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2010-11-17 21:48:16

Imagine trying to cut by hand a perfect circle roughly one-third the size of a penny.

2010-10-21 00:00:40

TransEnterix SPIDER Surgical System Receives CE Mark Leading European surgeon uses platform for single-incision gall bladder removals, hernia repair Salzburg, Austria (Vocus) October 20, 2010 The TransEnterix SPIDER® Surgical System, an innovative platform that allows a surgeon to operate through a patient’s belly button, has received regulatory approval to market in the European Union.

2010-10-01 14:44:00

DALLAS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A stabbing pain in Cameron Giammalva's abdomen came on so suddenly one day during his freshman year of college that he and his friends mistook it for appendicitis. A trip to the emergency room proved his appendix was not the source.

2010-07-28 18:20:00

NORCROSS, Ga., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- MediPurpose® today announced the launch of its latest safety medical product, the babyLance(TM) heel incision device for infants. A complement to the company's vastly popular line of SurgiLance® safety lancets, babyLance(TM) is a safe, easy and effective solution for newborn heel incisions. "We are very excited about this latest addition to our blood collection medical product portfolio," said MediPurpose founder and CEO Patrick Yi.

2010-07-14 09:32:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for both male and female pelvic health, today announced results of a prospective, multi-center study on their market leading MiniArc Single-Incision Sling System for female stress urinary incontinence (SUI).

2010-06-28 15:03:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for both male and female pelvic health, today announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the MiniArc® Precise Single-Incision Sling System, a product for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI).

2010-06-01 00:00:00

LA CROSSE, Wis., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgeons at Gundersen Lutheran Heart Institute in La Crosse, Wis., are using an innovative technique, called minimally invasive coronary surgery (MICS), to perform multiple heart bypasses through a small incision.

2010-04-29 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's top plastic surgery professionals have gathered in Miami, FL this week to share the latest research and techniques at the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) 10th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery (April 28th - May 2nd).

2010-04-08 07:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cayenne Medical, Inc.

2009-11-24 17:56:35

Tulane University School of Medicine surgeon Dr. Emad Kandil is one of the first in the country to perform a new form of endoscopic surgery that uses a small incision under the arm to remove all or a portion of the thyroid or parathyroid glands without leaving a scar on the neck.

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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,...

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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