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Cancer Patient Recovers From Radical Surgery

August 25, 2011 6:30 am Videos Comments

"He was diagnosed with early stage throat cancer on the base of his tongue. There was no option other than actually the most radical surgery that was possible and he lost his windpipe and his entire tongue," says Jessica Garratt wife to Stan Garratt. Cancer surgery saved Stan's life, but left him unable to speak, eat or drink.

Product Demonstration: Secondary Bandage

August 18, 2011 6:18 am | Rg Medical Diagnostics Videos Comments

The Action Bandage from RG Medical Diagnostics is a new secondary bandage that is designed to hold dressings in place without the need for tape, adhesives, or fasteners. Action Bandage is reusable and constructed from a thermo-elastic polymer that conforms to the contours of the body without constricting, hair pulling, or tearing of the skin.

Laparoscopic Repair of Diaphragmatic Hernia

August 18, 2011 6:09 am | by Presented by Philip Bao, MD Videos Comments
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Surgery For Type II Diabetes Mellitus: Laparoscopic Ileal

August 18, 2011 6:09 am | by Presented by P Praveen Raj, MS Videos Comments

Surgeons Save Boy’s Smile

August 18, 2011 6:08 am Videos Comments

Mexican surgeons operate on a boy attacked by a dog to save his smile. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.

Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Adrenalectomy For Pheochromocytoma

August 11, 2011 6:08 am Videos Comments

European Urology - Surgery in Motion - 2011-07 - July Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Adrenalectomy for Pheochromocytoma: The National Cancer Institute Technique Authors: K.

Non-Mesh Hernia Repair

August 11, 2011 6:08 am Videos Comments

Because of the problems associated with medical implantation of mesh it is important that patients understand that there are alternatives to using mesh for repairing hernias and pelvic floor reconstruction. Complications related to mesh are increasingly being recognized and physicians should be advising patients of the risks of using mesh.

Robotic Surgery Benefits Cancer Patients

August 11, 2011 6:08 am Videos Comments

In this video, Dr. David Svetec highlights some of the benefits of robotic surgery such as greater precision during the surgery, less blood loss for the patient and a quicker recovery time due to a smaller incision. Prostate cancer survivor Marlin Miller says he had a lot of confidence in the doctors and after having a robotic surgery procedure, he can now expect a long and healthy life.

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Product Demonstration: Action Bandage

July 28, 2011 6:29 am Videos Comments

The Action Bandage from RG Medical Diagnostics is a new secondary bandage that is designed to hold dressings in place without the need for tape, adhesives, or fasteners. Action Bandage is reusable and constructed from a thermo-elastic polymer that conforms to the contours of the body without constricting, hair pulling, or tearing of the skin.

Performing Transoral Robotic Surgery

July 28, 2011 6:29 am Videos Comments

Please be advised that this video is a close-up of an actual surgery that contains images that are graphic in nature and may not be suitable for all audiences. Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals' head and neck surgeon, David M. Cognetti, MD narrates this video of Dawn Hilarczyk's transoral robotic surgery to remove a benign tumor of the parapharyngeal space space -- an area tucked deep behind the jawbone and adjacent to the back of the throat.

Day In The Life Of A Surgeon

July 28, 2011 6:28 am Videos Comments

Following Dr. Eric Skarsgard on his grueling 19-hour day at BC Children's Hospital, we meet several of his patients -- some of who need surgery that day, and some who have chronic conditions and need regular check-ups with him -- and learn how he works with medical students and on research projects as time allows.

Clot Risk Lower With Laparoscopic Colon Surgery

July 21, 2011 5:39 am Videos Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- Venous thromboembolism (VTE) after colorectal surgery is nearly twice as common when a patient undergoes an open procedure compared to laparoscopy, a study using a large, national database shows.

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