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2014-07-17 20:23:08

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento on Wednesday became the first hospital in California to use the next-generation robotic surgery system called the da Vinci Xi, which provides 3-D, high-definition visualization and greater dexterity, precision and control for the surgeon as well as less pain and a quicker recovery for the patient. Steven C. Patching, M.D., who in 1993 was the first to use laparoscopic, minimally invasive surgery in...

2014-07-08 08:31:21

SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Llama, Inc. (www.redllamainc.com) announced today that the SimPraxis® surgical simulation platform applications now available on iOS include the SimPraxis Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and SimPraxis Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication procedures. These Apps are authored by University of Washington Surgeons Mika Sinanan, MD (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy), Carlos Pellegrini, MD and Roger Tatum, MD (Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication)....

2014-05-28 14:29:39

The JAMA Network Journals In certain patients with abdominal pain after gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy), undergoing an endoscopic procedure involving the bile and pancreatic ducts did not result in fewer days with disability due to pain, compared to a placebo treatment, according to a study in the May 28 issue of JAMA. Post-cholecystectomy pain is a common clinical problem. More than 700,000 patients undergo cholecystectomy each year in the United States, and at least 10 percent...

2014-03-25 23:23:06

Doctors at Christ Hospital operate using the da Vinci Robot System. $2.5 million investment brings state-of-the-art technology to Jersey City. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 In another first for CarePoint Health, Ravikumar Brahmbhatt, MD, FACS, performed a robot guided Single Site Cholecystectomy (surgical removal of the gallbladder) at Christ Hospital in Jersey City, the first such procedure ever performed in Hudson County. The operation was conducted through a single small...

2014-01-23 23:30:01

MRHFM encourages laparoscopic surgery for mesothelioma cancer treatment as a recent study suggests that fewer surgical complications are related to laparoscopic surgery for treating patients with peritoneal cancers. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgery (MIS) that allows doctors to diagnose conditions and perform a number of surgical procedures without the need for a large surgical incision. The result is less pain and scarring, less...

2013-12-17 23:24:25

Northern Westchester Hospital Designated a Case Observation Center for Advanced Single-Incision Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has been designated a Case Observation Center for robot-assisted surgery by Intuitive Surgical, maker of the da Vinci robotic surgical system. As a certified training site, NWH will host visiting surgeons from across the United States each month to observe...

2013-07-12 23:32:00

Dr. Jerald Wishner led a medical team that became the first in the Hudson Valley Region to perform a robot-assisted splenectomy. Westchester County, New York (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that Dr. Jerald Wishner led a New York hospital medical team that became the first in the Hudson Valley Region to perform a robot-assisted splenectomy. Dr. Wishner used a da Vinci Robotic Surgical System with high-definition 3D imaging to complete this highly...

2012-12-12 05:02:59

Gallbladder removal surgery can be avoided! BalancedHealthToday.com presents information on herbs and amino acids that can dissolve gallstones and rejuvenate the health of your gallbladder. Kahului, HI (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Gallbladder removal surgery, or cholecystectomy, is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the US. This surgery completely removes the gallbladder from the body. While the digestive system can function without the gallbladder, it is less effective....


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