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Latest Laparoscopic surgery Stories

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...

2013-12-18 08:28:20

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Encision Inc. (ECIA:PK), a medical device company owning patented surgical technology that prevents stray electrosurgical burns in minimally invasive surgery, today announced the appointment of Greg Trudel as its new President and CEO. A proven manager with over 25 years of experience in the surgical devices marketplace, Mr. Trudel will assume his new duties at Encision on December 23. "Greg brings a legacy of success in the surgical...

2013-12-16 23:24:12

Dr. Jonathan Zaidan, MD, FACOG, founder and physician of Women’s Excellence in Lake Orion and Clarkston, Michigan, is the first surgeon in Michigan to use 3 mm laparoscopic instruments to perform select minimally invasive gynecological procedures. Dr. Zaidan is one of a handful of surgeons in the United States to use this new line of instruments from Karl Storz. Oakland County, Michigan (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Karl Storz recently trained a select group of veteran laparoscopic surgeons...

2013-12-10 23:01:45

The Firm is investigating da Vinci lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered serious robotic surgery complications, allegedly due to the da Vinci Surgical System. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 As Bernstein Liebhard LLP continues to investigate potential da Vinci robot lawsuits (http://www.davincirobotlawsuithelp.com) on behalf of robot surgery patients who were allegedly injured by the da Vinci Surgical System, the Firm notes that yet another study has raised questions...

2013-12-10 12:32:41

CLEVELAND, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical education and simulation training is pleased to announce having signed a collaboration agreement with I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (1(st) MSMU), the leading national medical higher educational institution in the Russian Federation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/529202-a) Over the past few years, MSMU has developed and validated a...

2013-12-08 23:01:36

Michigan Minimally Invasive Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker has released several informational pages regarding the most common types of hernias and their associated surgeries on the website for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery. West Bloomfield, MI (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 Michigan Minimally Invasive Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker has released several informational pages regarding the most common types of hernias and their associated surgeries on the...

2013-12-04 23:30:12

Duodenal Switch with Single Anastomosis is a NEW weight loss surgery procedure that improves the lives of patients with type 2 diabetes. DuodenalSwitchinMexico.com lead by Dr Castaneda explains. Guadalajara, Jalisco (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 DuodenalSwitchinMexico.com is the leading website for patients looking for weight loss surgery in Mexico, and the latest website published by leading bariatric surgeon Doctor Jose Antonio Castaneda. From December 2013, Dr Castaneda and his medical...

2013-12-04 23:30:07

Co-founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, Dr. Seckin, released a patient success story to highlight the importance of early discovery and awareness of endometriosis within the medical community. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Accredited gynecologic surgeon, Dr. Tamer Seckin recently released a patient testimonial about Angela, a woman who went through a decade of pain without proper diagnosis until she met Dr. Seckin, who performed a triple bowel resection on...

2013-12-02 12:25:31

Hospital Successfully Modernizes the Surgery Experience for Patients, Using Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques for Hysterectomies on More Than 90% of Patients BALTIMORE, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery (AIMIS) has named Saint Agnes Hospital the state of Maryland's first-ever center of excellence (COE) in women's health due to the hospital's record performing minimally invasive surgeries. Saint Agnes is now one of only...

2013-11-22 23:23:59

Mayo Clinic trained surgeon Dr. Garrett Peel brings innovative practice to Southeast Harris County. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Victory Healthcare welcomes the Previty Clinic for Surgical Care to its East Houston hospital. Previty Clinic provides the latest innovative procedures in general, advanced laparoscopic, acute care and cancer surgery. Previty Clinic’s team of highly trained and specialized physicians will practice at the Victory facility located on I-10 in East...


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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