultation at his practice. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Dr. Adler has been the sponsoring podiatrist for Anna Judd—a young woman running across the United States in support of veterans. Judd arrived in New York City on August 23, 2014, where she...

2014-09-04 23:10:55

Significant Surgical Site Infection Reduction Demonstrated Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Results of the first large-scale deployment of Ondine Biomedical’s MRSAid™ Nasal Photodisinfection System demonstrating reduction of surgical site infection rates have been published in the Journal of Hospital Infection (http://www.journalofhospitalinfection.com/article/S0195-6701(14)00224-2/abstract ).    The system was deployed at The Vancouver General...

2014-09-04 23:09:39

Podiatrists in Indiana announce the release of a new website containing a wealth of information for people suffering with foot and ankle problems. Noblesville, IN (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 People are busy working, going to school, running errands, doing household chores, taking care of their families, and enjoying athletic activities—they spend little time thinking about their feet and ankles. However, when something goes wrong and they experience foot or ankle pain, normal daily tasks...

2014-09-04 23:07:49

A recent study conducted by U.S. plastic surgeon, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, evaluated the results of 100 lift-and-fill facelift patients. Findings from this analysis were published in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Dallas plastic surgeon, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, Professor of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has completed an in-depth, retrospective study on facelift outcomes of patients in which knowledge of fat compartments...

2014-09-04 23:05:27

Non-surgical Ultrasound Treatment FDA-approved to Lift Skin on the Neck, on the Brow and Under the Chin Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Dr. Nasimeh Yazdani announced today that Ultherapy-- the only non-invasive procedure FDA-approved to lift skin on the neck, on the brow and under the chin -- is now available at Beverly Hills Rejuvenation Center. Ultherapy is a non-surgical procedure for the face and neck that stimulates the body’s own natural healing process to lift the...

2014-09-04 16:28:09

HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians at Texas Children's Fetal Center and Baylor College of Medicine proudly announce the completion of the first two-port fetoscopic procedure to repair spina bifida in-utero. It is believed that this is the first time this type of fetoscopic procedure has been performed in the United States. The fetoscopic approach was developed by Dr. Michael Belfort, obstetrician and gynecologist-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital and Dr. William...

2014-09-04 16:27:43

-- Plans to Launch Lung Cancer Test In the Second Half of 2015, With Meaningful Revenue Expected in 2017 -- SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT), a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced an agreement to acquire Allegro Diagnostics Corp. based in Maynard, Mass., for $21.0 million, comprised of $7.8 million in cash and $13.2 million in Veracyte common stock. Allegro is a privately...

2014-09-04 12:29:47

Clinical Evidence and Marketing Initiatives Will Support Growth in this Underpenetrated Market, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the European market for surgical hemostats, internal tissue sealants and adhesion barriers will grow moderately through 2022. This market is highly dynamic due to the converging impact of several positive and negative revenue growth factors, given the variety of...


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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