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2014-07-03 11:00:28

University of California - San Diego Surgeons call for national safety measures to protect patients Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that the risk of patient harm increased two-fold in 2006 – the peak year that teaching hospitals nationwide embraced the pursuit of minimally invasive robotic surgery for prostate cancer. Results of the study are published in the July 2 online issue of JAMA Surgery. "This study looked at the stages...

2014-06-26 04:21:12

MT Services LLC informs plaintiffs on a receiving assistance in da Vinci Robot cases due to increasing number of litigations since the 2012 recall SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MT Services LLC, a lawsuit settlement news reporting company which operates lawsuitsettlementnews.com, announced this morning a focus on assisting plaintiffs of Monopolar Curved Scissors (MSC) and MSC Tips complications from Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci Robot Surgical Systems, to find the...

2014-06-24 23:17:07

Lorie Thomas, DO is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 NAPW honors Lorie Thomas, DO as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Thomas is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in healthcare. As the largest organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a...

2014-06-19 23:00:56

The growth of the global medical robotics market include growth in aging population, increase in the incidences of neurological and orthopedic disorders, and growth in demand for telemedicine. - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/medical-robotic-systems-market-2916860.html (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The “Medical Robots Market by Type (Surgical Robot, Rehabilitation Robotics, Telemedicine, Assistive Robots, Orthotics, Prosthetics, Radio Surgery, Exoskeleton) & Application...

2014-06-18 11:46:28

University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences Allows surgeons to check their egos at the digital door Surgical residents who received anonymous feedback from their peers through a social networking site on their robotic surgery skills improved more than those who did not receive any peer feedback on their procedures, UCLA researchers found. The study is the first to examine the use of social networking to facilitate peer review of surgical procedure videos, said senior...

2014-06-17 08:28:14

The ARTAS® Robotic Hair Transplant and ARTAS Hair Studio Bring Outcomes Into The Future SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Restoration Robotics, Inc., the global leader in robotic hair transplantation, will have William Yates, MD, present ARTAS Hair Studio(TM) and the ARTAS(®) Robotic System on Wednesday, June 18(th) from 2:00 pm - 3:00pm Tower Ballroom 1 during the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Meeting at The Bellagio Hotel. Dr. Yates, a Chicago area cosmetic surgeon,...

2014-06-15 23:02:21

World Laparoscopy Hospital invites all qualified surgeons, gynecologists, urologists and pediatric surgeons to take the next Laparoscopic Training Scholarship exam to be held on June 30, 2014. Gurgaon, NCR Delhi, India (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 World Laparoscopy Hospital is seen as a prestigious institution in research, training and treatment in the fields of laparoscopic and robotic surgeries. Every year, they offer 12 scholarships for all surgeons, gynecologists and others who want to learn...

2014-06-13 12:24:40

Robotic Surgery Pioneer, Bob Duggan Now Leading Innovative Biotech Company SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bob Duggan is again leading the way with innovation in the field of medicine. After pioneering the field of robotic surgery, he and his team at Pharmacyclics Inc. are now taking on cancer. They are experiencing major success in treating patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) and Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL), two types of blood cancer, with their...

2014-06-09 23:04:46

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for medical robotics and computer-assisted surgical (MRCAS) technologies is expected to grow to $4.6 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7%. Factors such as steadily aging global population and increasing demand for minimally invasive surgical procedures such as heart and orthopedic surgery are spurring significant opportunities in this market worldwide. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) June 09,...

2014-06-05 23:13:28

Single-Port Laparascopic Supracervical Hysterectomy is the procedure of choice when women are faced with needing their uterus removed. Women’s Excellence is one of few practices offering this minimally invasive option with an easier recovery. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 With a robotic procedure not available and now limited laparoscopic instrumentation to provide a minimally invasive hysterectomy procedure, many gynecologic physicians have resorted back to traditional...


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