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2011-06-30 10:30:00

DALLAS, Texas, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 'Lung Cancer Surgery Market (Devices & Treatment Outlook) - Trends & Challenges (2010 - 2015) [http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/lung-cancer-market-222.html " analyzes the lung cancer market by types of surgical procedures and surgical devices and studies the market dynamics of North America, Europe and ROW. Browse about 96 market data tables and in-depth TOC on Lung Cancer Surgery Market (Devices...

2011-02-23 00:35:01

Singapore, Feb 23, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - The National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) recently completed the first robotic-assisted lobectomy in Southeast Asia. For the very first time in the region, the diseased lobe of a lung was removed using a sophisticated robotic system - the Da Vinci Si Dual. This new development also made NHCS one of about 25 centres in the world to offer the robotic-assisted lobectomy surgery to its patients.The robotic arms with seven degree of movement can perform...

2010-05-28 17:55:16

There's debate about the best treatment approach for patients with certain stages of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), which accounts for about 80 percent of all lung cancers. Patients with early stages of NSCLC are typically treated with surgery, but those with stage IIIA present more of a challenge because they are such a diverse group. However, research from Fox Chase Cancer Center shows that patient's with stage IIIA NSCLC who receive surgery, lobectomy in particular, have increased...

2009-10-06 20:13:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Center for Cardiothoracic Surgery have performed countless successful Lung Cancer Surgeries for patients throughout Southern California. The diagnosis of lung cancer can be a daunting one. Swift, attached to a vital organ and responsible for more deaths than any other type of cancer, lung cancer is indeed a serious prognosis. In order for a patient to return to health, a number of different treatments are considered. The current...

2009-01-12 11:39:00

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Summa Health System recently became Northeast Ohio's first healthcare organization and one of only four in the nation to offer robotic lobectomy surgery for patients with lung cancer. Unlike a typical lobectomy, which requires the patient's chest to be cut open through an incision between the ribs, the robotic procedure, performed at Akron City Hospital, allows for the removal of an entire lobe of the lung through four small incisions in the chest....

2008-12-08 16:30:00

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Howard Kaufman, MD, medical director of the Huntington Hospital Cancer Center, performed the first single-port resection on a colorectal cancer patient in California last week. In a typical resection there are three ports involved in a minimally invasive procedure, or one long incision across the belly in an open procedure. Minimally invasive procedures usually offer shorter lengths of stay, less pain and quicker return to normal activities. Plus,...


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