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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...

2014-03-06 16:27:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., March 6, 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, recently attended the 65(th) Southern Neurosurgical Society (SNS) Annual Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico from February 19-22, 2014. Misonix...

2014-03-04 23:27:38

Professor Liselotte Mettler from the University of Kiel and Professor Linda C. Giudice from the University of California, San Francisco will be the first two recipients of the Harry Reich Award on March 7th in New York City. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA), founded by Tamer Seckin, MD, and Padma Lakshmi, has established the Harry Reich Award in honor of Dr. Reich’s pioneering work in laparoscopic surgery and his lifetime commitment to...

2014-03-03 16:25:29

At The 72nd Annual Scientific Conference of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons FARMINGDALE, N.Y., March 3, 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, recently attended the 72(nd) Annual Scientific...

2014-02-27 08:29:53

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its MicroCutter XCHANGE(TM) 30 white cartridge for the stapling of thin tissue for use in multiple open or minimally-invasive surgical procedures for the transection, resection and/or creation of anastomoses in small and large intestine, as well as the transection of the appendix. In addition, Cardica...

2014-02-26 23:31:44

Hosted by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the annual meeting titled “Putting the Patient First: Promoting Innovation and Safety in the OR and Beyond,” will continue a long-standing tradition of strong didactic sessions by experts, combined with exploration of innovative technology and medical breakthroughs in the fields of general, upper GI, colorectal, endoscopic, robotic and minimally invasive surgery (MIS). Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February...

2014-02-26 20:21:43

Dr. Michael Feiz shows host Dr. Travis Stork how his innovative procedures gave a mother and two daughters a happier, healthier new life - all in a single afternoon! LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The February 24(th) episode of TV's "The Doctors" showed millions of viewers something truly extraordinary: the lives of a mother and two daughters being forever transformed, right before their eyes. Following a riveting gastric sleeve surgery video, leading weight loss...

2014-02-21 00:20:57

Crystal Colone entrusts the lives of herself and daughters Candra and Clarissa to bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz - all on the same day; the results are spectacular LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On a single day in 2013, renowned weight loss specialist Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. operated on mother Crystal Colone and her two daughters at Marina Del Rey Hospital, remaking three lives within the span of a few short hours. That amazing day will be documented on TV's "The...

2014-02-13 12:27:25

First 5mm classic stapler answers surgeons' calls for 'right-sized' instruments for use in pediatric surgery, other delicate procedures BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JustRight Surgical, a micro-laparoscopic medical device company devoted to miniaturizing surgical instrumentation, has received 510 (k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its JustRight(TM) 5mm Stapler. The stapler, the smallest classic stapler on the market, will be used by surgeons in...

2014-02-12 23:29:39

Dr. J. Kyle Mathews of Plano Urogynecology Associates Among 1 Percent to Receive Board Certification in Urogynecology Plano, TX (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Joining a handful of urogynecologists, Dallas’s Dr. J. Kyle Mathews is one of the first in the United States to receive board certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, also known as Urogynecology. A relatively new field of medicine, urogynecology is a subspecialty within Obstetrics and Gynecology and treats...


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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