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2014-05-07 08:32:02

DETROIT, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors with the Head and Neck Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center are using Google Glass to enhance communication following a patient's surgery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO Google Glass is a hands-free, eyewear device that facilitates communication and interaction within the wearer's surroundings. The device combines a computerized central processing unit with a...

2014-04-08 16:23:33

Future applications could include treatment for disfigurement after radical cancer surgery HAIFA, Israel, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A breakthrough could speed recovery and limit disfigurement for patients who have suffered large soft tissue trauma - as occurs with serious injury or cancer surgery. By biomedically engineering a muscle flap that includes a patient's own blood vessels, the team created tissue that could be transferred to other parts of the body along...

2012-09-08 23:02:34

Using a novel surgical approach, it´s possible to rebuild a functional lower jaw and mouth, and preserve a patient´s ability to eat and speak after removing an invasive facial tumor, according to a new report from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Using a novel surgical approach, it´s possible to rebuild a functional lower jaw and mouth, and preserve a patient´s ability to eat and speak after removing an invasive facial tumor,...

2011-03-17 09:28:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading breast reconstruction surgeons Frank J. DellaCroce, M.D., FACS, Scott K. Sullivan, M.D., FACS, and Chris Trahan, M.D., have recently published their groundbreaking work and pioneering description of a new technique that allows for women historically considered too thin for breast reconstruction with their own tissue to undergo their procedure with high success rates. The manuscript, "Stacked Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap...

2010-10-12 07:00:00

PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectros, developer and manufacturer of the T-Stat VLS Tissue Oximeter announces its success in the reconstructive plastic surgery market. Spectros has begun to see great interest in their VLS white light technology in the reconstructive plastic surgery market. The T-Stat can be easily used to monitor free flaps post operatively. The concept is not new to the market, however T-Stat's patented VLS white light technology is. T-Stat's...

2009-07-14 10:44:53

Plastic surgeons are turning to mathematics to take the guesswork out of efforts to ensure that live tissue segments that are selected to restore damaged body parts will have enough blood and oxygen to survive the surgical transfer.In the world's first published mathematical model of tissue transfer, mathematicians have shown that they can use differential equations to determine which tissue segments selected for transfer from one part of the body to another location on the same body will...


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