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2013-05-08 13:05:15

Robot-assisted surgery to remove kidney cancers has seen a rapid increase in use, and has both replaced and proven safer than laparoscopic procedures for the same purpose, according to a study by the Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. However, the study also shows that robotic partial nephrectomy (RPN) — while resulting in fewer complications than both open (OPN) and laparoscopic (LPN) removal of cancerous kidney tissue — also involves more...

2013-05-06 20:31:13

The volume of cases performed at an institution each year has a direct effect on the outcome of surgical procedures, and should always be considered when looking at the benefits of a technique, according to a team of researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Those conclusions will be presented May 5 at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association in San Diego. The starting point of the study was the rapid increase in the use of surgical robots to assist in radical...

2013-03-27 23:03:06

While the number of people — especially women — who have a minimally invasive procedure to remove kidney stones has risen in recent years, so has the rate of complications related to the surgery, according to a published study by Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 While the number of people — especially women — who have a minimally invasive procedure to remove kidney stones has risen in recent years, so has the rate of complications related to...

2013-01-14 23:04:14

Wright & Schulte LLC Investigating Da Vinci Robot Lawsuits On Behalf of Individuals who Suffered Serious Injuries, Including Burns and Tears to Organs and Blood Vessels, Allegedly as a Result of Robotic Surgery Procedures Involving the Da Vinci Surgical System. Columbus OH (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, a leading defective medical device injury law firm, and leading Ohio personal injury law firm, is investigating potential Da Vinci Surgical Robot lawsuits on behalf...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.