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2014-06-27 23:00:32

Cosmetic Town is offering multimedia features that allow doctors to present their cosmetic procedure in order to help patients’ better understand the process of each surgery. Doctors can use these videos to supplement their written material in order to present the most comprehensive analysis of their specialized procedures. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Cosmetic Town has introduced interactive tools to help doctors connect with prospective patients. One of the most exciting...

2014-06-27 14:56:01

German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) A clinical phase I trial to examine the safety of the vaccine against gliomas based on mutant IDH1 in human patients is planned Astrocytomas and oligodendrogliomas are subtypes of a brain cancer called 'glioma'. These incurable brain tumors arise from glial cells, a type of support cell found in the central nervous system. "Low-grade gliomas", which grow comparatively slowly, spread in a diffuse manner across the...

2014-06-27 12:27:01

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today is advising patients of a Lycoming County dentist that they might be at risk for infection after an investigation discovered the dental facility did not follow appropriate infection control procedures. A joint investigation by the Departments of Health and State recently found Dr. David J. Clouser did not follow appropriate procedures to properly clean, disinfect or sterilize dental...

2014-06-27 12:26:17

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles plastic surgeon, Dr. Jason Diamond, today announces that he offers procedures to improve the appearance of area patients. With the wide range of treatments Dr. Diamond offers, patients can enhance their face and body for more confidence and enjoyment in life. Surgical treatments, non-surgical options and laser procedures combine to offer patients unparalleled flexibility in how they choose to improve their looks. Unlike the...

2014-06-27 08:24:43

BOULDER, Colo., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encision Inc. (ECIA:PK), a medical device company owning patented surgical technology that prevents dangerous stray electrosurgical burns in minimally invasive surgery, today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) premarket notification approval for its AEM Endoshield(TM) Burn Protection System ("EndoShield"). "We are pleased to have achieved this milestone towards the introduction of our EndoShield burn protection system," said Greg...

2014-06-26 23:11:52

The Irvine and Victorville podiatrists at California Foot & Ankle Institute announce a new, informative website that provides tips and guidance for Southern California residents with foot problems. Irvine, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Foot problems plague people of all ages, genders, and lifestyles. From chronic problems from diabetes to traumatic injuries and everything in between, the podiatrists from California Foot & Ankle Institute have seen it all. With their years of...

2014-06-26 23:07:15

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Surgical Equipment Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/surgical-equipment-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Surgical equipment such as sutures, staples, scalpels, forceps, retractors, scissors, and electrosurgical devices are used for a number of functions during surgical...

2014-06-26 23:03:45

Orthopedic spine surgeon, Dr. Hooman M. Melamed of the DISC Sports & Spine Center, discusses surgery need, patient health, process and recovery. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Every year, millions of Americans suffer herniated discs that—if left untreated—may cause excruciating pain and further damage to the spine. The microdiscectomy, one of the most commonly performed spine surgeries, is a safe, effective option for those patients who have not responded to more...

2014-06-26 23:01:02

There are many reasons why this form of oral surgery is quickly gaining popularity amongst the masses and Dr. Kanani is just the dentist to explain why. Los Angeles. CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Dr. Kaveh Kanani D.D.S. is the proud head of Around the Corner Dental Health Spa, one of the top general dentist Woodland Hills. He has recently unveiled why dental implants are important for those suffering from missing teeth and explains his unique technique of carrying out this procedure. He is...

2014-06-26 20:22:31

The popularity of lap band has led to an increased demand for intricate revision treatments, and the team at Dr. Feiz and Associates is up to the challenge LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who have suffered a failed lap band treatment, there's still plenty of reason to stay positive thanks to the remarkably effective lap band revision surgery performed frequently at Dr. Feiz and Associates. As a revision surgery, lap band to sleeve gastrectomy requires meticulous...


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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