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2014-01-14 23:03:55

The Surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates are now using robotic surgical technology in the operative treatment of colon and rectal tumors, and certain benign colorectal conditions. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Robotic Colorectal surgery is a significant advance in today’s surgical care and is being used by the surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://www.lacolon.com). The surgeons believe that robot-assisted surgery is a...

2014-01-13 08:28:18

AirSeal System used in over 100,000 Minimally Invasive Surgical procedures MILFORD, Conn., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SurgiQuest, Inc., a leading provider of innovative access technologies for minimally invasive surgery (MIS), today reported that surgeons have successfully used the AirSeal® System in more than 100,000 procedures worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/NY44266LOGO) SurgiQuest's patented AirSeal® Access System optimizes the laparoscopic...

2014-01-13 08:28:11

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced it has appointed Liam Burns to the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing. "Liam has been working with Cardica for several years, and has helped us to establish relationships with key U.S. surgeons interested in the MicroCutter XCHANGE(TM) 30," said Bernard A. Hausen, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of Cardica. "As we begin our selective introduction of the MicroCutter XCHANGE...

2014-01-09 08:27:50

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced it obtained 510(k) clearance of the MicroCutter XCHANGE(TM) 30 device and blue staple cartridge for medium thickness tissue from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in multiple open or minimally-invasive surgical procedures for the transection, resection and/or creation of anastomoses in small and large intestine, as well as the transection of the appendix. The XCHANGE 30 is the...

2014-01-08 08:27:20

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encision Inc. (ECIA:PK), a medical device company owning patented surgical technology that prevents stray electrosurgical burns in minimally invasive surgery, announced today that it has filed a premarket notification under Section 510(k) with the FDA of its intent to market what has previously been described as an AEM® simplification product, and is now called the EndoShield(TM) Burn Protection System ("EndoShield") (trademark applied...

2014-01-07 08:31:11

MILFORD, Conn., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SurgiQuest, Inc. ("SurgiQuest", the "Company"), a leading provider of innovative access technologies for minimally invasive surgery, today announced that it will present at the 32(nd) Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, CA on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Tom Dugan, President and Chief Commercialization Officer, will make a formal presentation on the Company at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time at the Westin St. Francis...

2013-12-31 23:20:34

Bloomfield Weight Loss Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker now offers Weight Loss Surgery Seminar information on the website for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery. West Bloomfield, MI (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Bloomfield Weight Loss Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker now offers Weight Loss Surgery Seminar information on the website for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery. The Institute is quickly becoming the...

2013-12-30 23:01:55

The firm is currently offering da Vinci robot lawsuit evaluations to those who have suffered allegedly serious complications during robotic surgery procedures. (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 At least one study shows that medical outcomes of using a da Vinci surgical robot are often the same despite the robot surgery’s significantly greater costs, according to research featured in the January 2014 edition of Obstetrics & Gynecology journal. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which maintains...

2013-12-23 23:01:12

The Firm is investigating da Vinci lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious robotic surgery complications in procedures involving the da Vinci Surgical System. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 As da Vinci robot lawsuits (http://www.davincirobotlawsuithelp.com/ ) alleging serious injuries due to the da Vinci Surgical System continue to be filed, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that another study has been released that questions the costs and benefits of...

2013-12-19 10:47:52

Johns Hopkins study finds robotic colon surgery just as effective as laparoscopy but more expensive In a study of national data on colon surgery, Johns Hopkins researchers found that while patients who undergo either minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery or the high-tech robotic approach have similar outcomes, robotic surgery is significantly more expensive. The findings provide a counterpoint to the aggressive advertising used by some hospitals to tout benefits of the pricey new...


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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