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In what is believed to be a first-ever procedure, surgeons at Johns Hopkins have successfully removed a healthy donor kidney through a small incision in the back of the donorâ€™s vagina.
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MANHASSET, N.Y., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in medical history, the transplant surgical team at North Shore University Hospital has removed the kidney of a donor through a single incision just above the pubic bone.
By JESSICA FARGEN A state investigation into a surgery on the wrong part of a patient's body at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found that the operating room staff failed to perform a routine and crucial verbal safety check before the operation.
By Nirmala M Nagaraj Bangalore: Fifty-five-year-old Oyebamiji Mojisola Ester from Nigeria underwent a hip replacement surgery at the HOSMAT Arthritis and Joint Replacement Centre. Ester, who belongs to the Jehovah Witness Faith, refused to take blood from others.
By Held, Shari TECHNOLOGY CHANGES so rapidly that it is often difficult to know who is doing what and where. Here is our annual look at cutting- edge technology and techniques that help keep our Indiana hospitals among the leaders in health care.
A new surgical procedure at the Cleveland Clinic allows doctors to remove a kidney through a single incision in the bellybutton, reducing recovery time and leaving almost no scarring.
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Merck & Co., Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved INVANZÂ® (ertapenem), a once-daily injectable antibiotic, for the prophylaxis of surgical site infection (SSI) following elective colorectal surgery in adults.
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,...
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....