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2015-05-01 23:01:49

Board-certified cosmetic surgeon and founder of North Shore Center for Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Anthony J.

2015-05-01 12:26:06

Company to unveil new probes and present clinical data at the 83rd American Academy of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting WASHINGTON, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-01 08:27:48

NEW YORK, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a cosmetic treatment for the unsightly double chin that does not require surgery.

2015-05-01 08:27:07

Conference call to be conducted same day at 4:30 pm ET FARMINGDALE, N.Y., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc.

2015-04-30 23:09:43

Khanna Vision Institute announced it's expanding into Marina Del Ray to better serve the population of Marina Del Ray suffering from

2015-04-30 23:07:42

Precision Aesthetics, an exclusive non surgical medical practice, shows Exilis the leading treatment for fat reduction Q1 2015 (PRWEB) April 30, 2015

2015-04-30 23:06:42

Sports medicine program at Healthpointe LAX is now treating ankle fractures, sprains and other runners’ injuries. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2015

2015-04-30 23:04:11

Nationally renowned surgeon to build program so high-risk patients can get the full care they need Camden, NJ (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 Atiq Rehman, MD,

2015-04-30 23:03:32

As a clinical professor of surgery at University of Chicago Medicine, board-certified cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Anthony J.


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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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.