News tagged with surgical robot
The volume of cases performed at an institution each year has a direct effect on the outcome of surgical procedures, and should always be considered when looking at the benefits of a technique, according to a team of researchers ...
Cancer May 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Surgical robots could make some types of surgery safer and more effective, but proving that the software controlling these machines works as intended is problematic. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the Johns ...
Surgery Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Study results indicate Fundamental Skills of Robotic Surgery appears to be effective way to train surgeons
Researchers from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and four collaborating institutions have evaluated the effectiveness of a novel curriculum to safely train surgeons on the da Vinci Surgical System, which is used to perform ...
Surgery Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
What can high school and college-age video game enthusiasts teach young surgeons-in-training?
Surgery Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There's a novel way to remove a gallbladder: Use a surgical robot to take it out through the navel.
Surgery Sep 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
More precision and less cost for endoscopic surgeries: the tool developed by DistalMotion, a spin-off of EPFL, will allow surgeons to reproduce their exact movements. The prototype was just released from the ...
Surgery Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Preoperative MRI helps surgeons make more informed decisions about nerve-sparing procedures in men with prostate cancer, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.
Cancer Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Robotics experts at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the University of Washington (UW) have completed a set of seven advanced robotic surgery systems for use by major medical research laboratories throughout the ...
Other Jan 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
As the rate of thyroid cancer continues to climb, doctors are urging patients to be more cautious about thyroid nodules, a common disorder that is responsible for a small but growing number of thyroid cancer cases. Thyroid ...
Cancer Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Two life-sciences entrepreneurs are launching the first procedure-specific software modules for robot-assisted surgery.
Other May 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0