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In Utero Surgery Performed On Boy 12 Weeks Before Birth

March 14, 2013 9:52 am | by YouTube Videos Comments

Little Colby Boudreaux is moving his legs and feet. While this is something most parents take for granted, for Colby it's remarkable. He underwent a life-changing surgery at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans to correct the myelomeningocele birth defect, the most serious form of spina bifida... 12 weeks before he was born.


Study: Ovarian Cancer Care Often 'Substandard'

March 14, 2013 9:46 am | by NBC News Videos Comments

Doctors say two out of every three women who are diagnosed with ovarian cancer are not receiving proper treatment. Ovarian cancer specialist Dr. Karen Lu calls this trend "disturbing." What does this say about the surgical procedures being done to treat the disease?

Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery

March 7, 2013 11:16 am Videos Comments

Dr. Christopher Duma discusses the developing environment of minimally invasive approaches to brain surgery, some of which can be performed as outpatient procedures.


The 2013 Pink Glove Dance From AORN

March 7, 2013 11:10 am Videos Comments

On March 4, 2013, at 6:00 in the morning, more than 1,100 operating room nurses participated in a special Pink Glove Dance in San Diego, CA at Medline's 8th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Breakfast.


The Harlem Shake - OR Style

March 7, 2013 10:56 am Videos Comments

Penrose Hospital, part of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, is a 522-bed acute care facility in Colorado Springs ... that evidently allows penguins and chickens in their OR.

Hybrid OR At The Cleveland Clinic

March 7, 2013 10:41 am Videos Comments

Cleveland Clinic feels their Hybrid Operating Room give surgeons the flexibility to tailor procedures to best fit each patient, leadsing to less invasiver procedures and better clinical outcomes.


Kinecting In The OR

March 7, 2013 10:25 am Videos Comments

A hands-on lookat how the capabilities of the Kinect gaming system could be utilized in the operating room.


Elective Procedures Are On The Rise

February 28, 2013 11:11 am | by NBC News Videos Comments

Cosmetic surgery is becoming increasingly prevalent in recent times due to its widespread acceptance in society and an improved economy that allows various elective procedures to be more affordable.


MIS Surgery As A Tool To Fight Osteoporosis

February 28, 2013 10:51 am | by YouTube Videos Comments

There have been a number of advancements in the area of minimally-invasive surgery that have allowed for those types of procedures to be used to deal with fractures associated with osteoporosis.


Teen Musician's Hearing Saved By Complex Surgery

February 28, 2013 10:35 am | by YouTube Videos Comments

Doctors spent hours making sure one musician didn't lose his hearing. Here are the details on a complex surgery that saved it.


Gastric Bypass: A Solution For Diabetes?

February 28, 2013 10:02 am | by NBC News Videos Comments

There is evidence that stomach bypass surgery can lead to a dramatic cure of Type-2 diabetes in addition to its positive effects on weight loss. Is it really possible that this high-tech surgery is a viable solution to diabetes?


Face Transplant Patient Discusses Surgery

February 28, 2013 9:48 am | by NBC News Videos Comments

A surgical team worked 15 hours to transplant the facial skin on a 44-year-old Vermont woman whose face was disfigured in a lye attack. They worked on her neck, nose, lips, facial muscles, arteries, and nerves.


The Rise Of Robotic Assisted Surgery

February 21, 2013 11:00 am | by Fox News Videos Comments

Dr. David Samadi, leading robotic prostate surgeon, joins Fox Business News to discuss the rising use of robots in the operating room. Having performed over 4,500 robotic assisted prostate surgeries, Dr. Samadi stresses the importance of an experienced and efficient surgeon and team for the best possible outcome.


Heart Catheterization Surgery With Radial Stent Approach

February 21, 2013 10:49 am | by YouTube Videos Comments

Typically, for stent placement, the femoral artery in the groin, is the standard access site. Dr. Stephen Tann shows why the radial approach an Interventional cardiologist is a much better process because the small artery in the wrist is an access site, improving patient safety and comfort.


Seeing The World Through A Bionic Eye

February 21, 2013 10:08 am | by New York Times Videos Comments

The Argus II allows Barbara Campbell, who lost her sight 20 years ago, to see the world through patterns of light. An artificial retina that is a sheet of electrodes implanted into Barbara's eye helps a device capture images before her and translate them into something she can see.



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