“We’re following a very well-known path across medicine in terms of innovating. (We are) working with clinicians, working with technicians and trying to find a better way of doing things,” he explained.
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Monteris Medical provides two reduced diameter mini-probes for its NeuroBlate System, a minimally invasive robotic laser thermotherapy tool. These new mini-probes have a reduced outer diameter of 2.2 mm.
Have you ever dreamed of taking fat from one area where you had a little too much, and transferring to somewhere you wanted a little more?
Since all infection prevention and control guidelines are evidence-based, it is important to stay up-to-date on safety and effectiveness data to protect healthcare personnel and their patients.
While traditionally emphysema has been treated medically, a surgical option, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), was introduced in 1993.
Now, Joseph and Jeff Dello Russo, a father and son team, are starting to research a new procedure that would eliminate the need for reading glasses.
The study points to the need to develop interventions that target and remediate these barriers to comprehensive epilepsy care for children.
Eighty percent of patients who undergo bariatric surgery, which involve procedures that either limit the amount of food that can be consumed or reduce food absorption, are female, despite equal rates of obesity among American men and women.
Imagine a hand-held electronic device that could reduce pain and discomfort for patients, and allow doctors the freedom to use less medications to complement anesthesia. Now reach in your pocket, because chances are you already own one.
Their idea was to use the Canady Hybrid Plasma Scalpel, which was released in 2011, to remove the tumors with the device that could simultaneously cut and coagulate body tissue. Then, with the new cold plasma tool, selectively target the cancer cells and spare normal tissue.
When educating medical students or residents to perform highly technical procedures, there is always a challenge to balance the educational mission with maintaining quality results and optimal patient care. Researchers took a look to see if there was a difference it patient outcomes depending on who performed the surgery.
While it is understandable that pathological and physiological factors influence a surgeon's choice of surgery for a particular patient, the results presented in this study suggest that physician discomfort with the operative complexities of a procedure may lead to selection of a technique associated with less favorable outcomes.
New evidence suggests that lung cancer surgery patients are at higher risk of developing venous thromboembolism, including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), than previously thought, with elevated risks of complications or death.
Weight loss is never easy, but it's important for overweight people with type 2 diabetes seeking to control their blood sugar levels and optimize their health.
The Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management will host its annual conference and exhibition from Aug. 9-12 in Indianapolis, Ind.
The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) will host its annual meeting and expo in New York, New York.