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2013-10-01 17:56:33

Mayo Clinic study examines costs following operating room and recovery improvement efforts The total hospital cost of mitral valve repair surgery — from the time a patient is admitted to the hospital until release — is similar, whether performed through small port incisions using robotic equipment or via the conventional open-chest method, a Mayo Clinic study of 370 patients found. Importantly, robotic surgeries were just as safe as conventional open procedures, but patients who...

2013-09-27 23:21:55

Texas Children’s Hospital welcomes Dr. Chester Koh, Dr. Bruce Schlomer and Dr. Abhishek Seth to it's #1 ranked pediatric urology team (U.S. News & World Report) in Texas. The expertise brought in by the new physicians will allow Texas Children's to expand its research and provide expanded care to patients with pediatric urologic diseases and disorders. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Texas Children’s Hospital is excited to announce the addition of three new...

2013-09-26 23:01:02

For the past decade, two top surgeons at the University of California at Irvine have worked with device maker Intuitive Surgical to promote its $2 million da Vinci surgical robot – doing so despite a lack of scientific evidence to support the robot’s safety or its ability to offer patients better results, the Orange County Register reports. Parker Waichman LLP responds. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the...

2013-09-24 23:32:54

Experienced Medical Device Executives Join Excelsius Surgical Board Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Excelsius Surgical, LLC today announced that it has named Dr. Fred Moll and Mr. Rich Grant to its Board of Directors. Excelsius Surgical is developing next generation surgical robotic technologies integrated with digital imaging for the spine, brain and other therapeutic markets. The addition of these experienced industry executives will provide strong leadership for the company as...

2013-09-23 23:33:05

Pennock unveils da Vinci® robotic surgical system during a Community Open House on Thursday, September 26, 2013, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Guests will be encouraged to test-drive the da Vinci robot in order to achieve a true first-hand experience! Hastings, Michigan (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Pennock Health Services is hosting an open house on Thursday, September 26, 2013 to unveil their new da Vinci surgical robot. The open house will take place from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Pennock...

2013-09-23 23:02:39

The Firm is evaluating da Vinci surgery lawsuits on behalf of patients who allegedly suffered surgical burns, torn blood vessels, organ perforations, and other da Vinci complications in procedures that involved the da Vinci Surgical System. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 As da Vinci robot lawsuits (http://www.davincirobotlawsuithelp.com/) involving the da Vinci Surgical System continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new report is...

2013-09-18 23:32:41

Dr. Jonathan Zaidan, MD, FACOG, recently partnered with Dr. Douglas Pugmire to perform a complicated oopherectomy and lysis of adhesions procedure via single port robotic surgery. This brand new technology has advanced the robotic surgery platform, making ‘minimally-invasive’ surgery even more minimally invasive. Lake Orion and Clarkston, Michigan (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Minimally invasive surgery just became even more minimally invasive. Specially-trained, robotic surgeons, Dr....

2013-09-16 23:03:04

Outpatient Robotic Surgery with Fewer Incisions and Greater Visualization Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 K and B Surgical Center (http://www.kandbsurgicalcenter.com), a state-of-the-art medical facility with a variety of surgical specialties, announces its debut of outpatient (or same day) robotic weight loss surgery for current and prospective patients in Los Angeles and throughout the nation. For decades, the standard of care was for a patient undergoing weight loss...


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