SOURCE: OR-Live, Inc.

OR-Live, Inc.

September 29, 2009 16:45 ET

This Week on ORLive: Live Webcasts Featuring Plastic Surgery in a Hospital Setting and a Cardiac Defibrillator Implant

Don't Miss Your Chance to Interact With the Surgeons and the Clinical Teams

WEST HARTFORD, CT--(Marketwire - September 29, 2009) - ORLive, the world's leading medical and surgical broadcasting company, will feature three new interactive surgical broadcasts this week that will include live surgical broadcasts from Halifax Health in Daytona Beach, FL and St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, WI, and a new installment of the Virtual Brain Tumor Board:

LIVE: The Advantages of Plastic Surgery at Halifax Health - Center for Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at 7 PM EDT - Halifax Health will present an ORLive webcast covering a wide range of popular cosmetic treatments and the advantages of having them done in a hospital setting. The webcast will feature a live breast implant surgery performed by Scott Loessin, MD and commentary from his colleagues Jeffrey DeMercurio, MD and William Palin, MD.

Viewers will be able to interact and ask questions during the broadcast via the ORLive website. Learn more about this broadcast on

LIVE: Cardiac Defibrillator Implant: Live from St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin

Wednesday, September 30, 2009, at 6:00 PM EDT - The Dean & St. Mary's Cardiac Center will give viewers the opportunity to see a live webcast of a patient receiving an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD). Broadcast live from the new Cardiac Catheterization Lab at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, a team of cardiologists from Dean Health System will guide you through the procedure. Jeffrey A. Kushner, MD will perform the implant while John Phelan, MD and Kartik Reddy, MD narrate and answer viewers' questions during the one-hour program.

Viewers will be able to interact and ask questions during the broadcast via the ORLive website. Learn more about this broadcast on

NEW: Virtual Brain Tumor Board: Thoracic Spine Mass, 58 Year Old Male

This 58 YO male patient of Dr. Michael's presented with back pain and some weakness in the legs. MRI imaging revealed a cystic and solid lesion near the conus. This was operated upon and found to be fairly well encapsulated. Pathology was an ependymoma. Gross total resection was performed. Based on six month postoperative imaging, this lesion looks stable. Discussion was had about possible adjuvant therapy but it was opted to watch this for now with irradiation at the first sign of any progression.

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ORLive is the world's leading surgical broadcasting company. Working collaboratively with hospitals and device manufacturers, ORLive produces customized, interactive, video programs that demonstrate the latest surgical techniques and product innovations. The ORLive broadcasting network provides an intimate look at over 650 live and on-demand surgeries to a global audience, streaming over 45,000 hours of programming each month. The ORLive network can be found on-line at

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