MiroSurge is a robotic system for minimally invasive surgery. The surgeon operates three robots. Two robots carry minimally invasive instruments. The third robot is equipped with a stereo HD endoscope. A preoperative planning optimizes the robotic setup with a focus on efficiency and safety.
Mitch Hunter, a former U.S. soldier injured in a car accident, gets approval for a face transplant.
A former surgeon in Iowa is serving his community by offering treatment for whatever people can spare.
It has been likened to an overfed starfish. In reality, however, what may look like just a yellow plastic thing is actually a bioreactor—a 3-dimensional breeding ground for cells—which much improves upon the 2-dimensional petri dish. Applications for bioreactors include growing pancreas, liver, bone marrow, neuronal, skin, and cancer stem cells for research and therapeutic purposes.
Soledad O'Brien tore several knee ligaments when she was thrown from a horse. Here's an inside look at her surgery.
CNN's Ninette Sosa shares details of a new report that looks at which cities have the highest performing hospitals.