Just two years after surgery to remove a brain tumor, a promising ballerina will perform on "Dancing with the Stars.
The Shouldice Repair of Inguinal Hernia - Dr. Francis Christian teaching surgical residents, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada.
Video showcasing the innoport device. The InnoPort, a product of Innovia LLC, facilitates performance of laparoscopic surgery through one incision, instead of multiple incisions, with the goal of minimizing pain, scarring, and recovery time for patients. The device's simple, hollow, cone-shape design grants physicians unrestricted access to the abdominal cavity with up to three rigid, curved, and/or articulating 5mm instruments.
Cooperation is rapidly replacing competition in the cardiovascular world as both surgeons and interventionalists are signing on to the "heart team" for treatment of patients with stable coronary disease as J. Jeffrey Marshall, MD, explains in this exclusive InFocus video report on the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association revascularization guidelines.
EndoLume tests endoscopic light sources, fiberoptic light cables, and endoscope illumination to reduce delays due to insufficient birghtness on the operating room monitor.
The Sinus Surgery Simulator project is in collaboration with Prof Karen Reynolds, Prof Simon Carney, Dr Ray Sacks. Funding from the Garnett Passee and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation.
Using Fenestrated and Branched Aortic Endografts, Emory Heart & Vascular is repairing Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in a minimally invasive way, without an incision. For more information on fenestrated and branched aortic endografts, visit: http://www.emoryhealthcare.org/vascular/fenestrated-endografts.
The pancreatic cancer that killed Steve Jobs was discovered in 2004 when he was being checked for kidney stones. Biographer Walter Isaacson tells Steve Kroft about how Jobs postponed a potentially life-saving operation.
Dr. Dan Beauchamp, Chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, describes the differences in surgeries that remove cancerous tumors in the breast. He explains a new, less invasive surgery that reduces the risk of lymphedema, which causes areas of the body to swell, such as an arm or leg.
The surgeons at Associated Urologists of Orange County include Dr. Garo Tertzakian, Dr. Matthew Greenberger, Dr. William Pearce and Dr.
MacPherson Medical Inc. has launched a novel multi-purpose surgical instrument tray that is designed to eliminate unnecessary prep time in the operating room. Made of Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers, the Stat-Mat® Minor surgical tray reduces instrument set-up time from as much as 10 minutes to only 10 seconds, plus it protects instruments from damage and ensures fast and accurate instrument count.
EOS is a revolutionary imaging device that combines a Nobel Prize winning particle detector and an innovative linear scanning technique. With these 2 breakthroughs, EOS allows for whole body, frontal and lateral images to be acquired simultaneously with up to 90% less dose than CR system - without compromising image quality.