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Latest Laparoscopic surgery Stories

2013-11-20 23:29:54

Leading accredited gynecologic surgeon, Dr. Seckin, releases a success story of a patient he treated who had endometriosis. He highlights the importance of early diagnosis with the disease. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Co-founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, Dr. Tamer Seckin, recently released a patient success story about Jessica, a woman who after years of leg pain, found relief through excision surgery to alleviate the pain of her endometriosis. Excision...

2013-11-19 23:33:46

A small French study finds that certain patients with peritoneal cancers like mesothelioma may have better outcomes with laparoscopic surgery than with a traditional open approach. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 New research published in the European Journal of Surgical Oncology and detailed by Surviving Mesothelioma suggests that patients with low-level cancers on the peritoneum (abdominal lining) spend less time in the hospital and have fewer complications when they have...

2013-11-20 00:21:16

SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Llama, Inc. (www.redllamainc.com) announced today that the SimPraxis® surgical simulation platform is now available on iOS and the SimPraxis Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Trainer was released to the Apple App Store. The Trainer can be purchased from the iTunes App Store on your computer or from the App Store app on your iPad. SimPraxis training modules provide a level of detailed surgical training unmatched outside of the operating room...

2013-11-14 23:25:42

Detroit Weight Loss Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker has released several informational weight loss videos on the website for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Detroit Weight Loss Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker has released several informational weight loss videos on the website for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery. The Institute was created to be the the most...

2013-11-13 12:28:07

CLEVELAND, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synapse Biomedical Inc. (www.synapsebiomedical.com) announced today it has received approval from the Health Canada for its NeuRx DPS® for ventilator-­dependent Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) patients who lack voluntary control of their diaphragms. With Health Canada approval, SCI patients throughout Canada can access this technology that was only previously available to clinical trial participants or through the Medical Devices Special Access...

2013-11-12 08:35:54

TEL AVIV, Israel, November 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LapSpace Medical [http://www.lapspacemedical.com ], an Israeli company developing a balloon retractor for laparoscopic surgery, recently completed an investment round. LapSpace, a portfolio company of Trendlines Medical (Misgav), [http://trendlines.com/medical ] licensed the technology patent from the Johns Hopkins University. Total investment in LapSpace is more than $1 million by private investors, Trendlines and the Chief...

2013-11-09 23:01:40

An ongoing study in the United States based in the University of Cincinnati shows that obesity surgery is safe for teenagers and has good results. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 An ongoing study in the United States based in the University of Cincinnati shows that obesity surgery is safe for teenagers and has good results. Read the study at http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/kids-health/230506551.html. The ongoing studies in North America have only looked at the lap band and...

2013-11-07 12:29:13

Patient testimonials illuminate the incredible difference in care women receive from hernia expert Dr. Shirin Towfigh at the Beverly Hills Hernia Center. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the Western United States, Dr. Shirin Towfigh of the Beverly Hills Hernia Center is the only surgeon who fully dedicates her work to treating abdominal wall hernias and hernia symptoms. Utilizing state-of-the-art techniques like laparoscopic hernia repair and other methods, Dr....

2013-11-07 12:29:09

CLEVELAND, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pelvic examinations are routinely performed for testing and evaluating various medical conditions including screening for cervical cancer and sexually transmitted diseases. Learning the female anatomy and how to conduct pelvic exams have posed a challenge due to the nature of the exam. Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical simulation, training and education products, is excited to introduce an advanced...

2013-11-05 23:01:55

The Firm is potential investigating da Vinci robot lawsuit claims on behalf of robotic surgery patients who allegedly suffered surgical burns, torn blood vessels, organ perforations, and other serious complications in surgical procedures involving the da Vinci Surgical System. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 As da Vinci robot lawsuit (http://www.badrobotsurgery.us/) filings continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes Intuitive Surgical, Inc.,...


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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