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2012-03-08 19:15:00

A surgical team at Beaumont Hospital, Troy performed Michigan´s first single-incision, robotic-assisted gallbladder removal surgery (laparoscopic cholecystectomy) on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Troy, Mich. (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 Scarless, Belly Button Gallbladder Surgery Is New Type of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy A surgical team at Beaumont Hospital, Troy performed Michigan´s first single-incision, robotic-assisted gallbladder removal surgery (laparoscopic cholecystectomy) on Wednesday,...

2011-11-15 19:21:57

Pneumonia – not a deep incision surgical site infection – is the most common serious infection after heart surgery, according to new research (Abstract 12247) presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2011. The study also revealed that most infections occur about two weeks after surgery, not one week as physicians previously thought. "It's not what we expected to find," said Michael A. Acker, M.D., the study's lead researcher and professor and chief...

2011-10-04 18:05:14

MU veterinarians offer innovative treatment for tracheal collapse Jack, a 12-year-old Yorkshire terrier, was lethargic and gasping for air when he arrived at the University of Missouri Veterinary Hospital. His tongue and gums were a bluish-purple. But, just one day following an innovative procedure, Jack bounced back to his former youthful exuberance. Jack was suffering from tracheal collapse. Tracheal collapse occurs when the cartilage comprising the c-shaped rings of the trachea...

2011-07-23 00:00:41

Recently Dr. Kaixuan Liu spoke about some of the new advances in spinal surgery an how they can seem like a dream come true. Dr. Liu explains how many patients are confused by the various claims: "Minimally invasive" surgery sounds great, but what, exactly, does it involve? Edison, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 To anyone suffering from chronic back pain, new advances in spinal surgery can seem like a dream come true. But many patients are confused by the various claims: "Minimally invasive"...

2011-07-02 02:25:21

Surgery and all its implications can be scary, especially so for pediatric patients and their parents who dread sometimes disfiguring scars. Now a UT Southwestern Medical Center urologist has developed a new "hidden" minimally invasive procedure that makes scarring virtually invisible yet is just as effective as more common surgical methods. "Currently used incisions, even with minimally invasive surgery, leave the child with up to three scars that are visible any time the abdomen is exposed....

2011-05-31 21:19:00

A facelift incision and robotics can help surgeons safely remove a portion of a diseased thyroid from some patients without the characteristic neck scar. Georgia Health Sciences University surgeons developed the technique utilizing the remote access capabilities of robots, experience gained from another no-neck-scar approach through the armpit and earlier success removing the largest salivary gland from the lower jaw region. "It is outpatient, it doesn't require a surgical drain and it has...

2011-05-24 07:39:38

(Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- When skin or organs are damaged, the body naturally wants to heal itself.  Since the body cannot re-create healthy skin or tissue, it puts together new fibers that are not as functional as the original tissue, but that serve as a protective, useful barrier. Researchers at Stanford University have developed a special wound dressing that they report was able to considerably reduce scar tissue caused by incisions. Results of animal tests and of an initial...


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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Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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