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2014-09-03 08:32:46

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, today announced the publication of results from the Company's ReCharge Pivotal Trial of VBLOC Vagal Blocking Therapy delivered via the Maestro® System for the treatment of patients with obesity in the September 3, 2014 issue (doi:10.1001/jama.2014.10540) of The...

2014-09-02 23:01:38

On August 30, 2014, harpersbazaar.com posted an article calling for daily face washing to ward off the impact of air pollution on the skin. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills comments on the article and offers his own suggestions for maintaining healthy, younger looking skin. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 On August 30, 2014, Harper’s Bazaar Magazine posted an article on its website titled “Why You Should Wash Your Face.” According to the article, more than 80...

2014-09-02 23:00:31

Becker's Healthcare is excited to announce its upcoming Ambulatory Surgery Center Educational Program on October 23-25, 2014 at the Swissotel in Chicago. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Becker's Healthcare is excited to announce its upcoming Ambulatory Surgery Center Educational Program on October 23-25, 2014 at the Swissotel in Chicago. Becker's ASC 21st Annual Meeting - The Business and Operations of ASCs brings together hospital and health system executives through...

2014-09-02 12:29:02

Painful stress fractures, tendonitis can be avoided by easing in to sports activities. CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Being physically active has long been applauded as an ingredient for good health--but, according to surgeons at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, doing too much too soon can wreak havoc on the feet and cause painful overuse injuries: tendonitis, ruptured tendons, and stress fractures, to name a few. A key strategy for preventing these common...

2014-09-02 08:31:09

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX), today announced results from the ANTHEM-HF clinical study. Results of the study presented by a prominent heart failure specialist during a major European cardiology congress and concurrently published by the Journal of Cardiac Failure show Autonomic Regulation Therapy (ART) in patients with moderate to severe chronic heart failure and impaired heart function is safe, improves the heart's ability to pump blood, and...

2014-09-02 08:30:45

Boston Plastic Surgery demonstrates the dramatic difference a year of injectable treatments makes. BOSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Documenting a year-long transformation, Boston Plastic Surgery is excited to show firsthand just how dramatic the results of non-surgical procedures can be. Kelly, age 42, agreed to share her journey as she revitalizes her face and returns to a brighter, more youthful look. "Kelly came to us wanting to take care of some of the early signs of...

2014-09-02 08:30:41

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Daryoosh Samimi (http://www.drsamimi.com) and colleagues from USC's Keck School of Medicine have published results confirming the safety and efficacy of a new technique for certain hysterectomies. "Advantages of nerve sparing intrastromal total abdominal hysterectomy (ISTAH)" details a prospective study in which a group of comparable women were divided into a control group of patients who had undergone conventional abdominal hysterectomy...

2014-09-02 04:21:33

Case Funding Firm believes patients who have suffered at the hands of robotic surgery will get just compensation in time. SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today an increase in capital and cash advance funding for victims who suffer from complications with Intuitive Surgical System's da Vinci Robot. With over 400k surgeries performed per year using the recalled product, Legal-Bay focuses on providing...

2014-09-01 23:03:48

On August 28, the FDA announced that certain lots of DePuy Synthes Craniomaxillofacial Distraction System are recalled (Class I) as the device may reverse directions after surgery. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on DePuy Synthes...

2014-09-01 16:24:08

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2343478/Asia-Pacific-Bariatric-Surgery-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.html Asia-Pacific Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Asia-Pacific Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Asia-Pacific Bariatric...


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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