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2014-08-12 16:28:23

Austin Podiatry offers shorter wait times and two accessible offices in Austin, TX. AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Approximately 75 percent of Americans will experience a foot problem at some point in their lives; however, since the majority of these problems aren't congenital, there are ways to prevent foot problems from occurring. Whether a patient is already preparing for the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon in February 2015 or they're dealing with a recent...

2014-08-12 12:29:09

DUBLIN, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Surgical Navigation Systems Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Since the last decade, incidences of trauma are rising globally and therefore number of cases of surgeries is growing swiftly. In addition, increasing geriatric population worldwide is resulting in increased...

Disposable Biosensor Could Help Doctors Determine Which Patients Can Safely Eat Following Surgery
2014-08-12 03:39:29

University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences Invention monitors an important new vital sign A disposal, plastic listening device that attaches to the abdomen may help doctors definitively determine which post-operative patients should be fed and which should not, an invention that may improve outcomes, decrease healthcare costs and shorten hospital stays, according to a UCLA study. Some patients who undergo surgery develop a condition called post-operative ileus (POI), a...

2014-08-11 23:06:26

New Leader Combines Communications Background with Podiatry Industry Experience Frederick, MD (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 CaerVision, the international leader in podiatry patient education and in-office marketing, announces that Sarah Breymeier will step up as the Senior Director of the Podiatry Network and is ready for new growth. Breymeier brings her experience as a sales and marketing professional to lead the overall operation and expansion of the Podiatry Network, having managed...

2014-08-11 23:06:19

Recently, Orange County facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Kevin Sadati, released a new before and after photo gallery of his cosmetic surgery patients. The Gallery of Cosmetic Surgery’s photo gallery has been enhanced for the best possible user experience, which now allows patients to better visualize their cosmetic surgery results with more before and after photos and additional views of each patient. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Orange County’s Gallery of Cosmetic Surgery...

2014-08-10 23:00:08

With the industry of cosmetic procedures going forward at full speed, Americans are seeking faster, safer treatments to give their skin a lift. Skinspirations speaks on the best and quickest non-surgical procedures to employ for anti-aging. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 In 2013, Americans had more than 11 million cosmetic procedures performed, and spent nearly $12 billion on skin rejuvenation. However, reports show that non-surgical procedures are picking up in popularity, for...

2014-08-08 08:26:17

Juvederm's VOLUMA XC offers a natural appearance and long-lasting help for hollowed cheeks without surgery or implants. EUGENE, Ore., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not long ago, if you wanted to restore a youthful shape to aging, hollowed cheeks, options for doing so without a surgical procedure were extremely limited. But thanks to Juvederm's VOLUMA XC, a dermal filler designed specifically to restore volume to the cheeks, this is no longer the case, says Eugene plastic surgeon Dr. Kiya...

2014-08-07 23:09:07

SpineFrontier Announces John Miller as VP of Sales, Prepares to Become Publicly Traded Market Leader in 18 Months Beverly, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 SpineFrontier, a medical device company focused on Less Exposure Surgery (LES), is pleased to announce the appointment of John Miller as Vice President of Sales. His addition to the team will advance SpineFrontier’s mission to deliver superior service, techniques, and technologies to spine surgeons around the world. “John's intense...

2014-08-07 20:24:31

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The plastic surgeon in Los Angeles at Plastic-Surgeon-LosAngeles.com now offers procedures to enhance the body as well as the face. Face lifts, rhinoplasty, injectable treatments and eyelid lifts are among the most popular facial cosmetic procedures available today, but increasing numbers of patients are interested in contouring and sculpting their bodies as well as their faces. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, nearly 15 million...

2014-08-07 16:27:55

Valve Clinic Team is first locally to use device for Mitral Valve Regurgitation CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Morton Plant Hospital continues to offer the latest treatments in cardiac care, particularly for individuals with heart valve problems who may not be able to have traditional open heart surgery. Morton Plant is among the first hospitals in Florida and the first locally to use the new MitraClip device for people with severe mitral valve regurgitation....


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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