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Cambridge Medical Robotics raises $26m for Versius robot-assisted surgery device
Cambridge Medical Robotics, fresh from the unveiling of its Versius robot-assisted surgical arm, said today that it added $26 million to the Series A round it plans to use on validation studies and further production. Tummy Tuck Deerfield Beach is a new type of surgery being used on many people, it is highly recommend all around the world. Existing backers Cambridge Innovation Capital, LGT Global Invest, Escala Capital and ABB Technology Ventures were joined by new investor Watrium in the round’s second tranche, taking the Series A total to $46 million, the Cambridge, U.K.-based company said. Get the full story at o...
Source: Mass Device - September 18, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Funding Roundup Robotics Surgical Wall Street Beat Cambridge Medical Robotics Source Type: news

Champagne Groove Lipectomy in Abdominoplasty Champagne Groove Lipectomy in Abdominoplasty
How does the champagne groove lipectomy compare with standard abdominoplasty techniques in terms of costs and complications?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

R.A.M. Plastic Surgery in Chicago Now Offering $1000 Off All Tummy...
R.A.M. Plastic Surgery in Chicago IL is now offering $1000 off all tummy tuck procedures. The procedure creates a toned, sleek look to the abdomen and is performed as an outpatient procedure.(PRWeb March 15, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/chicago-plastic-surgeon/tummy-tuck-special/prweb14144950.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mother, 34, left for dead after botched tummy tuck
Quanna Brown, 34, from Chicago, Illinois, decided to have the operation in June 2015 after being called ugly and fat. However, the procedure to improve her confidence went wrong. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trevena reports positive top-line results from two Phase III trials of oliceridine in acute pain
US-based biopharmaceutical company Trevena has reported positive top-line results from two Phase III clinical trials (APOLLO-1 and APOLLO-2) of oliceridine to treat moderate-to-severe acute pain after bunionectomy and abdominoplasty (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - February 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA approves U.S. trial for Cohera Medical’s Sylys surgical sealant
Cohera Medical said this week that the FDA granted investigational device exemption for a clinical trial of its Sylys surgical sealant. Raleigh, N.C.-based Cohera said the Sylys sealant, which won expedited access pathway status back in June 2015, is designed to be an adjunct to standard closure techniques in intestinal anastomosis procedures. The resorbable synthetic sealant aims to help eliminate leaks during the 1st few day post-procedure. The trial is slated to compare colorectal and ileorectal anastomosis after resection with and without Sylys, Cohera said. “We are pleased that the FDA has approve...
Source: Mass Device - July 14, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Surgical Cohera Medical Inc. Source Type: news

Mother who won £150k after bad tummy tuck says cosmetic surgery has ruined her life
GRAPHIC CONTENT: Debra Dawson, 54, from Merseyside, required six further emergency ops to remove necrotic flesh from her stomach which left her with an open would that refused to close. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer survivor gets botched tummy tuck by her gynaecologist
Samantha Taylor, 40, from Lincoln, Nebraska, said she was grateful she beat cancer thanks to the op two years ago but said her body was ruined because of the additional plastic surgery she underwent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Persistent Pain, Sensory Abnormalities After AbdominoplastyPersistent Pain, Sensory Abnormalities After Abdominoplasty
Persistent postoperative pain and abnormal skin sensations are possible complications associated with abdominoplasty. How often do they occur? Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 21, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Mobile healthcare startup eyes pitch contest prize, hopes to expands SA reach
Saving up for a tummy tuck or strapped for cash before a favorite pet’s surgery? A San Antonio startup company may be able to help. Run by a local sister-brother team, Livia and Radu Istrate, under the moniker Dentify, the company has been up and running for the past six months. Livia Istrate is in the masters program at Trinity University for healthcare administration and she joined her brother, a local freelance software developer, to create two medically focused service applications for local… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 4, 2015 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kristen Mosbrucker Source Type: news

Cohera Medical raises $50m from KKR
Cohera Medical raised a $50 million funding round led by private equity giant KKR and joined by a group of existing investors. Pittsburgh-based Cohera, which makes absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, said it plans to use the proceeds for the U.S. launch of its TissiGlu adhesive and for clinical trials of its Sylys sealant, which won CE Mark approval in the European Union last August. The FDA approved TissuGlu in February. “In clinical trials, surgeons were able to eliminate the need for post-surgical drains by using TissuGlu, reducing the need for invasive treatments for their abdominoplasty patient...
Source: Mass Device - October 23, 2015 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Funding Roundup Surgical Cohera Medical Inc. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. Venture Capital/Private Equity Source Type: news

New Jersey woman spends $22k to have liposuction, a tummy tuck and a boob job
Cindy Moore, 39, from New Jersey, said she couldn't get rid of the excess skin on her stomach after giving birth (right) without having surgery (left). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 9, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mum left with huge flap of saggy skin after losing 13st begs the NHS to remove it
Mandy Jarvis, 47, of Southampton, went from 24 stone to 11 stone and lost 11 dress sizes, but was left with unsightly saggy skin. Her request for an NHS tummy tuck has been turned down. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How I Turned My Breast Cancer Into A Positive Way To Help Others
Call it clairvoyance or pure coincidence, but from the age of 15, I was confident I would face at least two extreme traumas in my life; my mother would die tragically and I, at some point, would be diagnosed with breast cancer. During my teen years, sometimes I would wake up in hysterics that my mom perished in a car crash, only until I realized it was a dream. In my early 30s, and two weeks after getting married, I did lose my mother in a car accident. She was ejected from her vehicle and pronounced dead on scene. Though I always felt this would happen, one can never prepare for such a traumatic incident. I had no control...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 17, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abdominoplasty costs £6k with risks and is Britain’s fastest growing cosmetic surgery 
Abdominoplasty is Britain’s fastest-growing cosmetic surgery trend. The operation lasts 90 minutes and the surgeon cuts along the bikini line from hip to hip to repair the damaged muscles. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast implants are SO last year: Abdominoplasty most popular plastic surgery
FORGET going to the gym, it looks like going under the knife is the new option. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obese nurse Karen Smith spends £20,000 to get her sex life back
Karen Smith, 42, from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, was so self-conscious about her baggy skin and drooping breasts, she had an upper arm lift, a tummy tuck, thigh lift, breast augmentation and uplift. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 24, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tummy tuck patient was left looking like she had 'three belly buttons' after botched operation 
Eileen Harbour, 64, had been operated on by London-based 'cosmetic surgeon to the stars' Shiva Singh, who also performed breast surgery on the porn actress Cathy Barry (pictured). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA panel narrowly OKs Cohera Medical's TissuGlu
An FDA advisory panel narrowly recommends approval for Cohera Medical's TissuGlu surgical adhesive. Updated August 4, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. with comments from panel members. The FDA's General & Plastic Surgery Devices Advisory Panel today narrowly recommended approval for Cohera Medical's polyurethane-based TissuGlu adhesive for the approximation of tissue layers to bind subcutaneous dead space between the tissue planes in large flap surgical procedures, including abdominoplasty. Cohera Medical Inc., Food & Drug Administration (FDA)News Well, Pre-Market Approval (PMA), Regulatory/Compliance, Surgical...
Source: Mass Device - August 1, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Ingrid Mezo Source Type: news

Woman's belly button 'EXPLODES' on a flight after dodgy tummy tuck operation
Patricia Jackson, 68, from Yorkshire, was flying home from a holiday in Portugal when the contents of her stomach started leaking out of her abdomen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 2, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tummy Tuck ( Abdominoplasty)
Title: Tummy Tuck ( Abdominoplasty)Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 1/31/2005 7:05:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/13/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 13, 2014 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

8,000 people get tummy tucks on NHS
NHS offers 'tummy tucks' to 8,000 people at an estimated cost of £50m amid concerns taxpayers' money is being wasted.     (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - December 28, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: plastic surgery tummy tuck NHS Source Type: news

Tummy tuck op left me looking like a MAN: Woman, 38, was left with flap of skin dangling between her legs and friends asking if she'd had a sex change
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Helena Barrett (pictured with husband Tim), 38, from Buckinghamshire, says the 'penis' was so obvious it was visible through her trousers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Operation was the cheap option', claims mother who had tummy tuck on NHS
Kelly McManus, the young mother who had a tummy tuck paid for by the NHS, has claimed her operation was cheaper than treating her depression because of her "other medical issues".     (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - August 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

what liposuction can do to my beer belly -
In the name of journalism, CHRIS HENRY agreed to have a 3D imaging process of a tummy tuck, and found the result so pleasing he was hooked. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I've been shown what liposuction can do to my beer belly - and I like it so much I'll do it for real
In the name of journalism, CHRIS HENRY agreed to have a 3D imaging process of a tummy tuck, and found the result so pleasing he was hooked. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother has £5,000 tummy tuck on NHS
An aspiring actress was given a £5,000 tummy tuck on the NHS after she said she lost her confidence after having her first child.     (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - August 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low complication rates for combined liposuction/tummy tuck
A combined technique of liposuction and tummy tuck - designed to reduce surgical trauma - provides excellent patient outcomes with a low complication rate, reports a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). ASPS Member Surgeon Dr. Eric Swanson, a plastic surgeon in private practice in Leawood, Kan., presents an in-depth report on his experience with a combined technique of liposuction and abdominoplasty in a large series of patients over five years... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Combined liposuction/tummy tuck offers best of both procedures
(Wolters Kluwer Health) A combined technique of liposuction and tummy tuck -- designed to reduce surgical trauma -- provides excellent patient outcomes with a low complication rate, reports a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery -- Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 20, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Tummy tuck
— Overview covers how it's done, risks and results of this cosmetic procedure to change the appearance of your abdomen. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

They promised luxury - but my cosmetic surgery 'holiday' was a nightmare: Polish practice reduced June's breasts without asking and left a gaping hole in her stomach
June Jonigk, 54, flew from Britain to Poland for a tummy tuck, and was left with a gaping hole in her stomach for more than three months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AUDIO: Risks of cosmetic surgery abroad
Vicki Osbourne from London opted to have tummy tuck and gastric band surgery in Belgium, but had to seek help for complications afterwards. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Body Sculpting With Lasers: Liposuction Melts Fat, Results In Tighter Skin
A new, minimally invasive treatment that uses lasers to melt fat could replace the "tummy tuck," suggests research on more than 2,000 people presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans. Without the risks of a surgical procedure (such as the tummy tuck) and when used in combination with standard liposuction, the fat-melting action of laser lipolysis, a minimally invasive treatment, has the added benefit of producing new collagen (collagen is the main protein that gives the skin its tone and texture)... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

New Data Support The Benefits Of EXPAREL For Postsurgical Analgesia Following Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Procedures
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX) have announced results from EXCLAIM, its Phase 4 prospective, observational study to assess the use of EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) for postsurgical analgesia in patients undergoing four common plastic surgery procedures. Patients who received EXPAREL following abdominoplasty, breast augmentation, breast reduction or a combination abdominoplasty/breast procedure reported low pain scores, high satisfaction with pain control and minimal opioid use... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news