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2014-06-25 23:12:10

After years of providing quality Minimally Invasive Surgical options in Northern Virginia, AAGL and SRC (Surgical Review Corporation) recognizes the doctors at Women's Health and Surgery Center in Stafford Virginia as COEMIG designees. Stafford, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Stafford Hospital along with some of the physicians at Women’s Health and Surgery Center has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG). The COEMIG program is an AAGL...

2014-06-25 23:07:09

North Shore Center for Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery unveiled a renovated website that includes a procedure finder infographic, which boasts interactive capabilities for patients to educate themselves about the plethora of cosmetic procedures available. The tool, developed by clinical professor of surgery Dr. Anthony Geroulis, was until recently reserved for surgical teaching and is now within online reach for men and women researching cosmetic procedures. Northfield, IL (PRWEB)...

2014-06-25 12:31:07

Kaiser Permanente researchers also found gastric bypass to be most effective type of bariatric surgery among patients with extreme obesity PASADENA, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Non-Hispanic white patients who underwent a gastric bypass procedure lost slightly more weight over a three-year period than Hispanic or black patients, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. The study also examined two types of...

2014-06-25 08:32:41

SALT LAKE CITY, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedy Informatics, the leading provider of registries for healthcare organizations around the world, announced that Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital and Clovis Community Medical Center, both part of the Community Medical Centers network in central California, successfully deployed Remedy Obesity(TM), Remedy's innovative clinical informatics product designed to improve the delivery of care and outcomes for bariatric surgical patients....

2014-06-24 23:17:07

Lorie Thomas, DO is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 NAPW honors Lorie Thomas, DO as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Thomas is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in healthcare. As the largest organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a...

2014-06-24 23:15:59

Cutting-Edge Procedure Available in Plano and Hurst, Texas Plano, Texas (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 As part of its ongoing effort to stay at the forefront of cutting-edge medicine, Victory Healthcare is now offering a minimally-invasive procedure for patients suffering from chronic knee osteoarthritis (OA). OA, one of the most common diseases of aging, is the breakdown of cartilage resulting in pain and restricted movement. Previously, a treatment known as genicular neurotomy was only FDA...

2014-06-24 23:14:49

Doctor Jose Antonio Castaneda is a certified weight loss surgeon in Mexico and a specialist in gastric sleeve surgery, weight loss surgery and obesity treatment Guadalajara, Jalisco (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 From today 24th of June and until the 31st of August 2014, Dr. Castaneda launches a new campaign in the USA that is going to save patients money on weight loss surgery. Gastric sleeve in Mexico for just USD$ 3,600 at one of the best hospitals in Guadalajara. The website...

2014-06-24 23:07:49

Dr. Diamond, a Los Angeles plastic surgeon, is now offering laser plastic surgery. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Los Angeles plastic surgeon, Dr. Jason Diamond, is now offering laser plastic surgeries. Lasers are an excellent option for a variety of surgical procedures because they offer precise results with minimal tissue damage and bleeding. The wavelengths can even be adjusted for specific types of tissues, which means that healthy tissues can be spared. About Dr. Jason...

2014-06-24 12:27:30

Doctors are latest to join online marketplace of best doctors in each city SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HelloMD (http://hellomd.com) today announced that eight new doctors have been selected from Los Angeles to be listed in its marketplace of best doctors. The company is profiling the top 1% of doctors in America across all medical specialties. Selection of doctors begins with a nomination by peers in the medical community. A medical board then follows a proprietary process of...

2014-06-24 08:31:32

Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland becomes BELECARA, adding dermatology and ophthalmology to its plastic surgery, cosmetic podiatry and skin care services. BALTIMORE, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing older without looking older has just gotten easier for Baltimore-area residents. With the grand opening of BELECARA, Dr. Michael Cohen and his colleagues are stepping up their services, helping patients fight the aging process from head to toe with cosmetic surgery and innovative wellness...


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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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