Surgery

Surgeon, optical scientist collaborate on surgery camera

(Medical Xpress)—Dr. Mike Nguyen, a urologist and UA associate professor of surgery, and Hong Hua, a UA professor of optical sciences, have teamed up with the goal of creating a camera that will allow surgeons to view both ...

Surgery

Review compares surgeries for sciatica due to herniated disc

(HealthDay)—No conclusions can be drawn with regard to the comparative efficacy of open, microscopic, and tubular discectomy surgical techniques to treat sciatica due to a herniated disc, according to the results of a systematic ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Focused ultrasound for treating Parkinson's disease to be tested

(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 scalpel-free technology's ...

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