News tagged with robotic surgery

Tackling a framework for surgical innovation

An international team of investigators co-led by Weill Cornell Medical College is offering a new framework for evidence-based surgery and device research, similar to the kind of risk and benefit analysis used in evidence-based ...

Jun 18, 2013
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Researchers rewrite obsolete blood-ordering rules

Johns Hopkins researchers have developed new guidelines—the first in more than 35 years—to govern the amount of blood ordered for surgical patients. The recommendations, based on a lengthy study of blood use at The Johns ...

May 22, 2013
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Surgeon variation affects QoL after prostatectomy

(HealthDay)—There is a significant association between performing surgeons and patient quality of life following radical prostatectomy, according to a study published in the April issue of The Journal of ...

May 15, 2013
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Simulator-based robotic sx curriculum hones skills

(HealthDay)—A simulator-based curriculum incorporating fundamental skills of robotic surgery (FSRS) is feasible and improves effectiveness in basic robotic surgery skills, according to a study published ...

May 13, 2013
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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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Physician breaks ground in robotic cervical surgery

Performing surgery on a pregnant patient is a delicate matter. Risks to both mother and baby must be carefully weighed in every decision a surgeon makes. Recently, at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, a ...

Mar 29, 2013
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