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Guiding Surgical Robots With MRI Images

December 22, 2010 9:19 am Videos Comments

Greg Fischer, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is developing robotic systems that will allow surgeons to operate with the guidance of real-time MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) images. Robots under development will precisely place electrodes for deep-brain stimulation and the insert radioactive pellets to treat prostate cancer.

"One Shot" Treatment Of Acute Cholecystitis Associated With Cholecystoduodenal Fistula And Common Bile Duct Stones

December 15, 2010 10:53 am Videos Comments

Surgeons present the case of a 77-year-old patient affected by acute cholecystitis associated with cholecystoduodenal fistula and common bile duct stones. Preoperative ultrasonography showed a distended, edematous gallbladder and pericholecystic fluid. MRCP confirmed a slight dilatation of the biliary tree with images of stones in the distal biliary duct.

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Desperate Parents Can’t Afford Surgery

December 15, 2010 10:52 am Videos Comments

Rejected by Medicaid, the parents of a sick baby boy cannot afford the transplant that may save his life.

When Liver Donations Go Wrong

December 15, 2010 10:52 am Videos Comments

Laparoscopic Living Donor Nephrectomy

December 9, 2010 4:21 am Videos Comments

Current concepts in transplant surgery: laparoscopic living donor of the kidney by: Paul, Andreas; Treckmann, Jürgen; Gallinat, Anja; Witzke, Oliver; Vester, Udo; Broelsch, Christoph E.

Radical Lymph Node Dissection

December 9, 2010 4:21 am Videos Comments

From the Springer article: Medially approached radical lymph node dissection along the surgical trunk for advanced right-sided colon cancers.

Study: Aspirin Can Reduce Death From Cancer

December 9, 2010 4:20 am Videos Comments

With 24 Hour News 8 anchor Brian Sterling and Dr. Larry McCahill, the medical director of surgical oncology at the Lacks Cancer Center.

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Robotic Radical Hysterectomy For Cervical Cancer

December 9, 2010 4:20 am Videos Comments

Many extensive radical surgical procedures are now performed using advanced endoscopic techniques. Postoperative discomfort is minimized and hospital stay is dramatically reduced using this minimally invasive approach. This video shows an extensive pelvic surgery being performed by one of the skilled surgeons of Gynecologic Oncology Associates with the assistance of the daVinci robot.

Vascular-Pediatric Dual-Action Suction

November 30, 2010 12:19 pm | SurgiMark, Inc. Videos Comments

The Vascular-Pediatric Via-Guard® offers atraumatic Tip and adjustable Poole suction in one versatile instrument covering most suction requirements.

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Shoulder Instability Surgery

November 30, 2010 12:17 pm Videos Comments

Girl's Face Stretched In Innovative Surgical Procedure

November 30, 2010 12:17 pm Videos Comments

Cynthia was born with Crouzon Syndrome, a rare genetic disease which causes premature fusion of a baby's bones. As a result, Cynthia's skull was completely misshapen, her eye sockets were too shallow which made her eyes bulge. She had difficulty breathing and a significant underbite.

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