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2014-05-20 23:09:46

Surgeon from La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles announces he will be traveling to Guatemala in May to provide care for underserved communities. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian of La Peer Health Systems will soon be traveling to Guatemala as part of a team of 110 healthcare professionals. The goal of the trip is to provide medical care to over 2,000 patients in the area of Chichicastenango. While there, the team hopes to perform 130 surgeries and 200 dental procedures. All...

2014-05-20 11:07:11

The JAMA Network Journals In a study that included high-risk patients undergoing major gastrointestinal surgery, the use of a cardiac-output guided intervention to improve hemodynamics (blood flow and blood pressure) during and after surgery did not reduce complications and the risk of death after 30 days, compared with usual care. However, when the current results were included in an updated meta-analysis, the intervention was associated with a clinically important reduction in...

2014-05-19 08:25:59

Panel discusses patient perception and experience of changing landscape in surgical use of vaginal mesh ORLANDO, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four studies evaluating patients' knowledge and perception of vaginal mesh prior to surgery as well as after mesh removal will be presented to the media during a special press conference at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) Monday, May 19, at 9:00 a.m. ET, in the Orange County...

2014-05-15 23:01:15

Art Of Facial Surgery are proud to be offering Botox and Juvederm at its new walk-in clinic located at 167 Sheppard Avenue, West Toronto, M2N 1M9. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 At Art of Facial Surgery, Dr. David A. F. Ellis and a highly trained team of experts work to ensure the best possible outcome for facial surgery through education and the latest proven technologies. At 167 Sheppard Avenue, a warm welcoming environment is provided to all patients interested in obtaining a free...

2014-05-14 23:04:42

Atlanta double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John LeRoy is sponsoring a social media contest for patients and Facebook fans to nominate their favorite area 501(c)(3) non-profit for a chance to win a $1000 donation. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Known and respected for his innovative, minimally-invasive “Band-Aid” cosmetic procedures to lift and tighten, Atlanta board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John LeRoy is sponsoring a social media contest for patients and Facebook...

2014-05-13 16:29:30

OTTAWA, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is informing patients about the potential risk of complications associated with transvaginal implantation of surgical mesh devices for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Although many women treated with these devices have had good outcomes, Health Canada continues to receive reports of complications. The use of transvaginal mesh devices for POP and SUI repair has been associated with...

2014-05-08 23:14:04

Imagine a new eye-dentity with ‘Everlasting Eye Color,’ a cutting-edge surgical procedure that enables surgeons to change the color of a patient’s eyes for cosmetic reasons. Kuwait (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Have you ever wanted to change the color of your eyes permanently? The Beverly Hills Medical Center of Kuwait (BHMC), a state-of-the-art surgery center that connects Gulf-area residents with some of the most prestigious surgeons from around the world, is now offering an outpatient...

2014-05-08 20:24:35

Company launches video to help raise awareness of the brand's history and impact on patients IRVINE, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) today announced the launch of a video recognizing the physician pioneers and patient communities who contributed to the development of BOTOX(®) (onabotulinumtoxinA), one of the most recognized pharmaceutical brands in the United States. The video kicks off a year-long campaign to commemorate the 25(th) anniversary of the first...

2014-05-08 16:28:04

Dr. Jeffrey Dell Achieves Subspecialty Certification in Urogynecology to Better Serve Patients KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jeffrey Dell, Director of the Institute for Female Pelvic Medicine, is one of two doctors in the Knoxville metro area to achieve board certification in the subspecialty of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. "We are thrilled to offer this subspecialty and provide premier, cutting-edge care to patients dealing with a range of...

2014-05-07 23:14:05

Dr. Jonathan Kulbersh, a Beverly Hills-trained facial plastic surgeon and skin care expert, and Carolina Facial Plastics’ expert aesthetician, will oversee Elizabeth Safrit’s beauty care in the weeks leading up to the July Miss United States competition. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Miss North Carolina US, Elizabeth Safrit, has the brains, beauty and charisma to win the coveted Miss United States crown, but she isn’t taking any chances: she has joined forces with...


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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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