Latest Laparoscopic surgery Stories

2013-10-10 11:41:02

University of Michigan Health System study shows wide variation in surgeons' skills Video ratings data of surgeons' operating skills successfully predicted whether patients would suffer complications after they leave the operating room, according to a University of Michigan Health System study. The study assessed the relationship between the technical skill of 20 bariatric surgeons and post-surgery complications in 10,343 patients undergoing common, but complex laparoscopic gastric...

2013-10-08 13:40:09

However, surgeons find that appendectomy costs $419 more on the weekend Patients who undergo surgical removal of the appendix on a weekend do not experience more postoperative complications than those who undergo the same operation on weekdays, but they do pay slightly more in hospital charges, a new national study finds. Results were presented during a scientific poster session at the 2013 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. Prior studies have shown higher rates of...

2013-10-02 23:26:11

Michigan Minimally Invasive Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker launched a new website for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery. The website, MichiganSurgery.com, was created to be a resource to help people understand what laparoscopy is and why minimally invasive surgery is the best choice for certain surgical procedures. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Michigan Minimally Invasive Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker launched a new website for the Michigan...

2013-10-01 23:20:55

Sally Jaffe traveled from Florida (USA) to Mexico to be attended by Dr. Jose A Castaneda Cruz, a leading expert on laparoscopic surgery, internationally recognized for successfully carrying out weight loss surgeries and treatment of diabetes mellitus. Guadalajara, Jalisco (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 “Diabetes is part of a group of metabolic illnesses that is characterized by hyperglycemia, taking place by defects in insulin secretion in the actions of the same one or in both,” says Dr...

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...

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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