News tagged with surgical tools

Traditions in Chad harm, kill underfed children

(AP)—On the day of their son's surgery, the family woke before dawn. They saddled their horses and set out across the 12-mile-long carpet of sand to the nearest town, where they hoped the reputed doctor ...

Dec 24, 2012
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Extending the hands of the endoscopic surgeon

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 ...

Apr 02, 2012
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New prostate cancer biomarkers move closer to clinical use

Conway Fellow, Professor William Watson and Professor John Fitzpatrick, UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science and Mater Misericordiae University Hospital recently received a translational research award for the validation ...

Jun 17, 2011
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New device could reduce surgical scarring

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a special wound dressing that they report was able to significantly reduce scar tissue caused by incisions.

May 23, 2011
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