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Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading: Studies Actually Show it is Effective at Reducing Pain

... claim to demonstrate that vertebroplasty, a procedure to treat some painful spine fractures, is not ... claim to demonstrate that vertebroplasty, a procedure to treat some painful spine fractures, is not ... because his grandmother recently had the procedure performed with a life-changing, pain-relieving ...

Surgery, 'Sham' Equal in Treating Compression Fracture Pain

... who have had osteoporotic fractures. The procedure is minimally invasive and often performed under ... of surgery, including being brought into the procedure room and being sedated before surgeons put ... months after surgery. "We conclude that the procedure seems to work but not apparently because of the ...

How Do Our Attitudes About Beauty Change As We Age?

... age -- no matter which type of cosmetic medical procedure they are interested in," said ASAPS ... to help them first decide if a cosmetic medicine procedure is right for them and then to provide information ... one in five members felt that a cosmetic medical procedure was most important in the 50s and 60s. This ...

Consumer Alert: Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Procedures Should Not Be Taken Lightly

... patients to ask questions to ensure safety of procedure BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... advice to help patients determine if a cosmetic procedure is right for them, including questions to ask the ... for a physician who specializes in the cosmetic procedure . Dr. Hanke cautioned that no physician ...

Ongoing Study Shows That Endovascular Therapy is Associated With High Cure Rate for Childhood Eye Cancer

... Same Day procedure May Transform Treatment Approach to ... physicians were able to technically perform the procedure successfully in almost every case. Short-term ... an eye. In general, patients tolerated the procedure well with minimal side effects that resolved once ...

Photos: One Million Patients Choose Hologic's NovaSure(R) System Over Hysterectomy

... endometrial lining of the uterus. The 90-second procedure requires no incisions, can be performed in a ... work the next day." The milestone NovaSure procedure was performed on Yvette Cornmesser, a mother of ... endometrial ablation treatments, the NovaSure procedure is customized to each patient and requires no ...

LCA-Vision Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

... $29.4 million compared with $49.2 million. procedure volume was 17,864 compared with 30,086. ... $74.2 million compared with $123.2 million. procedure volume was 45,723 compared with 74,245. ... business priorities in an effort to improve procedure volume, reduce costs and conserve cash," Straus ...

Ten Secrets for Getting High Quality Plastic Surgery at More Affordable Prices

... quiet season for plastic surgery. Planning your procedure during these times may enhance your chances of ... you get a better feel for how much your desired procedure could cost. You might be able to use the ... apples with apples. Be sure to identify each procedure by its medical name so that an accurate ...

Colon capsule endoscopy diagnoses 64 percent of total polyps detected by conventional colonoscopy

... to achieve similar efficacy to the conventional procedure undertaken with a colonoscopy and to date ... mm. The device began to be sold in 2008. The procedure for this endoscopic exploration involves the oral ... in the study, it was the first time that this procedure was used and that the diagnosis efficacy curve of ...

Coming Soon -- Stem-Cell Surgical Thread?

... a person's stem cells into surgical thread, a procedure they believe may help improve healing and prevent ... 10 biomedical engineering students developed the procedure as part of a contest sponsored by a medical ... Inc. of Maryland, are testing the machine and procedure on animals. Early test results show the stem ...

World's First Cardiac Adult Stem Cell Patient and Physicians Discuss Clinical Trial

... Infusion procedure Performed on July 17th LOUISVILLE, Ky., ... world's first cardiac adult stem cell infusion procedure at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY, on July 17, 2009. The procedure is part of the first FDA-approved clinical trial ...

Nation's Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery Procedure is a Way for One Houston Plastic Surgeon to Renew Body Contours and Self-Esteem

... of dominance as the number-one surgical cosmetic procedure performed in America. Houston plastic surgeon ... as the top surgical cosmetic enhancement procedure after several years of liposuction’s ... breasts with implants, Dr. Straka customizes each procedure to the individual patient, and discusses in ...

Dr. Chugay (drchugay.com) - Revolutionary Weight Loss Surgery

... California, now offers a new tongue patch procedure to aid patients with goals of rapid weight loss. ... offered by other surgeons. During a reversible procedure that takes less than an hour, the patient is ... Dr. Chugay is excited about bringing this procedure to Southern California and is thrilled to offer a ...

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI), the Largest and One of the Most Prestigious Multi-Specialty Ophthalmology Practices on Long Island, Participates in Mission Cataract USA

... USA program, is offering this outpatient surgical procedure to residents of Nassau, Suffolk and Queens who ... throughout the United States have undergone the procedure to remove their cataracts at no cost to them. ... Cataract surgery is usually done as an outpatient procedure under local anesthesia. In this procedure, the ...

Branded Surgery Is Not Always the "Quick Fix" it is Advertised To Be

... that are simply created by someone to market the procedure to the public. The first situation is usually a ... for the best results, however, is not a specific procedure but the judgment of a board certified plastic surgeon who can match the right patient with the best procedure for them." "These named procedures ...

Los Angeles Cosmetic Dentist Sam Muslin's Breakthrough Procedure: Face Lift Dentistry

... results with Face Lift Dentistry, a breakthrough procedure that combines the ultimate dental technologies to ... dentistry, has perfected the dental procedure that he has trademarked as Face Lift Dentistry. ... reconstruction, Face Lift Dentistry is the only procedure that will physically lengthen the face by working ...

Fractional Eyelift Procedure Reduces Eyelid Drooping and Wrinkles with Minimal Recovery Time

... in the Fractional Eyelift, a laser light-based procedure that achieves similar results to a surgical eye ... in fractional laser resurfacing technology. The procedure was pioneered by Bruce E. Katz, M.D., board ... Laser Center in New York City, who offers the procedure as a safe and effective alternative to surgery. ...

National Insurance Carriers Now Cover Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery

... easy," Virginia says. "Not only was the procedure covered by insurance, but the benefits far ... insurance carriers may approve the innovative procedure on a case-by-case basis. (A complete list of ... with bone screws. The hospital stay for this procedure is approximately one to two days. Patients can ...

Canonsburg Woman Undergoes Robot-Assisted Weight Loss Procedure at AGH

... a new, robot-assisted weight loss surgical procedure at Allegheny General Hospital. ... a new, robot-assisted weight loss surgical procedure at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH). Malinda ... robotic program considering the complexity of the procedure and the growing demand for it in western ...

Advanced Heart Procedure Treats Growing Problem

... M.D., recently performed an advanced surgical procedure called thoracoscopic ablation on Simonis to ... resident for more than 10 years. During the procedure his heart went back into rhythm, and he went home ... days. "This is a huge advance because this procedure can be used on patients that until just recently, ...

New iPhone Application for Anesthesiologists

... said Dr. O'Leary. Every surgical procedure has two code numbers associated with it. For ... CPT anesthesia code of 00840 (anesthesia for open procedure on…the foot). There are approximately 7000 ... is a number that reflects the complexity of the procedure and is also required for billing purposes. ...

Johns Hopkins leads first 16-patient, multicenter 'domino donor' kidney transplant

... possibilities for matches, but it also made the procedure more complex. "We performed a similar six-way domino procedure involving three hospitals earlier this year," ... (UNOS) waiting list. One of the donors in this procedure was the Pamela Paulk, the vice president of human ...

Minimally Invasive Surgery Not Better for Sciatica

... sciatica didn't work as well as the conventional procedure in a Dutch study. "The expected treatment ... popular "because the public wants a less invasive procedure if it accomplishes the same thing," Albert said. ... said, surgery for sciatic pain is done with a procedure halfway between the conventional and minimally ...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Probiotics, Carotid Artery and Breast Cancer Treatments

... blood clots. Carotid endarterectomy: This procedure is the most common surgical treatment for severe ... and removes the buildup of plaque. When this procedure is performed by an experienced surgeon, the risks ... Balloon angioplasty and stent placement: This procedure is an option for patients at high risk for ...

Skinovative(R) Announces a Safe Non-Surgical Liposuction Alternative With the Launch of Zerona(TM) Laser.

... Skinovative(R) director Chris Bailey said, "The procedure could not be easier, during treatment the ... blood tests performed before and after the procedure during the clinical trials have suggested some ... men and women. The facility, with 5 comfortable procedure rooms includes the latest advanced technologies ...

Video: FDA Approves Hologic's Adiana(R) Permanent Contraception System

... The Adiana permanent contraception procedure is minimally invasive, requires no incisions and ... clinical trial for the Adiana system. "The Adiana procedure is a safe and simple alternative that not only ... tests and procedures." The Adiana procedure is indicated for women who desire permanent birth ...

Central Florida is International Destination for Unique, State-of-the-Art Procedure to Treat Common Digestive Ailment

... by millions of Americans. Surgeon performing procedure has highest success rate of any physician in the ... the approximately 20 minute, outpatient procedure using the innovative EsophyX device. ... http://www.pgsacfl.com . Editor's Note The procedure is scheduled for Tuesday morning, July 7 at PGSA, ...

U.S. Doctors Treat Heart Attack With Man's Own Stem Cells

... Pioneering procedure aims to repair damaged cardiac muscle, surgeons ... physicians say they've performed the first procedure in which a patient received injections of his own ... is the first of 16 people who will undergo the procedure as part of a phase 1 clinical trial being ...

First Human Receives Cardiac Stem Cells in Clinical Trial to Heal Damage Caused By Heart Attacks

... announced today the completion of the first procedure in which a patient's own heart tissue was used to ... ) The minimally-invasive procedure was completed on the first patient on Friday, June 26. The procedure is part of a Phase I investigative study approved ...

Rotator cuff treatment provides immediate tendonitis relief

... OAK BROOK, Ill. A minimally invasive procedure to treat tendonitis in the rotator cuff of the ... "Symptoms improved in patients treated with our procedure compared to non-treated patients." Calcific ... Dr. Sconfienza says that, theoretically, the procedure could be performed in any hospital or clinic that ...

Surgeons Use USGI Medical's Incisionless Operating Platform to Reduce Pouch, Stoma Size in Gastric Bypass Patients

... from 116 patients who underwent this incisionless procedure to reduce the size of their pouch and stoma. ... folds around the stoma and inside the pouch. The procedure is performed entirely through the patient's ... no significant complications associated with the procedure and most patients reported no or minimal pain. ...

Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy Procedure Adoption to Accelerate Due to More Aggressive Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis, According to Millennium Research Group

... pharmacomechanical thrombectomy (PMT) procedure adoption will accelerate over the next five years ... Management Devices 2009 report finds that PMT procedure volumes will thus undergo strong growth through ... the intensive care unit afforded by PMT make this procedure safer and more user-friendly for the physician, ...

First Coast Medicare to Provide Case by Case Reimbursement for the Renessa(R) Treatment for Incontinence in Women

... and will be looking at claims for the Renessa procedure on an individual case by case basis. On its ... and we will be looking at claims for the Renessa procedure on an individual case by case basis." First Coast ... have been trained and have performed the Renessa procedure in over 2500 patients. About Novasys ...

Researchers develop new and efficient breast biopsy technique

... biopsy technique that could lead to decreased procedure times and reduced patient discomfort and ... technique, experienced radiologists had a procedure time of approximately 31 seconds. Using the needle guidance system, experienced radiologists had a procedure time of approximately 10 seconds. "Techniques ...

Successful neurosurgery with transcranial MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound

... focused ultrasound. This fully non-invasive procedure opens new horizons for neurosurgery and the ... Hospital Zurich with this new neurosurgical procedure in the context of a clinical study. All ... including brain tumors. The whole surgical procedure is planned and monitored in real time by magnetic ...

Intralase “Bladeless” Lasik Gains Popularity in the Raleigh, NC Area

... A Short History of LASIK: | The LASIK procedure is based on a technology -- originally termed ALK ... Flap LASIK. The advantage of SBK is that the procedure is less invasive than conventional LASIK. For ... This is best accomplished in a blade-free procedure termed IntraLase. Patients who choose to have ...

Dysport Added as a Procedure on AmericanHealthandBeauty.com: Let the Wrinkle Wars Begin

... added Dysport, formerly known as Reloxin, as a procedure on their website. ... treatment have the opportunity to advertise the procedure now, staying ahead of the curve. Dysport uses ... and just about every other cosmetic or aesthetic procedure available today. Physicians and providers of ...

JourneyLite of Houston Receives Center of Excellence Accreditation

... acceptance and practice as an outpatient surgical procedure to address the epidemic of obesity and co-morbid ... as diabetes and heart disease. This is the only procedure that is performed by the accredited outpatient ... adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) surgical procedure for the treatment of obesity. Further information ...

Stephen D. Faro Joins North American Spine as Chief Operating Officer

... Discectomy and Neural Decompression (D.N.D.) procedure to patients with acute and chronic back pain. ... we work quickly to roll out the AccuraScope(TM) procedure to patients across the nation." Faro most ... invasive AccuraScope(TM) procedure. The procedure allows physicians to examine the inside of the ...

Scots Men Get the Issue of Moobs Off Their Chests in Time for Summer - Male Surgery in Scotland Sees 80 Per Cent Growth

... there has been a 44 per cent increase in the procedure across the UK, the group's Scottish clinics have seen the popularity of the procedure increase by 80 per cent from 2007 with 40 ... also found that the number of enquiries for the procedure ballooned in the spring time from men who were ...
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