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Surgical Care Affiliates Announces Investor Conference Call to Discuss 2009 Second Quarter Results

... BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- surgical Care Affiliates ("SCA") today announced that it ... access to SCA's Intralinks website. surgical Care Affiliates, with its affiliated physicians ... partners, is committed to delivering high quality surgical services to ensure a superior patient experience ...

Hill-Rom Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

... and Surgical. Hill-Rom International and surgical capital and rental revenue decreased $1.9 ... 50.6 -0.6% International and surgical 95.7 9.6 105.3 97.6 ... 146.7 2.0% International and surgical 295.4 29.8 325.2 278.1 ...

Germgard's New Room-Temperature Surgical Instrument Sterilizer Achieves Total Cycle Time of Three Minutes

... advancement of its gas-based, room-temperature surgical instrument sterilization system. An ... the standard spore used for testing surgical instrument sterilizers. The tests employ a ... handling. It is expected to be suitable for all surgical instruments. According to Germgard's CEO, ...

PEAK Surgical Introduces PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) TnA

... is a family of disposable, low-temperature surgical cutting and coagulation devices that offer the ... orthopedic, arthroscopic, spinal and neurological surgical procedures. It was launched in the United States ... and reconstructive surgeries. PEAK surgical has initiated a series of clinical studies, ...

Mobile Surgery International Assembles Team of Nationally Recognized Orthopedic Surgeons

... work with the company in implementation of MSI's surgical business model of Centers of Excellence with ... surgery and total knee replacement. He received surgical training at the Gorgas US Army Hospital and Salt ... room capacity and machinery, sophisticated surgical expertise, and mobility. It offers domestic and ...

CryoLife Receives CE Mark Approval for BioFoam(R) Hemostatic Technology

... received CE mark approval for its BioFoam((R)) surgical Matrix (BioFoam). The CE mark allows immediate, ... technology platform from which BioGlue((R)) surgical Adhesive was developed. BioGlue is approved by ... as an adjunct to sutures and staples in open surgical repair of large vessels. BioGlue is also CE ...

Tennessee's New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery Launches Comprehensive Website Reaching out to Sufferers of Morbid Obesity

... one of the most comprehensive and respected surgical weight loss programs in the region, and ... providing details to patients who are considering surgical weight loss procedures such as adjustable gastric ... - a distinction only given to a select few surgical weight loss facilities to signify a high standard ...

Surgical Masks Help Ward Off Flu, Maybe

... are still debating the usefulness of wearing surgical face masks to ward off the flu, and the results ... Researchers in Hong Kong found that wearing a surgical face mask along with copious hand washing can ... hand washing with soap or alcohol hand rub; and surgical face masks with hand hygiene. Combined face ...

Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operating Results

... premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare ... offset by: (i) growth in Diagnostics and surgical product sales of $24.6 million as compared to the ... (39 weeks) of revenues from the Diagnostics, GYN surgical and MammoSite product lines acquired in the ...

ATS Medical Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... in the second half of 2009. surgical Ablation Cryoablation revenues of $4.7 ... the first use of the new CryoMaze(TM) 10-S surgical Cryoablation Probe, which offers increased ... probe with the feel of a more substantial surgical instrument. The ATS CryoMaze 10-S Probe has ...

Compirion and Anderson Surgery Center Reduce OR Inefficiencies and Improve Finances

... Perry, Director of Perioperative Services , "The surgical Department had reached status quo. We tried but ... Reduce staff overtime by 50% Reorganize surgical team leader roles to help improve staff ... staff member was reassigned to a new position as surgical Nurse Liaison to improve communication between ...

STAAR Surgical Generates Cash From Operations During Second Quarter

... Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a leading developer, ... at www.staar.com . About STAAR surgical STAAR surgical is a leader in the development, manufacture and ...

CryoLife Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $28.2 Million

... the first six months of 2009. BioGlue((R)) surgical Adhesive revenues were $12.4 million for the ... pulmonary valves. The Company's BioGlue((R)) surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large vessels. BioGlue is also CE ...

Encision Reports Profitable First Fiscal Quarter Results

... ECIA), a medical device company owning patented surgical technology that is emerging as a standard of care ... develops, manufactures and markets innovative surgical devices that allow surgeons to optimize technique and patient safety during a broad range of surgical procedures. Based in Boulder, Colorado, the ...

Penile Prosthesis Surgery Infection Rates Reduced With The No-Touch Technique By Dr. J. Francois Eid of Advanced Urological Care

... has refined an innovative "No-Touch" surgical technique that has caused penile implant ... direct and indirect contact (for example, through surgical equipment or gloves) between the prosthesis and ... practice is so refined that he had customized surgical instruments designed for his highly specialized ...

STAAR Surgical to Present at BMO Capital Markets 9th Annual Focus on Healthcare Conference in New York

... Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a leading developer, ... at the same location. About STAAR surgical STAAR surgical is a leader in the development, manufacture and ...

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Holds Metabolic Surgery Scientific Forum Featuring Research By Top Scientists

... fight that will require treatment options beyond surgical and pharmaceutical solutions available today to ... patients with type 2 diabetes, depending on the surgical procedure." "Diabetes is a chronic ... medical devices for minimally invasive and open surgical procedures, focusing on procedure-enabling ...

Valve Repair First in New England Done With Robotic Device

... in Gray, Maine. The procedure, using the da Vinci surgical System, had never previously been performed in ... procedure, Dr. Arvind Agnihotri viewed the surgical area as a three-dimensional environment, ... for access to the heart. The robot-assisted surgical option, which involves tiny incisions between ...

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

... premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare ... said Tony Kingsley, senior vice president, GYN surgical products at Hologic. "NovaSure has allowed women ... percent of the GEA market. Despite the potential surgical complications and lengthy recovery times, ...

Coming Soon -- Stem-Cell Surgical Thread?

... and easily embed a person's stem cells into surgical thread, a procedure they believe may help improve ... from a patient's hip would be quickly woven into surgical thread using the students' machine. The stem cell ... help from orthopedists and sponsor, Bioactive surgical Inc. of Maryland, are testing the machine and ...

St. John's Hospital Acquires Latest Technology in Robotic-Assisted Surgery

... the Midwest to acquire a dual console da Vinci surgical robot , and one of three hospitals in the United ... acquisition of the new dual-console da Vinci SI surgical System will allow greater collaboration for surgeons who perform robotic surgical procedures and enhance teaching opportunities at ...

UC Davis study highlights work-life issues of female surgeons

... (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) Even with the demands of surgical careers, most surgeons would still choose their ... could encourage women to choose and to stay in surgical careers are just getting started. Our goal was to ... than she did a decade ago. She predicts that the surgical profession, where women currently constitute just ...

ConvaTec Launches Hydrofiber(R) Technology Web Site

... ulcers totaled $11 billion.(1) In addition, surgical site infections have been estimated in an ... partial thickness (second degree) burns and surgical incisions. About ConvaTec ConvaTec ... K, Hutchins V, Murphy D, Song D, Vaughn BB. surgical site infection: incidence and impact on hospital ...

Stryker Operating Results for Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

... currency basis based on lower shipments of surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems; endoscopic, communications ... a constant currency basis as higher shipments of surgical equipment ...

Review of STAAR's Application for the Visian(R) Toric Implantable Collamer(R) Lens by FDA to Resume

... Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a leading developer, ... Background The FDA notified STAAR surgical of the integrity hold in a letter dated August 3, ... Caldwell concluded. About STAAR surgical ...

Review of STAAR's Application for the Visian(R) Toric Implantable Collamer(R) Lens by FDA to Resume

... Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a leading developer, ... Background The FDA notified STAAR surgical of the integrity hold in a letter dated August 3, ... Caldwell concluded. About STAAR surgical ...

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

... after years of dominance as the number-one surgical cosmetic procedure performed in America. Houston ... procedures performed in the U.S. in 2008, both surgical and non-surgical, nearly 355,700 of them were ... has now out-performed liposuction as the top surgical cosmetic enhancement procedure after several ...

CareFusion Expands Pyxis(R) Perioperative Solutions Offering

... The new offering automatically incorporates surgical supply information directly into patient records ... integration partners include Picis((R)), surgical Information Systems (SIS), Epic, and others. ... and diagnostic products, V. Mueller((R)) surgical instruments and an extensive line of products ...

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

... Cataract USA program, is offering this outpatient surgical procedure to residents of Nassau, Suffolk and ... OCLI has performed charitable surgical procedures for many years with various local ... generously contributed professional services, surgical supplies, pharmaceuticals and equipment to bring ...

ATS Medical Announces First Use of the New ATS CryoMaze 10-S Probe

... commercial use of the new ATS CryoMaze(TM) 10-S surgical Cryoablation Probe for the treatment of cardiac ... times. Under guidance of our ATS Cryoablation surgical Advisory Board, we will continue to advocate ... achieve the best possible patient outcomes. The surgical approach continues to demonstrate excellent ...

Mindray Medical Provides Mid-Year Update on Product Development and GPO Contracts

... and Life Support -- HyLite 6700/6500 -- is a surgical light that can provide sufficient lighting ... capability. -- HyBase 6100 -- is a surgical bed that offers a full-safety guarantee, can suit various surgical disciplines, and provides maximum comfort and ...

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

... Surgery (ASAPS) Discusses Current Brand Name surgical Procedures New York, ... and Smart-Lipo, are just a few of the brand-name surgical procedures being marketed to the public as a ... quick fix with a clever name. Brand name surgical procedures generally fit under two categories; ...

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

... -- If you're considering cosmetic dentistry or a surgical face lift, get the best possible results with ... the Academy of General Dentistry, emphasizes that surgical face lifts can be radically enhanced by first ... Lift Dentistry, either alone or combined with a surgical face lift, will achieve superior results," he ...

Survey finds surgical residents view duty hour regulations as a hindrance to training

... College of Surgeons show that a large subset of surgical residents consider duty hour regulations (DHR) a significant barrier to their surgical education and express a desire for flexibility to ... "We were surprised to find that nearly half of surgical residents believe work-hour restrictions are ...

Mathematics taking guesswork out of plastic surgery tissue transfer

... will have enough blood and oxygen to survive the surgical transfer. In the world's first published ... would start to die. When that happens on actual surgical cases, doctors must replace the dead tissue, and ... lies ahead to make the model truly useful in a surgical setting, Miller and Friedman agreed. In live ...

Endoscopic Technologies to Pay U.S. $1.4 Million to Resolve Allegations of Medicare Fraud

... in connection with the alleged promotion of its surgical ablation devices, the Justice Department announced today. surgical ablation devices use focused energy to create ... were appropriate, advised hospitals to up-code surgical procedures using the company's devices to inflate ...

Study finds survival rates from gastrointestinal tumors improving among African-Americans

... likely to develop GIST and less likely to undergo surgical treatment for this type of cancer. Racial ... of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and surgical oncologist at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer ... patients diagnosed before the year 2000, 30-day surgical mortality was higher in African Americans (0.56 ...

Elsevier partners with the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland

... Fellows of both Colleges and also the worldwide surgical community. It contains articles from surgery, ... enable the journal to reach a wider audience of surgical specialists across the world, therefore ... journal and ensure it stays at the forefront of surgical research and education, in the UK, Ireland and ...

Medicare expenditures decrease for glaucoma surgery as number of procedures increases

... CHICAGO The overall number of glaucoma surgical procedures appears to be increasing, but payments ... surgery between 1997 and 2006. The most common surgical treatments for glaucoma include laser ... filtering surgery, in which surgeons use a surgical tool to create a drainage hole; shunt surgery, ...

NOSCAR(R) Increases NOTES(R) Research with Olympus Medical Systems Corporation Grant

... Systems Corporation. "As a company committed to surgical innovation and to the advancement of less ... surgery have progressed to the point that complex surgical procedures, such as gastric bypass, can now be ... natural orifices may provide the entry point for surgical interventions in the peritoneal cavity thereby ...
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