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2014-04-02 12:31:18

Strong demand for minimally invasive ablative therapies results in four HIFU device sales in first quarter of 2014 CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SonaCare Medical, LLC, a leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, starts 2014 with strong first quarter device sales. SonaCare Medical sold two Sonablate® HIFU devices for the non-invasive treatment of prostate cancer in the international market and two Sonatherm® laparoscopic...

2014-04-01 23:23:02

BroadcastMed, Inc. announces the expansion of the BroadcastMed Network’s specialty specific clinical content with the launch of the OBGYN Channel. Farmington, CT (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 BroadcastMed, Inc. announces the expansion of the BroadcastMed Network’s specialty specific clinical content with the launch of the Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) Channel. The channel will offer open access to the latest obstetrics and gynecology procedures from world renowned physicians and...

2014-03-28 23:04:11

Dr. Raymond Leung and Healthpointe Team Up to Provide Unrivaled Care to Patients Suffering from Hernias Southern California (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Healthpointe is proud to announce the addition of hernia specialist Dr. Raymond Leung to their Colton and Perris locations. A hernia is a protrusion of an organ or tissue though an abnormal opening in the body. The most common type of hernia is the inguinal hernia, which is caused by a weak spot in the abdominal wall. Dr. Leung’s...

2014-03-20 23:32:30

Dr. John R. Miklos & Robert D. Moore of Atlanta, GA and Beverly Hills, CA are one of the rare teams in the world that perform this unique and minimally invasive operation which restores a vaginal canal to a patient who is born without. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Drs. Miklos and Moore, board certified female pelvic floor reconstructive surgeons of International Urogynecology Associates of Atlanta and Beverly Hills discuss their recent appearance on the nationally syndicated...

2014-03-13 12:29:33

Laparoscopic Penetration is Particularly High in China, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group TORONTO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that markets for laparoscopic devices in Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) will see rapid growth as rising per capital incomes and favorable demographic trends result in the increasing adoption of laparoscopy, which offers faster recovery, better cosmetic results and less postoperative pain compared to...

2014-03-11 16:26:37

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Juan-Carlos Verdeja, M.D., F.A.C.S., completed the first surgical procedure in the United States using the MicroCutter XCHANGE(TM) 30 cutting and stapling device at West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Florida on March 3, 2014. The MicroCutter XCHANGE 30 is the only articulating five millimeter surgical stapler available today. "The availability of the MicroCutter XCHANGE 30 in the U.S....

2014-03-10 23:01:40

Dallas surgeon Dr. Dirk Rodriguez has completed training on a new robotic surgery system for use in obesity surgery. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Dallas-based obesity surgeon, Dr. Dirk Rodriguez, has recently completed training in robotic surgery for use in obesity surgery. Robotic surgery has many applications and is being used extensively for gynecology and urology operations. The success of robotic surgery in these fields has now spread to gallbladder, colon, hernia and bariatric...

2014-03-10 08:29:56

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minimally Invasive Devices, Inc., an Ohio-based, venture-backed medical device company that specializes in optimizing the surgeon's vision during laparoscopic surgery, today announced the commercial release of Robotic FloShield(TM), designed specifically to be compatible with the da Vinci Surgical System for robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery. "Hospitals invest millions of dollars in da Vinci robotic systems, but the accumulation of...

2014-03-06 23:27:18

Children’s Urology is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its pediatric robotic assisted surgery program, the first and only of its kind in Central Texas. The Austin, Texas based-pediatric urology practice will commemorate the anniversary with the public in a Meet the Robot celebration on April 19 at the local children’s museum, Thinkery. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Children’s Urology is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its pediatric robotic assisted surgery program, the...

2014-03-06 23:02:28

Five years ago, SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery(TM), or FLS –the nation’s first ever hands-on skills test for performing minimally invasive surgery – became a requirement for board certification by the American Board of Surgery (ABS), the national certifying body for general surgeons and related specialists. FLS set the stage for FES, the Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery(TM), a new program created by SAGES to assess a surgeon's skill and knowledge in endoscopy - all...


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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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