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Botox Helps With Post-Mastectomy Reconstruction

October 21, 2010 6:41 am Videos Comments

A surgeon at Southwest Washington Medical Center is using a cosmetic treatment to help reduce pain for women undergoing reconstructive surgery.

Surgeon Pioneers MIS Shoulder Procedure

October 21, 2010 6:41 am Videos Comments

Professional women's motocross racer Sydney Babcock dislocated her shoulder several times. She sought treatment at the UW Sports Medicine Clinic with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Christopher Wahl. He pioneered the DAISY graft procedure. This minimally invasive surgery restores a patient's normal shoulder anatomy, and with quicker recovery.

Hot Chemo "Washes" Out Cancer Cells

October 21, 2010 6:40 am Videos Comments

Dr. Jason Foster is one of a very small number of surgical oncologists in the United States practicing HIPEC, or hot chemotherapy. It's used to treat cancers of the appendix, ovaries, colon as well as mesothelioma. Surgeons first remove the visible tumor from inside the abdominal cavity, then fill the cavity with a heated chemotherapy solution.


Enabling Paraplegics To Walk

October 14, 2010 6:07 am Videos Comments

Berkeley Bionics™, developer and maker of bionic exoskeletons that augment human strength, endurance and mobility, has unveiled eLEGS, a wearable, artificially intelligent, bionic device that powers paraplegics up to get them standing and walking.

Sliding-Clip Technique

October 14, 2010 6:06 am Videos Comments

Hybrid NOTES Transvaginal Sleeve Gastrectomy

October 14, 2010 6:06 am Videos Comments

Multi Disciplinary team of Doctors at the Asian Surgicentre Pvt.Ltd.,Ahmedabad(INDIA) have achieved what is believed to be the nation's first stomach reduction via the Vagina.The procedure was done by Dr.Narwaria(Bariatric Surgeon), Dr.Nilay Mehta (Gastroenterologist &Endoscopist) and Dr.

High-Tech Aid For Surgeons: 3-D Simulation And Talking Skulls

October 14, 2010 6:05 am Videos Comments

In an ultra-modern, high-tech facility for surgical planning in Leipzig, masses of collated data on patients are converted into 3-D images of the patients' heads. Doctors can remove skin and muscles and even parts of the brain from the virtual image in order to get a better view of a tumor inside.


New Hybrid Operating Room

October 7, 2010 7:42 am Videos Comments

Using robotic imaging inside what is called a "hybrid" operating room, two teams of surgeons have given a mother from Utah the use of her arms again.

Robots Help Surgeons Transcend Human Limits

October 7, 2010 7:24 am Videos Comments

At times, it's tough going for Whitney Hatchett. "I was born with three heart defects. Two were operated on when I was 11 days old," she tells us. That was the first of many surgeries for the 34-year-old. But none was quite like last year's. "It was either to use the robot and have three small scars on my back or if it was done conventionally, I would have a scar all the way around," she explains.

Gastric Banding Single Incision Surgery

October 7, 2010 7:24 am Videos Comments

Dr. Michael Baptista has performed thousands of successful bariatric procedures. Here, you'll see a training video showing Dr. Michael Baptista performing a gastric banding procedure (Lap Band or Realize Band) through a single incision at the umbilicus (belly button). Learn more at http://www.

Gallbladder Removed Through Woman's Birth Canal

October 7, 2010 7:23 am Videos Comments

In breakthrough surgery, doctors go through vagina to remove abdominal organ October 7, 2010 A team of Ohio State surgeons is among the first in the country to remove a patient’s gallbladder entirely through her birth canal. Surgeons here are pioneering the incisionless technique as part of a study that will lead to the first trial in the world to compare laparoscopic and transvaginal surgery in this arena.

Atraumatic Dual-Action Suction

September 30, 2010 7:07 am | SurgiMark, Inc. Videos Comments

  The Standard Via-Guard® atraumatic Tip and AdjustaFlow® Poole suction features 2-in-1 performance covering most suction requirements.



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