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2014-03-17 08:29:05

HOUSTON, March 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the arrival of Dr. Patricio Gargollo to the expanding urology team. With nearly a decade of pediatric urology experience, Gargollo has unique expertise in performing innovative pediatric robotic surgeries using the da Vinci Si Surgical System. He is one of the only pediatric urologists in the country with specialized and advanced fellowship training in minimally invasive and robotic...

2014-03-10 23:01:40

Dallas surgeon Dr. Dirk Rodriguez has completed training on a new robotic surgery system for use in obesity surgery. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Dallas-based obesity surgeon, Dr. Dirk Rodriguez, has recently completed training in robotic surgery for use in obesity surgery. Robotic surgery has many applications and is being used extensively for gynecology and urology operations. The success of robotic surgery in these fields has now spread to gallbladder, colon, hernia and bariatric...

2014-03-10 16:32:17

RICKMANSWORTH, England, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightpoint Medical announced today that the company and its surgical collaborators have received GBP1.7M ($2.8M) in grant funding from the UK's innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board. The grant funding will be used for clinical trials of Lightpoint's intra-operative imaging technology in breast cancer and prostate cancer surgery. Collaborators on the clinical trials include Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation...

2014-03-10 08:29:56

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minimally Invasive Devices, Inc., an Ohio-based, venture-backed medical device company that specializes in optimizing the surgeon's vision during laparoscopic surgery, today announced the commercial release of Robotic FloShield(TM), designed specifically to be compatible with the da Vinci Surgical System for robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery. "Hospitals invest millions of dollars in da Vinci robotic systems, but the accumulation of...

2014-02-10 23:02:54

CarePoint Health's $2.5 million investment brings state-of-the-art technology to Jersey City. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 At CarePoint Health - Christ Hospital, Dr. Daniel Smith, assisted by Dr. Nayel Helmy and supported by a specialized team of nurses, performed two pioneering robotic surgeries (a hysterectomy and the removal of a complex ovarian mass). Both patients are recovering well and were discharged from the hospital the following day. The surgeries represent a...

2014-01-30 23:02:32

Mount Sinai experts share tips for prostate cancer prevention and new advancements in treatment and detection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 230,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. Overall, the five-year survival rate is 100 percent for men with the disease confined to the prostate or nearby tissue. Expert Available for Interview: Ash Tewari,...

2013-10-31 23:25:37

David Samadi, MD, chair of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital, recently received the prestigious John Kingsley Lattimer Award from the Kidney & Urology Foundation of America. New York (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 David Samadi, MD, chair of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital, recently received the prestigious John Kingsley Lattimer Award from the Kidney & Urology Foundation of America. Dr. Samadi was honored for his outstanding leadership in urology, dedication and achievements in the field,...

2013-10-03 23:02:23

Ashutosh K. Tewari, MD, Named Director of Urology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Ashutosh K. Tewari, MB BS, one of the foremost leaders in robotic prostate surgery and prostate cancer research in the world, will serve as Chairman of The Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, effective October 15, 2013. “Dr. Tewari is a top-flight urologist and physician scientist of national and...


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