Dr. Richard Bucholz works with a multidisciplinary team of specialists to treat Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) patients with deep brain stimulation. Patients that are candidates for DBS are often at a point in their disease in which they no longer respond effectively to medication to control their symptoms.
SmartUVC™ stops pathogens that routinely compromise healthcare environments. Increased evidence published in scientific literature confirms that Clostridium difficile , MRSA, VRE, Acinetobacter baumannii , and influenza are transmitted via environmental surfaces. Published studies indicate that only 50 percent of environmental surfaces in a typical OR suite or patient room may be effectively disinfected; and that a patient’s risk of contracting an HAI increases 100 percent when the previous room occupant had been diagnosed with an infection.
In this video, Mercy Medical Group Cardiovascular Surgeon Allen Morris, MD, talks about the future of heart surgery with less invasive, faster recovery treatment options including robotic-assisted surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System. As the Director of Cardiovascular Medicine at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento, Dr.
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.