Surgery

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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Binge eating improves with deep brain stimulation surgery

Deep brain stimulation reduces binge eating in mice, suggesting that this surgery, which is approved for treatment of certain neurologic and psychiatric disorders, may also be an effective therapy for obesity. Presentation ...

Jun 25, 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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