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2014-06-05 16:27:18

World's Only Articulating HD 3D Videoscope Advances Laparoscopy With Improved Speed, Accuracy and Precision CENTER VALLEY, Pa., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology leader in delivering innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today that its ENDOEYE FLEX 3D articulating videoscope received top honors as the Breakthrough Technology of the Year. The recognition, bestowed at the...

2014-06-04 08:30:50

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., June 4, 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 that Dr. Ajay Krishnan of the prestigious Stavya Spine Hospital and Research Center in India concluded after a comparative study in...

2014-05-23 23:03:24

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that power morcellators should not be used for minimally invasive hysterectomy or myomectomy because these tools can spread a hidden cancer, significantly worsening a patient's prognosis. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 California Woman Sues over Wolf Power Morcellator Used During Hysterectomy That Allegedly Spread Cancer in Her Body, Parker Waichman LLP Reports On April 17, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-05-23 08:24:19

MILFORD, Conn., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SurgiQuest, Inc. ("SurgiQuest", the "Company"), a leading provider of innovative access technologies for minimally invasive surgery (MIS), today announced that its AirSeal(®) System was highlighted on multiple occasions during the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association in Orlando, Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140113/NY44266LOGO Three live surgical procedures featuring AirSeal were broadcast before a...

2014-05-22 23:03:28

The Firm is investigating power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma or other cancers due to use of morcellation in laparoscopic hysterectomy and fibroid removal surgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 As it continues its investigation of morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/), Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new report which illustrates how awareness of the cancer risks...

2014-05-20 20:22:18

The popularity of weight loss solutions like lap band and sleeve gastrectomy has led many people to rely on the expertise of Dr. Feiz to explain their differences LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As obesity has become an increasingly serious issue in recent years, many people have come to call on lap band surgeon Michael Feiz, MD, FACS for bariatric procedures. Yet, upon their initial consultation at Dr. Feiz and Associates, some are surprised to find Dr. Feiz recommend sleeve...

2014-05-17 23:01:59

The Firm is evaluating morcellator cancer lawsuits on behalf of women who experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other uterine cancers, allegedly due to the use of power morcellators in laparoscopic hysterectomies and fibroid removal procedures. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 A Florida woman has become the most recent plaintiff to file a morcellator lawsuit (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/ ) that alleges the use of a power morcellator resulted in the spread of...

2014-05-16 23:08:45

The DrugNews Center is the largest source for prescription drug and medical device warnings, research and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugNews.net today. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The women’s health advocates at DrugNews.net are alerting women who have undergone hysterectomies or fibroid myomectomies of new information on the site about morcellation. A leading group has weighed in on the surgical devices, creating a disagreement with recent warnings from other experts*....

2014-05-15 08:33:08

Company Recognized for Game-Changing Technology in Science/Medicine CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions in Medical and Surgical Products, among other core businesses, announced today that the company has received Edison Awards for three of its "world's only" products: ENDOEYE FLEX 3D, THUNDERBEAT and the BF-190 Bronchoscope. All three products were recognized at the awards ceremony in the...

2014-05-11 23:02:00

As the FDA Warns against Power Morcellation Hysterectomies and Morcellation Lawsuits Are Filed; Alonso Krangle LLP Notes The Ongoing Debate of The Use of Power Morcellators. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 With new morcellation lawsuits being filed, there is a growing debate among doctors and patients involving a hysterectomy procedure utilizing power morcellators, a device commonly used in hysterectomies. As reported by CBS News, power morcellation surgeries can potentially spread...


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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