Latest SILS Procedure Stories

2011-02-15 16:43:12

Millions of Americans, or 10 percent of the population, suffers from daily heartburn or other symptoms of reflux such as regurgitation, chronic cough, hoarseness and dental erosions.

2010-10-04 06:37:00

MISGAV, Israel, October 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyTouch Medical Ltd., a leading developer of laparoscopic soft tissue prosthetic placement technologies, announced today it will be exhibiting its lead product, PatchAssist(TM) at the American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress in Washington, DC this week. The American College of Surgeons (ACS) brings together thousands of surgeons and experts to provide a forum to advance surgeons' ongoing efforts to achieve the best...

2010-06-15 13:55:00

ATLANTA, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Covidien, a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions, will offer a hands-on experience for media professionals as it trains surgeons, residents and staff on Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) with its pioneering products and procedures when the company brings its mobile training center to Northside Hospital on June 17-18.

2009-06-08 10:54:00

Advances Trend Toward Less-Invasive Approaches PRINCETON, N.J., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Advancing the trend toward ever less invasive surgery, University Medical Center at Princeton (www.princetonhcs.org) is now performing laparoscopic surgery by way of a single incision through the belly button -- becoming one of a handful of centers in the Northeastern United States to offer the procedure. With virtually no visible scar, less pain and faster recovery time, "single port laparoscopic...

2009-05-20 07:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry-leading and renowned laparoscopic bariatric surgeon Dr. Adam Smith, of Fort Worth LAP-BAND(R), was recently selected by medical device manufacturers to introduce a new, no-scar surgical weight-loss option to the Tarrant County Region. Dr.

2009-01-29 09:00:00

Founder of Leader In LESS Instrumentation Is Selected for Industry Leader LESS Panel at Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Jan.

2008-12-23 18:07:01

Surgical techniques using a small, single point of entry, such as a navel, means far less pain and scarring, and far faster recovery, U.S.

2008-07-28 18:00:42

A gallbladder removal at a New York hospital without external incisions is being offered as a part of a research trial on the procedure, doctors said.

2008-06-16 09:01:18

Covidien (NYSE: COV, BSX: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced the launch of www.bariatrics4diabetes.com, an educational website focused on bariatric surgery as a treatment for Type 2 diabetes.

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