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2012-05-16 11:09:25

Robot-assisted surgery has replaced another minimally invasive operation as the main procedure to treat kidney cancer while sparing part of the diseased organ, and with comparable results, according to a new research study by Henry Ford Hospital urologists. While the study shows that robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPD), available only since 2004, may also offer fewer complications than laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN), the researchers cautioned that available data did not allow...

2012-03-08 19:15:00

A surgical team at Beaumont Hospital, Troy performed Michigan´s first single-incision, robotic-assisted gallbladder removal surgery (laparoscopic cholecystectomy) on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Troy, Mich. (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 Scarless, Belly Button Gallbladder Surgery Is New Type of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy A surgical team at Beaumont Hospital, Troy performed Michigan´s first single-incision, robotic-assisted gallbladder removal surgery (laparoscopic cholecystectomy) on Wednesday,...


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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