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  1. Horse undergoes surgery to remove 15kg feed mass from stomachRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Horse and Hound

    The owner of a horse who underwent surgery to remove a 15kg mass of impacted food from his stomach wants other owners to be aware of the condition. Debbie Scott-Downes' Irish sport horse Matchmaker was being scoped when vets realised the mass - three-quarters of the weight of a standard bag of feed - was taking up a large proportion of his stomach.


  2. How stitches inside your stomach can help you lose FIVE stone in SIX monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    ... removed within a year, and more than 90 per cent of patients regain the weight,' says Mr Kelly. Like all weight-loss surgery, ESG is ineffective in about 20 per cent of patients. 'In the case of ESG, if a patient repeatedly overeats, the stitches ...


  3. Rose Medical Center's Cancer Program Re-Accredited by the Commission on CancerRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    The Commission on Cancer , a quality program of the American College of Surgeons , has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the cancer program at Rose Medical Center. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed the CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care.


  4. MU's BioJoint knee surgery draws sixth lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KMIZ

    A sixth lawsuit was filed Wednesday against the University of Missouri and surgeons over a knee replacement surgery performed through the Mizzou BioJoint Center at the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute. The knee replacement surgery uses cadaver knee tissue and uses a preservation method known as the Missouri Osteochondral Allograft Preservation System.


  5. Synergy Biomedical Announces Launch of Biosphere Mis PuttyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Wire

    BIOSPHEREA MIS PUTTY utilizes a pre-loaded bone graft cannula and trigger-based delivery system specifically designed for the unique challenges of minimally invasive surgery . The system permits controlled placement of Synergy's proven, next-generation bone graft product in open, mini-open, and percutaneous minimally invasive settings.


  6. New procedure helps patients control atrial fibrillationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... enters the inside of the heart to ablate the abnormal signals. Michael Halkos, MD, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Emory Healthcare said, "They check the work that I've done using their mapping systems." Dr. DeLurgio stated, "We're finding that ...


  7. OPINION: Unavoidable increase in wait timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Guardian

    We would like to provide some facts as background to the article regarding joint replacement surgery that was recently published in The Guardian on August 18, 2018. There are five orthopedic surgeons on P.E.I. All of us perform knee replacement surgery, and three of us perform hip replacement surgery.


  8. At 81, the good doc is still changing livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 |

    ... donor laparoscopic kidney removal at the QEH on mother-of-three Pamela Prescott, 50. Pam agreed to the landmark surgery without hesitation so she could donate her kidney to son Tony McDonald who was suffering from auto-immune disease Lupus. The ...


  9. Arthroscopy Devices Market Poised to Expand at a Robust Pace over 2015-2025Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SBWire

    Surgeons use arthroscopy as a means of seeing inside joints. During an arthroscopic surgery a small device is implanted into a joint through a small cut.


  10. EDITORIAL: Upgrade: Plan for Level 1 trauma center will fill critical need for ValleyRead the original story

    Friday | Valley Morning Star

    ... and access to both general and specialized surgeons that can perform such procedures as cardiac and microvascular surgery. They also offer continuing educational classes on trauma prevention and other programs for their staff and other medical ...


  11. CHI Mercy "Stop the Bleed"Class OfferedRead the original story

    Friday | Valley City Times-Record

    By Donovan Williams A special seminar will be held on October 4th at the Health Education Center in Valley City at 5 p.m. For the first time in Valley City, "Stop the Bleed" classes, part of a program created by the American College of Surgeons and the Committee on Trauma, will teach bystanders how to stop major bleeding of victims should such incidents arise. Dr. Mary Aaland, MD, has been very involved in the "Stop the Bleed" program, expressing a lot of passion for spreading this program through North Dakota.


  12. Atul Gawande on Checklists, Coaching, And What's Wrong With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WGBH

    ... is, we do too much of many things, like c-sections. About a third of our deliveries in the United States are by surgery, which is markedly higher than they ought to be," Gawande said. "After you've gone home, there are some critical things that can ...


  13. ACA Expansion Did Not Improve Access To Complex Surgeries For Low-Income/Minority PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ECNmag

    A first look at the Affordable Care Act 's Medicaid expansion finds that despite expectations, there was no increased use of complex surgical procedures at high volume hospitals - a proxy for high quality hospitals - among ethnic/racial minorities and low-income populations. The findings came from comparing surgery records from high-volume hospitals in three states that opted in to the ACA's Medicaid expansion with similar hospitals in two states that did not expand their Medicaid program.


  14. Parkhurst NuVision to Perform Highly Anticipated National Launch of...Read the original story

    Friday | PRWeb

    ... forward to officially making the Visian Toric ICL available to U.S. surgeons for their patients." As a Visian ICL surgery center, Parkhurst NuVision serves patients in San Antonio, Austin, New Braunfels, Eagle Pass, Laredo, Corpus Christi, Uvalde ...


  15. New Protection Plan Gives Breast Implant Patients Peace of Mind Long After SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    Coupled with the already high-performing IDEAL IMPLANT, this new program is a win-win for women desiring more natural looking and feeling breast implants, with the greater peace of mind that comes from both the safety of saline inside and the expanded financial protection. Women who undergo breast implant surgery naturally want a beautiful, worry-free outcome.


  16. FDA disagrees, calls meeting on study showing breast implant link to rare conditionsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | ABC News

    ... Anderson team. Every year, breast implants are used in 300,000 augmentations and 100,000 revisions -- reconstructive surgery, for example -- in the United States, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The FDA states breast implants ...


  17. Video games could improve surgeon performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KLKN

    ... way would have benefits for med students and surgeons who perform common laparoscopic surgeries. For that type of surgery, doctors insert instruments in small incisions and rely on cameras to see and move tools inside the body. The research ...


  18. Introducing new EMR system may affect several aspects of clinic workflowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Medical News

    Implementing an electronic medical records system at an orthopedic clinic may have unanticipated effects on clinic efficiency and productivity - including a temporary increase in labor costs and a lasting reduction in time spent interacting with patients, reports a study in September 19, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery . The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.


  19. Drake fan: New heart 'feels different, but in a good way'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... o of her dancing in a hospital hallway to one of his songs while tethered to her IV pump. That was a week before her surgery.


  20. Expert Tips for Total Joint EfficiencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Outpatient Surgery Magazine

    ... at Gundersen Health System's hospital in La Crosse, Wis., couldn't tell you what it cost them to perform the surgery. Not even an estimate. The actual cost astounded them: $10,550, including the surgeon's and anesthesiologist's fees, according to an ...