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Latest Cholecystectomy Stories

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...

2013-12-09 16:26:51

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Mark Kirk underwent gall bladder surgery this morning at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. According to Kim Sobinsky, MD, FACS, a Northwestern Medicine general surgeon at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, "Senator Mark Kirk underwent a laparascopic cholecystectomy, which is a minimally invasive procedure to remove the gall bladder. The procedure took 30 minutes and went as planned without any complications."...

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...

2013-01-14 02:29:43

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the United States market for laparoscopic devices will grow moderately, reaching a value of $3.59 billion by 2017. Growth will come largely from expanding procedure volumes, as the demand for minimally invasive techniques continues to grow. Direct energy, hand assist and single-port devices will grow most quickly. (Logo:...

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....

Operating Room Distractions Cause Young Surgeons To Make Major Surgical Mistakes
2012-11-30 11:05:37

Oregon State University A study has found that young, less-experienced surgeons made major surgical mistakes almost half the time during a “simulated” gall bladder removal when they were distracted by noises, questions, conversation or other commotion in the operating room. In this analysis, eight out of 18, or 44 percent of surgical residents made serious errors, particularly when they were being tested in the afternoon. By comparison, only one surgeon made a mistake when...

2012-10-29 11:25:52

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The most comprehensive robotic surgery program in the Tampa Bay area now offers the latest in minimally-invasive procedures: the ability to remove a gallbladder through just one small incision in the bellybutton. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121029/DC01900 ) Dr. David F. Echevarria performed the first single site robotic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal) last week at St. Joseph's Hospital's Advanced Center for...

2012-10-01 10:26:16

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. and SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus announces the availability of a revolutionary surgical system allowing surgeons to remove the gallbladder through the belly button using a single incision of only 12-15mm in size - a solution only Olympus is offering at this time. This one-of-a-kind system, developed over a five year period, will better enable Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery (LESS) and encourage a wider spread adoption of using a single...