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  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
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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 In The Recent Years
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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...
  • Limb Amputation
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    Amputation is a surgery to remove a limb or part of a limb. Amputation can also happen as an accident, which is called a traumatic amputation. Who is a candidate for the procedure? Amputation is most often used for one of four conditions: . gangrene, which is a severe limb infection with death of tissue. lack of enough blood flow through the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the affected limb. severe trauma or injury of a limb. cancer or a tumor involving a limb Amputation has serious emo...
  • My Rheumatoid Arthritis Medication
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    November 12, 1999 To whom it may Concern, Over a year and a half ago, I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in all extremities. As the months passed, even while on medication, it became more and more difficult to move. During the month of June, I was treated at the Palm Bay Community Hospital, on an out patient basis, for a cyst on my back, between my shoulder blades. Because of this surgery, I had to stop working. I could no longer afford to pay for the room I rented and had to move in with...
  • Bethesda North Ambulatory Surgery Center
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    The prospective employer that I would like to work for in the future is Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates, Inc. They have two locations in the Cincinnati area, one is in Fairfield at 3050 Mack Road and the other is in West Chester at 7593 Tyler's Place Boulevard Suite 103. They both can be reach at 221-3800. As for the West Chester there office hours are Monday 8: 30 to 5: 00, Tuesday 10: 30 to 7: 00, Wednesday 8: 30 to 5: 00, Thursday 8: 00 to 4: 00 and Friday 8: 30 to 5: 00. To schedule an ap...
  • Well Informed Patients Guide To Back Surgery
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    Spinal surgery has been performed since 1938. Repair of spinal instability is done by grafting bone to fuse two or more vertebrae together. Spinal fusion surgery is performed on the upper (cervical), middle (thoracic) or lower (lumbar) vertebrae in the spine. In addition the actual incision made for the procedure can be from either the front (anterior) or back (posterior) of the patient. In this article we will be concentrating on Posterior Lumbar Fusion Surgery (PLFS). (Fraser and Forer 10) Alt...
  • Money For The Hospital
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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 ...
  • Risk Of A Heart Attack
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    Angina Pectoris Angina pectoris is a medical condition that literally means a choked chest. The victim feels acute pain in his chest for a few seconds, and then it goes away. This occurs when myocardium cells, the muscle portion of your heart, are temporarily denied oxygen. At this stage they do not die, but maybe weakened. If left untreated and the disease continues, a serious condition known as myocardial infraction or commonly called a heart attack may occur. This can severely damage the hear...
  • Number Of Cosmetic Surgery Procedures
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    Why do people Get Cosmetic Surgery It might be giving you a sense of uniqueness or even adds character to your whole physical appearance, but what if you just can t stand it What if you have a physical attribute that just drives you mad Well, you re certainly not alone. According to the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, thousands of people in all age groups, from children to seniors perform cosmetic surgery each year. Between 1992 and 1998 alone, the number of cosmetic sur...
  • Reasonable Requests For Cosmetic Surgery Little Believes
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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...
  • Hygienist's Role In Dental Implant Success
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    The human body is a collection of remarkable biological mechanisms that integrates features that can not be duplicated exactly. However, many modern prosthetic devices can add years to an individual's life, improve physical comfort and function, or in the case of aesthetic implants, improve emotional health. There are many types of implants that server a variety of functions that offer risks and benefits. Implants can server many purposes. Cosmetic surgery has variety prosthesis to select from, ...
  • History Of Modern Facial 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 cosme...
  • Fetal Surgery Miracle Before Birth
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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...
  • Offering Fetal Surgery
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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 typica...

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