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2014-04-24 08:34:26

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Radu Pescarus, M.D., Foregut Fellow in the Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Division of Providence Portland Medical Center, presented a poster detailing the pre-clinical use of the MicroCutter(®) XCHANGE 30 surgical stapling device in cutting-edge gastrointestinal surgical procedures including endoscopic assisted trans-gastric and trans-anal full thickness...

2014-04-18 23:02:14

In Wake of Morcellation Lawsuit FDA Calls For Termination of Procedures Using Laparoscopic Power Morcellation That Allegedgly Causes Leiomyosarcoma, reports Alonso Krangle LLP New York, NY (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned Thursday against using laparoscopic power morcellation during gynecological surgeries on women because the procedure can potential cause the spread uterine cancer in the abdomen and pelvis. The FDA estimates that one in 350 women...

2014-04-16 16:27:08

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Laparoscopic Devices Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/global_laparoscopic_devices_industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Laparoscopic Devices in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric...

2014-04-14 23:12:28

An MOU is intended to provide the best training and certification in minimal access surgery. New Delhi, India (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Ayushman Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (AyILS) at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi and Trans Asia Educational Consultants Private limited, New Delhi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The overarching objectives of the agreement are to provide the best training and certification in minimal access...

2014-04-09 23:30:23

New Jersey Bariatric surgeon Glenn Forrester reports childcare needs, few vacation days and financial consequences of loss of work drives patients concerns about recovery time. Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 After more than 2,000 bariatric surgeries in the past 10 years, surgeons at the New Jersey Bariatric Center still find recovery time is a top concern for Gastric Bypass, LAP-BAND and Gastric Sleeve patients preparing for life immediately after surgery. The question of how...

2014-04-07 23:03:31

When medication and non-invasive procedures are unable to relieve symptoms, robotic surgery is an effective, minimally invasive treatment alternative for a range of gynecologic conditions. Dr. Ulas Bozdogan's new practice website http://www.NJwomenscare.com will serve to inform patients as well as the medical community about less invasive surgical options for many women facing gynecologic surgery. Hackensack, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Dr. Ulas Bozdogan, a Hackensack, NJ-based...

2014-04-07 12:33:15

NYON, Switzerland, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RADistribution [http://www.radistribution.com ]'s (http://www.radistribution.com) portfolio of urology, paediatric urology, OB/GYN and general surgery medical devices has been further strengthened with the addition of two key products from Quanta System [http://www.quantasystem.com ] (http://www.quantasystem.com), a world leader in both own-brand and OEM laser technology products. (Logo:...

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...


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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