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Frost & Sullivan says, 'The MicroCam platform possesses the potential not only to redefine the economics of endoscopy in North America, but also to expand access to minimally invasive surgery for billions
18 US neurosurgeons from 9 leading institutions validate robot usability for final 510(k) submission deliverable MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc.
The company receives the 2014 Frost &Sullivan New Product Innovation Leadership Award for its novel tool that addresses complex challenges in healthcare delivery MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.,
Researchers are using computed tomography (CT) and 3-D printing technology to recreate life-size models of patients' heads to assist in face transplantation surgery
ANDOVER, Mass. and LITTLETON, Mass., Nov.
Patients who underwent bariatric procedures were 80% less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes in one recent study. LOS ANGELES, Nov.
A new personalized risk assessment calculator based on recently released data can help patients decide if a sleeve gastrectomy performed by Dr.
Not all hernias are created equal, but Dr. Shirin Towfigh knows how to treat them all. LOS ANGELES, Nov.
Surgeries performed by Dr. Michael Feiz and other top surgeons provide renewed hope for patients discouraged by their results. LOS ANGELES, Nov.
General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...
Endoluminal capsule monitoring is categorized as a non-invasive medical procedure used in diagnosing and monitoring the progression of abnormalities in the gastrointestinal system. Procedure Once the need is identified to monitor the gastrointestinal system and the patient has a working system, they will ingest a water-tight capsule that contains a miniaturized wireless radio transmitter. Once it is ingested, it sends signals to a radio receiver. The data is then processed and presented...
The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...
A laparoscopy is an invasive surgical procedure used in abdominal area but is much less invasive than the preceding methods. Small incisions are made in the abdomen or pelvic area in which the camera and tools are introduced to perform the surgery or inspect the area. The method before the laparoscopy involved cutting open the area completely with longer healing time and more complications. Although in the pediatric populations, abscesses have a tendency to form around the incision sites....
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