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2013-09-19 12:28:35

World's most experienced robotic surgeon to consult on neurosurgical robot MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Global intraoperative imaging company IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that Vipul Patel, M.D., of Florida Hospital Celebration Health, has joined the SYMBIS(TM) Surgical System Advisory Board.  Dr. Patel is the internationally recognized leader in the field of robotic surgery, with experience performing over 6,000...

2013-09-18 23:32:41

Dr. Jonathan Zaidan, MD, FACOG, recently partnered with Dr. Douglas Pugmire to perform a complicated oopherectomy and lysis of adhesions procedure via single port robotic surgery. This brand new technology has advanced the robotic surgery platform, making ‘minimally-invasive’ surgery even more minimally invasive. Lake Orion and Clarkston, Michigan (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Minimally invasive surgery just became even more minimally invasive. Specially-trained, robotic surgeons, Dr....

2013-09-18 20:21:01

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa, which features one of the nation's most comprehensive robotic surgery programs, has earned special recognition as the first Epicenter for Robotic Colorectal Surgery in West Central Florida. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130918/DC82684) The designation was offered by Intuitive Surgical, maker of the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System. To become an Epicenter, the program must include a...

2013-09-11 23:28:20

As Number of Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Lawsuits Grow, New Study Finds No Additional Benefit in Robotic Hysterectomy, Possibly Double Risk of Pneumonia. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The Da Vinci robotic surgery lawsuit lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced defective medical device law firm, are disturbed by the findings of a newly-published study which indicate that #robotic surgery hysterectomies do not offer any additional benefits for most women. According to a...

2013-09-10 08:29:36

HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the acquisition of the da Vinci Si Surgical System which will establish the hospital's first dedicated pediatric robotic surgery program. Dr. Chester Koh, an internationally recognized expert in minimally invasive surgery, will be leading the pediatric robotic surgery program at Texas Children's as he has been instrumental in developing cutting edge techniques with both the laparoscope and the...

2013-09-09 23:27:47

Between 2000 and 2010, Only 245 Da Vinci Robot Complications Were Reported to the FDA, A Number Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine Characterized as Very Low Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 The Da Vinci robotic surgery lawsuit lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced defective medical device law firm, are disturbed by the findings of a newly-published study which indicates that complications associated with the Da Vinci Surgical System could be vastly underreported....

2013-09-04 23:03:20

The Firm is currently investigating robotic surgery lawsuits on behalf of patients who sustained serious injuries allegedly associated with the da Vinci Surgical System. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 As robotic surgery lawsuit (http://www.davincisurgery-lawsuit.com) claims over injuries allegedly caused by the da Vinci Surgical system continue to be filed in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins...

2013-09-03 23:19:47

Increased Dexterity and Visualization for Improved Results and Convenience for Patients Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 K and B Surgical Center (http://www.kandbsurgicalcenter.com), a state-of-the-art medical facility with a variety of surgical specialties, announces the successful completion of the first robotic single incision inguinal hernia repair operation in an outpatient environment. The surgery, performed by Dr. Gregg Kai Nishi of K and B Surgical Center’s Institute...

2013-09-03 12:26:39

HOUSTON, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the addition of three new physicians to the pediatric urology team, which is ranked #1 in Texas by U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Chester Koh, Dr. Bruce Schlomer and Dr. Abhishek Seth have all joined Texas Children's Urology Division. This growth will allow for more convenient and expanded access to the expertise and care of patients with pediatric urologic diseases and disorders the...

2013-08-30 23:03:11

The Firm is currently investigating da Vinci robot lawsuits on behalf of alleged victims of robotic surgery complications allegedly associated with the da Vinci Surgical System. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Robotic surgery lawsuit (http://www.davincisurgery-lawsuit.com) claims involving the da Vinci Surgical System continue to move forward in courts throughout the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, Intuitive Surgical, the manufacturer of the...