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Latest Laparoscopic surgery Stories

2013-09-03 23:20:38

Latest Advancements in Weight Loss Surgery at Advanced Surgical Associates Demonstrates Results San Jose, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Dr. Thomas J. Hirai of Advanced Surgical Associates announced today that patient, Michelle Maes, is no longer a victim of the obesity epidemic plaguing this country, because of the latest advancements in bariatric surgery. — especially for those who have not experienced long-term weight loss success through other means. Weight loss can be achieved...

2013-09-03 23:19:47

Increased Dexterity and Visualization for Improved Results and Convenience for Patients Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 K and B Surgical Center (http://www.kandbsurgicalcenter.com), a state-of-the-art medical facility with a variety of surgical specialties, announces the successful completion of the first robotic single incision inguinal hernia repair operation in an outpatient environment. The surgery, performed by Dr. Gregg Kai Nishi of K and B Surgical Center’s Institute...

2013-08-28 23:18:46

Minimally invasive surgeries, such as laparoscopic hernia, endoscopy or knee repair, have grown in popularity due to their ability to limit patient trauma and hospital stay time, according to the latest report by Kalorama Information. The medical market research publisher said this has boosted the worldwide market for devices used in these procedures, valued at $27.0 billion in 2012. This is an increase of 5.4% over $24.2 billion estimated for 2010. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2013...

2013-08-26 23:23:45

Stephen G. Pereira, M.D. and Associates, one of the Northeast’s premier Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery-focused practices announced today that Dr. Adam Rosenstock, a board certified surgeon, has recently joined the group. Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Dr. Rosenstock attended Washington University in St. Louis, where he was awarded BA, attained his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine and completed the General Surgery Residency Program at North Shore/Long...

2013-08-26 12:25:43

Surgical oncologists are now using laparoscopic procedure to remove lymph nodes, cutting chance of infection and reducing recovery time in half CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --At first, Krista Easom figured the little red bump on her foot was nothing more than a blister. It didn't hurt, but after a couple months, it didn't go away either. She booked an appointment with a dermatologist to have it removed. She wasn't worried. Easom, a 24-year-old law school...

2013-08-22 23:19:52

Internationally renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Jose A. Castaneda has performed thousands of weight loss surgeries laparoscopically; just last month, he performed a delicate weight loss intervention. Jalisco, Mexico (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Gene Field is a 44 year old Canadian man who has lived trapped in his body suffering with extreme obesity for several years, reaching more than 450 pounds in weight and completely invalidating him to lead a normal life. His situation was extreme and as...

2013-08-16 08:23:53

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that it filed regulatory documents with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for marketing clearance of the MicroCutter XCHANGE(TM) 30, a cutting and stapling device designed to be used in multiple open and minimally invasive surgical procedures. The XCHANGE 30 has a cross-sectional area six times smaller than conventional surgical staplers and articulates up to 80 degrees in each...

2013-08-14 16:25:55

Dr. Shirin Towfigh is the only surgeon in the Western U.S. whose practice is 100% dedicated to treating hernias of the abdominal wall and their complications. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Although hernia symptoms can vary greatly, hernias are always extremely unpleasant. They're not only painful, but also patients are often unsure of exactly what is happening to their body, which can be extremely distressing. Beverly Hills Hernia Center is the place hernia surgery Los...

2013-08-14 08:29:10

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Encision Inc. (ECIA:PK). According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS"), hospitals must now focus on reducing laparoscopic surgical complications, including lacerations and accidental punctures, or face penalties. Half of all unintended punctures and lacerations during laparoscopic monopolar surgery are caused by stray electrosurgical energy and half are caused by mechanical perforation. Stray energy burns alone have...

2013-08-12 08:29:02

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and TOKYO, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) and Century Medical, Inc. today announced that Century Medical filed for regulatory approval of Cardica's MicroCutter XCHANGE(TM) 30 cutting and stapling cartridge in Japan. The submission to the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) includes design, validation and verification data for the MicroCutter XCHANGE 30 cartridges. The XCHANGE 30 cartridges are used together with the...


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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