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2014-05-07 16:27:52

Having successfully Pioneered Robotic Surgery, Robert "Bob" Duggan Is Giving Hope to Cancer Patients Through His Innovative Biotech Company SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Robert Duggan is at it again, this time leading the way with innovation in the field of cancer treatment. Duggan is CEO of Pharmacyclics Inc., a biotech company based in Sunnyvale, California. He and his team are experiencing major success in treating patients with Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL)...

2014-05-06 23:10:10

At Comprehensive Urology in Beverly Hills, urologists perform robotic-assisted prostate surgery, a method which has been shown to be more effective when treating prostate cancer. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A recent study from UCLA has found that robotic-assisted prostatectomy offers a number of advantages over traditional prostatectomy procedures. These benefits include a lower likelihood of patients needing additional treatment and fewer side effects than other prostate...

2014-04-29 23:19:53

See and Select’ Surgical Approach Revolutionizes Recovery Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 A new minimally invasive surgical approach, referred to as "see and select," allows the surgeon control over how many tiny incisions are needed - from 1-5- as he or she sits at the DaVinci Robotic Surgical System® console. This new advanced technological platform, called Single Site, ensures the fewest possible incisions, and in many cases, a single two-finger-width incision....

2014-04-28 23:08:06

The global medical robots market is segmented on the basis of products, applications, and geography. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/medical-robotic-systems-market-2916860.html (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The “Medical Robots Market by Type (Surgical Robot, Rehabilitation Robotics, Telemedicine, Assistive Robots, Orthotics, Prosthetics, Radio Surgery, Exoskeleton) & Application (Orthopedic, Neurology, Laparoscopy) - Global Forecasts to 2018” analyzes and studies the...

2014-04-28 23:00:50

Intuitive Surgical Inc., the maker of the da Vinci surgical robot, cut estimates for the number of surgical procedures expected to be performed with its robot system in the wake of a federal regulator warning concerning the risk of cancer spreading during uterine surgeries when power morcellators are used. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that,...

2014-04-25 23:05:59

Urologist at Comprehensive Urology Named Southern California Super Doctor by Los Angeles Magazine for 2014 Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Los Angeles urologist Kiarash Michel, MD, has been named one of Southern California’s Super Doctors for 2014, making it the fifth consecutive year he has been awarded the honor. “Being recognized as a Super Doctor is always an incredible honor, and this year is no exception,” says Dr. Michel. “I’m lucky to have such wonderful...

2014-04-24 16:30:02

FRISCO, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The surgical team at Centennial Medical Center, Frisco, TX is proud to provide patients with some of the most minimally invasive surgical options, including the single-incision, robotic-assisted procedure using the da Vinci(®) Surgical System. During a da Vinci(®) Single-Site((TM)) surgery, one tiny incision is made in the belly button, approximately one inch long, resulting in a virtually scar-free procedure. The Food and Drug...

2014-04-16 16:30:29

AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, April 16, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at St. David's North Austin Medical Center will become the first facility in the world to bring the benefits of the new da Vinci Xi Surgical System to patients. Within the first week, physicians will perform several different cancer procedures across three different specialties. The three specialties are colorectal, gynecologic and urologic oncology. "The use of...

2014-04-10 16:24:59

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nz6hz7/snake_robots) has announced the addition of a new report "Snake Robots Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nz6hz7/snake_robots ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Worldwide snake robot markets are poised to achieve significant growth as...

2014-04-07 12:33:40

Innovation allows surgeons to see behind arteries and other critical structures, enhancing accuracy and efficiency CLEVELAND, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Theater, LLC today launched their new Surgical Navigation Advanced Platform (SNAP), a product that integrates with operating room technology to provide advanced 3D capabilities and augmented reality, allowing surgeons to enhance their surgery performance. The SNAP provides neurosurgeons unique virtual-reality guidance to...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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