Surgery

Laser + bipolar resection helpful for large prostates

(HealthDay)—Bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) in combination with high-intensity diode laser (DL + b-TURP) is feasible for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in large prostates, according ...

Oct 26, 2012
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Surgeons recreate eggs in vitro to treat infertility

Regenerative-medicine researchers have moved a promising step closer to helping infertile, premenopausal women produce enough eggs to become pregnant. Today, surgeons at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's Institute for ...

Oct 02, 2012
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Individual perspectives improve laparoscopy

What makes laparoscopic surgery "minimally invasive" — instruments enter the patient through narrow tubes — also makes it visually constraining. As they work on different tasks, surgeons all see ...

Jul 02, 2012
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Lab-engineered kidney project reaches early milestone

Regenerative medicine researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have reached an early milestone in a long-term project that aims to build replacement kidneys in the lab to help solve the shortage of donor organs.

Jun 21, 2012
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