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2014-07-25 23:04:43

Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, Invited to Join Exclusive Obagi Clinical Advisory Board Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, and Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon has been invited to join the exclusive Obagi Clinical Advisory Board, comprised of only eight of the country's leading facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons and dermatologists. Dr. Clevens recently traveled to Las Vegas where this exclusive Advisory Board...

2014-07-25 23:01:38

Due to the prevalence of social media, especially social media that makes use of photos, more and more people are seeking facial plastic surgery. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Art of Facial Surgery has recently stepped up to meet this demand, providing services to those in Toronto who are looking for minor touch-ups to make them more photogenic. According to a study done by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) and published in March of 2014,...

2014-07-25 08:25:51

Two papers from the hospital were selected among hundreds for presentation HOUSTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians and researchers from the Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston will present studies during the annual American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) conference, held July 26 through 29 in New York. Dr. Howard Epps, academic medical director of pediatric orthopedic surgery at Texas...

2014-07-23 23:28:39

When it comes to evaluating and treating skin cancer, the public overwhelmingly prefers dermatologists over other health care providers, says a just-published study in Dermatologic Surgery. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dermatologists are overwhelmingly the preferred health care provider for evaluating and treating skin cancer, according to a study published in the June issue of Dermatologic Surgery. The journal is the official publication for American Society for...

2014-07-21 23:06:11

Dr. Elliot Hirsch is pleased to announce that he has opened a Los Angeles private plastic surgery practice with office locations in Encino and Burbank California. San Fernando Valley, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Dr. Elliot Hirsch is pleased to announce that he has opened a Los Angeles private plastic surgery practice with office locations in Encino and Burbank California. His practice specializes in Plastic Surgery in including cosmetic surgery, breast surgery, nose surgery, and...

2014-07-11 23:05:36

Shoulder instability is a common injury in football players but the rate of return to play has not been regularly determined following surgery. A new study, discussed at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting today details that return rates for NFL players is approximately 90 percent no matter what the stabilization procedure (open vs. arthroscopic). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Shoulder instability is a common injury in football players but...

2014-07-09 12:25:39

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In practice for more than 20 years, Berman Plastic Surgery and Spa has appointed award-winning agency The Gab Group as agency of record. The practice is headed by double-board-certified Dr. Jonathan Ross Berman, known for his natural-looking results in rhinoplasty, facial surgery, breast augmentation and more. Through public relations, marketing and website design, The Gab Group will promote Dr. Berman as one of the area's most proficient...

2014-07-04 23:03:54

Dr. Jed Horowitz customizes breast augmentation to meet expectations. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 A leading plastic surgeon in Newport Beach, California is employing state-of-the-art technology to give a visual representation of what a patient can expect after undergoing a breast augmentation procedure. Jed Horowitz, M.D. is a Board Certified plastic surgeon using a process that involves uploading a photograph of the actual patient, not a model. The program then enhances the...

2014-07-03 12:01:03

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: Full implementation of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) national health insurance expansion could result in many more discretionary surgical procedures in the next few years based on how utilization changed after an earlier insurance reform in Massachusetts. Author: Chandy Ellimoottil, M.D., of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and colleagues. Background: The potential effect of the ACA on surgical care is not well known. The authors...

2014-06-30 23:21:31

Larry Schlesinger, M.D. Named to Prestigious Group of Cosmetic Specialists Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 RealSelf.com has awarded its most coveted award, the RealSelf 100, to Dr. Larry Schlesinger of Honolulu, Hawaii. The accolade recipients are selected from a community of over 6,000 specialty physicians based on criteria, which includes patient reviews and consumer feedback. Tom Seery, CEO and Founder of RealSelf, also recognized Dr. Schlesinger as a leading social media influencer...


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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...

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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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