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.
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?
Dr. Christopher Duma discusses the developing environment of minimally invasive approaches to brain surgery, some of which can be performed as outpatient procedures.
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.
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.
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.
A hands-on lookat how the capabilities of the Kinect gaming system could be utilized in the operating room.
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.
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.
Doctors spent hours making sure one musician didn't lose his hearing. Here are the details on a complex surgery that saved it.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.