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2014-06-17 23:15:24

Dr. Navid Mootabar led a surgical team that completed a robot-assisted single incision laparoscopic hysterectomy. Known as Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS), Dr. Mootabar is among a small number of physicians trained in performing the daVinci robot-assisted hysterectomy procedure that enables him to remove a women’s uterus through a single one-inch incision. Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that Dr. Navid Mootabar led...

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....

2014-04-24 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...

2014-01-30 23:00:41

Gum recession can be improved through the pinhole surgical technique available from LN Periodontics for patients in Louisville, KY seeking improved dental health in 2014. The pinhole surgical technique is a suture and incision-free gum recession procedure that utilizes specially designed instruments to gently loosen the gum tissue and move it to cover the receded part of the tooth. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 This New Year, resolve to take care of gum recession by visiting Dr....

2013-12-17 23:24:25

Northern Westchester Hospital Designated a Case Observation Center for Advanced Single-Incision Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has been designated a Case Observation Center for robot-assisted surgery by Intuitive Surgical, maker of the da Vinci robotic surgical system. As a certified training site, NWH will host visiting surgeons from across the United States each month to observe...

2013-11-06 13:47:01

The pain caused by a surgical incision may contribute to the risk of postoperative cognitive dysfunction, a sometimes transient impairment in learning and memory that affects a small but significant number of patients in the days following a surgical procedure. An animal study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers, appearing in the November 6 Journal of Neuroscience, also identifies a probable mechanism for pain-induced cognitive impairment, suggesting pathways that may be...

2013-10-25 23:04:48

Following extensive review of post-operative results in secondary rhinoplasty patients, a new paper in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery demonstrates that secondary scar placement can be considered and selected independently of the primary scar location. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Dallas cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, along with a team of medical students, performed an in-depth, retroactive review of 100 cases of revision rhinoplasty performed by Dr. Rohrich. The...

2013-10-10 23:27:33

Birmingham, Alabama, plastic surgeon, Dr. Grady Core, has his latest paper on lateral access re-contouring of the lower eyelid in the prestigious medical publication, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Lower eyelid blepharoplasty is a complicated procedure and one that is fraught with potentially serious and disfiguring complications. In fact, when Hollywood stars have “bad” plastic surgery, it is usually the lower eyelids that are the...

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....

2013-08-26 23:22:49

Recent technological advancements in robotic surgery provide unparalleled precision, dexterity and control that enable minimally invasive single incision surgery (surgery performed through one small incision in the belly-button) to occur with many complex surgical procedures. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 K and B Surgical Center (http://www.kandbsurgicalcenter.com), a state-of-the-art outpatient medical facility with a variety of surgical specialties, announces the addition of...


Latest incision Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

Laparoscopy
2013-03-04 09:24:55

A laparoscopy is an invasive surgical procedure used in abdominal area but is much less invasive than the preceding methods. Small incisions are made in the abdomen or pelvic area in which the camera and tools are introduced to perform the surgery or inspect the area. The method before the laparoscopy involved cutting open the area completely with longer healing time and more complications. Although in the pediatric populations, abscesses have a tendency to form around the incision sites....

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