• Gastric Bypass Surgery Patients Stomach
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    More than 40, 000 people a year are so desperate to lose weight they turn to the controversial, sometimes life-threatening surgery such as Gastric Bypass. I will be explaining what the surgery entitles, disadvantages vs. advantages. And most important, is Gastric bypass surgery the right choice when considering the risks. The most common form of "stomach stapling" is gastric bypass. In this procedure, a small pouch is formed in the stomach and stapled shut. The small intestine is then cut and s...
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Cuff Tear
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    Arthroscopic shoulder surgery helps many athletes speed up the healing process of many shoulder injuries. If an athlete requires some type of shoulder surgery many of them prefer to have the surgery done Arthroscopically so that they can resume playing or training to get back into their sport. Sometimes Arthroscopic surgery will even save some players careers. Baseball pitchers are the most common athletes to require shoulder surgery. Their shoulders have a lot of pressure put on them when they ...
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery Weight Pounds
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    A Second Chance at Life: Gastric Bypass Surgery In the recent years, American adults and even children have become morbidly obese, which has fueled a campaign for an effective intervention. The intervention that is beginning to receive widespread popularity is gastric bypass surgery. According to Tish Davidson and Teresa G. Odl e in the article 'Obesity Surgery,' "gastric bypass surgery [is] probably the most common type of obesity surgery; gastric bypass surgery has been performed in the United...
  • Why Men Should Do Cosmetic Surgery
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    Plastic surgery has always been overrated by Hollywood celebrity stars in the past. Nevertheless, all the decisions made about plastic surgery were well known by women. Nowadays, the trend for cosmetic surgery has changed dramatically because more people seeing cosmetic surgery in some way is more normal and acceptable. Cosmetic surgery is a surgical procedure that can be performed primarily to enhance ones physical appearance and self-esteem. Sometimes it is necessary for some people to have pl...
  • The New Addiction Plastic Surgery
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    The New Addiction Ten years ago 330, 000 Americans underwent plastic surgery. This year that number has increased to over 6 million, of which 335, 000 are under the age of 18 (So you want a famous face). The increase in numbers of plastic surgeries could be attributed and / or directly proportionate to the increase in extreme makeover shows. According to Charles Cooley, "a person's sense of self is derived from the perceptions of others." We will use Charles Cooly's looking-glass-self theory to ...
  • Plastic Surgery Risks Procedure Decision
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    Nature of Plastic Surgery nip here, a tuck there and now science is making it easier to change the appearance of one's self. It's called plastic surgery and now more than ever people are taking part in these risky surgical producers. Not only are there obvious risks taken on one's self when the decision is made but risks are also taken when it comes to the impact on family, friends, and the doctors performing these dangerous acts. The risks associated with plastic surgery makes this procedure a ...
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery Weight Stomach People
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    Topic: Gastric Bypass Surgery Proposition of Policy: People who are morbidly obese should seriously consider undergoing gastric bypass surgery. Thesis Statement: People who are morbidly obese should seriously consider undergoing gastric bypass surgery because obesity kills and gastric bypass surgery is the only way to quickly and permanently lose a large amount of weight. I. Attention Step What do Sharon Osborn, Rosanne Barr, Carnie Wilson, and Al Roker (Tauber) have in common other than fame an...
  • Plastic Surgery Cosmetic Patients Aesthetic
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    Plastic Surgery, What Does it Say About Society For many, the bikini season means one thing: anxiety over what can be done about a body that has surreptitiously expanded under a winter wardrobe of thick sweaters and black tights. This is also a season for fashion magazines to publish all the new plastic surgery developments for those unsatisfied with their bodies. Diets and rigorous exercise are the mainstream options. But for those with several thousand dollars to spend, plastic surgery can mea...
  • Commonly Practiced Surgery Anesthetics Performed
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    Surgery is the branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of disease, deformities, or injuries by operations. Surgery has been around for thousands of years, dating all the way back to the ancient Egyptians. Throughout this time period many methods and operations were created and perfected to what is now commonly practiced in modern times. The elimination of pain, the prevention of infection, and advanced means of diagnosis are now all part of surgery thanks to the surgeons of the past. T...
  • Fetal Surgery Bifida Spina Web
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    Fetal-Surgery Fetal surgery itself is a relatively new procedure with only a few hundred attempts world wide. Because of the risk of inducing preterm labor and delivering so early in the pregnancy, fetal surgery traditionally was reserved for life- threatening circumstances. While spina bifida is not necessarily life- threatening, it is the most common debilitating birth defect, diagnosed in about one of every 1, 000 here in the US. Babies born with spina bifida typically experience one or more ...
  • Cosmetic Surgery Make People 999
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    Nobody knows about cosmetic surgery better than Edward Mondeck and his two children, ages 9 and 11. Rosemarie Mondeck, 39, decided to have a bit of tummy fat removed after having two kids. She let the doctors use a new procedure called tumescent liposuction. The patients are primed prior to surgery by injecting large amounts of diluted local anesthetic and epinephrine, drugs that shrink capillaries. They reduce bleeding and make it easier to suck fat out according to doctors. After the drugs wer...
  • Shrinking America One Surgery At A Time
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    Kellie received bar iatric surgery a year and a half ago, at age 26, and lost over half her weight-160 pounds (St. Vincent 1). Over one million morbidly obese people in the United States have already received gastric bypass surgery. Since obesity has reached such epidemic proportions, everyone in America is looking for a cure. Gastric bypass surgery has rapidly become a solution for severely obese persons. Being obese causes emotional and physical distress and suffering, which increases a person...
  • Obesity Iatric Surgery
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    Surgery: Treating the Severely Obese Lead in: According to the World Health Organization, globally there are now more than 1 billion overweight adults, and at least 300 million of them are obese. During the last 40 years, obesity has reached epidemic proportions. There are more obese people each year, and the severity is increasing. In the United States alone, 300, 000 deaths are associated with obesity. Thesis: Many obese people fail diet after diet. For them, bar iatric surgery is an option e...
  • Surgery Center Hospital Money Centers
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    Haugh, Richard, Hospitals are feeling 'niche d to death', H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, 10688838, Apr 2002, Vol. 76, Issue 4 This article is about a small Louisiana town where a dispute between the sole hospital and its largest physician group. The hospital is a 160-bed facility in and is going to be losing a big part of its surgery business to the Green Clinic, a 35-physician multi-specialty group that is building its own specialty hospital a few miles down the road. The doctors serve the ...
  • Plastic Surgery Patients Patient Surgeons
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    1 Most of us don't like some aspect of our appearance, whether it's sagging eyes or excess weight in particular areas, to name a few complaints. Lately a record numbers of Americans are doing something about it by having plastic surgery. Since 1995, the number of cosmetic procedures, which range from liposuction to facelifts, has almost tripled (English 23). Is that a healthy choice-or a dangerous trend Aging has become the field of the future for plastic surgeons whose patients have reasons not...
  • What Decisions Should Cosmetic
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    Physicians, including cosmetic surgeons, have many responsibilities that are inherent with their professions. Included in these are the decisions that the surgeon must make when deciding if and how to do a certain medical procedure. They must first of all make certain to ensure the health and safety of their patient while performing a procedure successfully. But should cosmetic surgeons also be handed the responsibility to decide if a certain surgery is morally suspect or an immoral request to c...
  • The Gross Clinic Surgery Emotions Eakins
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    In 1874, Thomas Eakins took a second course in anatomy at Jefferson Medical College. He attended surgical lectures and clinics presided over by Professor Samuel D. Gross. Eakins painted The Gross Clinic, to show the emotion involved in medical procedures. It appears as if the doctors performing the surgery have emotionally removed themselves from the situation at hand. By removing themselves from the emotional aspects of the surgery, the doctors can complete the task much easier than they would...
  • Persuasive Essay On Plastic Surgery
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    Plastic surgery deals with the remodeling of any portion of the body that has been damaged or deformed. The primary objectives of plastic surgery are the correction of defects, the restoration of lost function, and the improvement of appearance. Appearance plays a large role in the lives of most people, which has caused cosmetic surgery to become a popular type of plastic surgery practiced. Cosmetic surgery is a branch of plastic surgery that is designed to alter a person's looks. Although c...
  • Fetal Surgery Healing The Youngest Patients
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    Hippocrates has long been celebrated as the Father of Medicine, yet many may not know that he first proposed the then-revolutionary idea of preventive medicine. In Aphorisms, he writes, "Extreme remedies are very appropriate for extreme diseases." Although he many not have envisioned fetal surgery at the time, these eight words continue to affect surgeons today. Fetal surgery is the treatment of disease and correction of deformity or defect by manual and operative procedures on the fetus as it r...
  • Dna Fetal Surgery Bifida Spina 1998
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    ? Fetal surgery itself Dna Fetal-Surgery? Fetal surgery itself is a relatively new procedure with only a few hundred attempts world wide. Because of the risk of inducing preterm labor and delivering so early in the pregnancy, fetal surgery traditionally was reserved for life- threatening circumstances. While spina bifida is not necessarily life- threatening, it is the most common debilitating birth defect, diagnosed in about one of every 1, 000 here in the US. Babies born with spina bifida typic...