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2014-07-23 23:03:16

Surgeons at Christ Hospital operate using the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System. Investment in innovation brings state-of-the-art technology to Jersey City. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that Christ Hospital is the first hospital in New Jersey to receive the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System, the latest and most advanced robotics platform in the da Vinci series. This 4th generation robotic platform is a technological leap and a...

2014-07-18 23:04:07

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Computer Assisted Surgical (CAS) Systems” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets. The soon to be released report identifies improvements in reliability of CAS technologies, favorable demographic trends, and growing popularity of minimally invasive surgeries as primary growth drivers in the market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is pleased to...

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...

2014-07-16 23:04:27

The increasing number of minimally invasive surgical procedures performed is driving the demand for seamless digital integration in the operating rooms,reported in iData Research Global Markets for Video, High – Tech and Integrated Operating Room Equipment Report. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 According to a new report series by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research the total U.S. and European Markets for...

2014-07-08 23:01:36

Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo found that cognitive assessment of surgeons during robot-assisted procedures can effectively a surgeon's expertise level and may be a valuable element to incorporate into robotic surgery training. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 What clues might brain metrics hold about the skill levels of surgeons who perform robot-assisted surgeries? Looking for better ways to assess the proficiency of surgeons performing...

2014-07-08 08:32:06

New Jersey CyberKnife physicians part of nationwide group analyzing value of RSSearch Registry TOMS RIVER, N.J., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians at New Jersey CyberKnife, a service of Community Medical Center, are part of a group of cancer specialists around the U.S. that have analyzed patient data collected through the RSSearch Registry. The group has confirmed cancer centers participating in the registry are following established guidelines for stereotactic body radiation...

2014-07-03 11:00:28

University of California - San Diego Surgeons call for national safety measures to protect patients Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that the risk of patient harm increased two-fold in 2006 – the peak year that teaching hospitals nationwide embraced the pursuit of minimally invasive robotic surgery for prostate cancer. Results of the study are published in the July 2 online issue of JAMA Surgery. "This study looked at the stages...

2014-06-30 16:26:11

Technology provides surgeons with advanced imaging and augmented reality capabilities in the operating room CLEVELAND, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Theater, LLC today received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance on the recently launched Surgical Navigation Advanced Platform (SNAP). The SNAP integrates with operating room technology to provide advanced 3D capabilities and augmented reality, allowing surgeons to enhance their surgery performance and "see what can't...

2014-06-24 23:17:07

Lorie Thomas, DO is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 NAPW honors Lorie Thomas, DO as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Thomas is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in healthcare. As the largest organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a...

2014-06-23 12:28:43

Innovative technology integrates flight simulation technology with brain surgery; allows surgeons to see what couldn't be seen CLEVELAND, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Theater's advanced 3-D imaging technology will be showcased by The Mount Sinai Hospital at the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 24-July 3 in Aspen, Colorado. The Festival, a gathering of the most innovative, forward thinking minds, provides the opportunity for attendees to experience first-hand groundbreaking...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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