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2014-06-17 23:15:24

Dr. Navid Mootabar led a surgical team that completed a robot-assisted single incision laparoscopic hysterectomy. Known as Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS), Dr. Mootabar is among a small number of physicians trained in performing the daVinci robot-assisted hysterectomy procedure that enables him to remove a women’s uterus through a single one-inch incision. Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that Dr. Navid Mootabar led...

2014-06-15 23:02:21

World Laparoscopy Hospital invites all qualified surgeons, gynecologists, urologists and pediatric surgeons to take the next Laparoscopic Training Scholarship exam to be held on June 30, 2014. Gurgaon, NCR Delhi, India (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 World Laparoscopy Hospital is seen as a prestigious institution in research, training and treatment in the fields of laparoscopic and robotic surgeries. Every year, they offer 12 scholarships for all surgeons, gynecologists and others who want to learn...

2014-06-11 12:29:11

NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Firm continues its investigation of morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/), Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that several Florida hospitals have decided to suspend uterine morcellation procedures in light of their potential to spread uterine cancers. According to a report posted on TampaBay.com on June 7th, those hospital include Tampa General Hospital, BayCare Health System, the Florida Hospital System, Bayfront...

2014-06-10 16:27:08

-- Disruptive Surgical Stapler Allows Surgeons to Reach the "Five-Millimeter Barrier" to Take Minimally-Invasive Surgery to the Next Level -- REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Juan-Carlos Verdeja, M.D., F.A.C.S., completed a laparoscopic appendectomy procedure at South Miami Hospital in Florida with virtually no perceptible scar. Using the MicroCutter XCHANGE(®) 30, the world's first and only five-millimeter...

2014-06-06 20:21:52

Weight loss specialist Dr. Michael Feiz is known for his great skill performing delicate procedures, but there's more than surgical technique to effective weight loss surgery LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A lap band revision procedure requires a tremendous amount of expertise to pull off, but not all of the skills involved are necessarily what one would associate with a top surgeon. Yes, it is a delicate undertaking requiring tremendous dexterity, intelligence, and...

2014-06-05 23:13:28

Single-Port Laparascopic Supracervical Hysterectomy is the procedure of choice when women are faced with needing their uterus removed. Women’s Excellence is one of few practices offering this minimally invasive option with an easier recovery. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 With a robotic procedure not available and now limited laparoscopic instrumentation to provide a minimally invasive hysterectomy procedure, many gynecologic physicians have resorted back to traditional...

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...


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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