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The 3D Facelift with Stem Cells–Local Anesthesia Using Patients Own Fat Cells For a Better Looking Face by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 30 Aug 2010 10:59am This sounds like a huge winner as the process does 2 positive things.  The collagen used comes from the patient’s area of the body where fat lurks, perhaps area where the patient would stand to like having some of this removed.  Below is one sample video of many that are on the website and I have to say it looks good and you can’t ... Read on »
New Drug Eliminates Effects of Local Anesthesia by Dr. Helaine Smith Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:06am Hate feeling like your lip or tongue is about five sizes too big once you've been subjected to anesthesia? According to today's New York Times, Novalar Pharmaceuticals, a small drug company, has won FDA approval to market a new drug that dispels the effects of local anesthesia. According to the Times article, the new drug, called OraVerse ... Read on »
New Drug Eliminates Effects of Local Anesthesia by Dr. Helaine Smith Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:52pm Hate feeling like your lip or tongue is about five sizes too big once you've been subjected to anesthesia? According to today's New York Times, Novalar Pharmaceuticals, a small drug company, has won FDA approval to market a new drug that dispels the effects of local anesthesia. According to the Times article, the new drug, called OraV ... Read on »
Local Anesthesia in Pediatric Dentistry by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted Thu 03 Sep 2009 11:27am Novocaine, that's the stuff that makes it possible to complete complex dentistry without discomfort. It's the stuff that "numbs" the tooth. Now really we don't use basic novocaine. I would guess the main drugs used these days are Lidocaine, Mepivicain, and Articaine. All these drugs are various derivatives in the same chemical family. They all ... Read on »
For Endarterectomy, Local and Ge ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 21 Dec 2008 8:58am For Endarterectomy, Local and General Anesthesia Show Similar Outcomes 21 dec 2008--Patients undergoing endarterectomy under local anesthesia have a slightly lower rate of perioperative complications, but the advantage is not definite, according to an international Lancet study. Some 3500 patients were randomized to local or general anesthe ... Read on »
New Long-Acting Local Anesthetic Derived From Algae Effectively Blocks Pain In Surgical Patients by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 25 Feb 2011 5:58pm A U.S.-Chile collaboration is bringing surgical patients closer to having a long-acting local anesthetic. In a randomized, double-blind trial, patients given neosaxitoxin, a new local anesthetic derived from algae, had significantly less postoperative pain and recovered about two days sooner than those given the commonly used local anesthetic b ... Read on »
Reader Question: Do You Ever Do Local Numbing Only Plastic Surgery? by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 14 Sep 2009 12:00am Reader Question: I would like some lipomas and moles removed by a plastic surgeon. Do you do numbing only surgery in your Orange County office? Yes I do. Small cases including small wounds, scar revisions, small lumps and bumps and the like can be operated in the office under straight local anesthesia (only numbing shots). We d ... Read on »
Surgery Concerns for Children by Sondra .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 23 Feb 2009 9:42pm My son recently had to have a cavity filled at the dentist's office and was given Versed in order to alleviate his fear of the big needle they used to numb the area they worked on. He had this procedure done once before and it was a strange experience that I was hoping we wouldn't have to go through again. The effects of Versed are similar to ... Read on »
Report on Worldwide Anesthesia Drug Market by Bharat Book Bureau Posted Thu 08 Apr 2010 1:24am Bharatbook added a new report on " The World Anesthesia Drug Market " which includes current issues and trends affecting the Anesthesia Drug segment of Pharma Industry. The World Anesthesia Drug Market The report covers both currently marketed and late stage development anesthesia drugs in detail. Revenues for each segment were generated ... Read on »
New European guidelines on clinically localized prostate cancer by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 12:00am The European Association of Urology (EAU) has issued updated guidelines on the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of clinically localized prostate cancer. The document also includes guidance about treatment of progressive and castration-resistant prostate cancer. All 164 pages of the fully revised guidelines are already avai ... Read on »