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This spring, Nimbic Systems, based near Houston, Texas, received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the company's Air Barrier System, a unique medical device for reducing surgical-incision ...
Medical research Oct 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A surgical team closes an abdominal incision, successfully completing a difficult operation. Weeks later, the patient comes into the ER complaining of abdominal pain and an X-ray reveals that one of the forceps used in the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Dr. John Lenihan sits at a computer console about 20 feet from his hysterectomy patient lying on the operating table.
Surgery Jul 17, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Urologists at Henry Ford Hospital have developed a new technique that could make minimally invasive robotic partial nephrectomy procedures the norm, rather than the exception for kidney cancer patients. The technique spares ...
Surgery Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) have developed a new tool to help surgeons use X-rays to track devices used in "minimally invasive" ...
Surgery Apr 16, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Jorge Sobenes is a husband and father who loves to cook for his family. In a nine month period however, he went from enjoying his favorite foods to not being able to eat or drink due to a tightening in his throat and difficulty ...
Other Aug 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new robotic procedure performed by a Michigan State University physician at Lansing's Sparrow Hospital could vastly improve the quality of life and recovery time for patients who suffer from throat and ...
Cancer Sep 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A technique developed by Johns Hopkins surgeons is providing a new route to get to and remove tumors buried at the base of the skull: through the natural hole behind the molars, above the jawbone and beneath the cheekbone.
Other Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital surgeons found that a carefully-selected surgical care check list of 12 measures reduced Whipple procedure wound infections by nearly 50 percent.
Other Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study by researchers at Stanford University Medical Center has found that a popular weight-loss operation is safer and reduces hospital bills when done with minimally invasive techniques rather than open surgery, which ...
Surgery Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—After a promising clinical trial of focused ultrasound as a potential treatment for essential tremor, the University of Virginia Health System is launching a new study to investigate the ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Geraldine Vitullo lay anesthetized on an operating table in a Central Valley hospital. Her surgery had come to an unexpected stop. "I don't think I can proceed," the surgeon told Vitullo's husband.
Cardiology Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The biggest thing in operating rooms these days is a million-dollar, multi-armed robot named da Vinci, used in nearly 400,000 surgeries in America last year—triple the number just four years earlier.
Surgery Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Chubby, pink and anesthetized into unconsciousness and paralysis, 16-week-old Ian Lund was a small bump under blue drapes on an operating table at University of Chicago Medicine. Perched above him was a robot, with arms like ...
Surgery Mar 02, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0