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2014-10-21 08:33:50

-- Provides Greater Control in Confined and Deeply Recessed Areas during Surgical Procedures -- REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced the availability of the curved tip cartridge for its MicroCutter XCHANGE(®) 30 surgical stapling device. This cartridge has a curved atraumatic tip at the distal end which is designed to facilitate placement of the stapler on selected tissues. Cardica is currently offering the cartridge...

2014-10-20 12:29:46

Medically-diagnosed as obese, weight loss clinic surgeon Dr. Sheih was able to successfully perform bariatric surgery on the teenagers. FORT MYERS, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Fort Myers teenage sisters, medically diagnosed as severely overweight, have successfully undergone adolescent bariatric surgery at Surgical Healing Arts Center in Ft. Myers. Moses K. Shieh, D.O., founder and one of two bariatric surgeons at the weight-loss clinic and bariatric surgery center,...

2014-10-15 08:30:35

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that it will release financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended September 30, 2014, on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, after the markets close. Cardica's management will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results and provide an update on the company's business. Conference Call DetailsTo access the live conference call on November 4, 2014, at...

2014-10-10 16:24:30

- To be presented at the American Anesthesiology(TM) 2014 Conference NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced that preoperative intravenous ibuprofen improved overall quality of recovery in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery. These results will be presented at the American Anesthesiology 2014 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana....

2014-10-10 12:24:57

DUBLIN, Ireland, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h4s7kv/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Laparoscopic Devices Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h4s7kv/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique performed with the assistance of a video camera and...

2014-10-08 23:10:35

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Robotic Surgery Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 One of the many revolutionary developments in the field of medical science has been the development of next generation robot assisted surgical devices and other related technologically advanced equipment that have made significant contribution to the very existence of human race. A surgical robot is a computer-controlled device...

2014-10-07 12:31:57

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced today the appointment of Patrick McBrayer to the Company's Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. McBrayer succeeds Howard...

2014-10-02 08:30:06

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is launching an initiative focused on identifying women who had a what is called a laparoscopic power morecellation treatment done, that ending up causing their uterine cancer to actually spread. For more information, potential victims are urged to contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.Com Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141001/149710 Photo -...

2014-09-30 08:32:20

MISGAV, Israel, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LapSpace Medical [http://www.lapspacemedical.com/default.asp ], a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group [http://trendlines.com ], announced it completed a series of successful procedures, utilizing its inflatable laparoscopic retractor, on patients in the United States and India. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/666259-a ) The surgeries were performed by Dr. Bruce Ramshaw and Dr. Surendra...

2014-09-29 08:31:09

-- Features Improved Jaw Strength and Stability - REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced the introduction of a newly enhanced version of the MicroCutter XCHANGE® 30 surgical stapler, with the ability to clamp thicker tissue during a variety of surgical procedures. The XCHANGE 30 is the world's first and only five-millimeter surgical stapler that articulates to 80 degrees. "The recent modifications to the MicroCutter...


Latest Laparoscopic surgery Reference Libraries

General Surgery
2013-04-30 10:15:33

General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...

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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