News tagged with recovery time

Da Vinci's robot: Surgery is getting a renaissance

(Medical Xpress)—Robots are everywhere these days. They roam Mars, solve Rubik's cubes and vacuum our floors. Now, a robot named da Vinci is helping patients across the Penn State region get the major surgeries ...

Apr 25, 2013
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Study reveals how anaesthesia causes jet-lag

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from The University of Auckland have discovered why people feel as though they have jet-lag after surgery, and the findings may have implications for post-operative recovery.

Apr 17, 2012
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Ultrasound being used to treat fractures

(Medical Xpress) -- Ultrasound, the diagnostic tool first developed at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in the 1950s to scan the body, is now being used in its fracture clinic to help heal fractured bones and speed up the recovery ...

Oct 13, 2011
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Anesthesia regimen linked to post-orthognathic op pain

(HealthDay) -- Patients undergoing orthognathic maxillofacial surgery experience more pain postoperatively if they receive anesthesia with propofol and remifentanil versus inhalational agents and longer-acting ...

Jul 31, 2012
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