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Product Demo: SutureAssist®

August 19, 2010 7:11 am Videos Comments

Surgical procedures in today's operating theater demand that paramount importance be directed towards working safely. Intraoperative and postoperative risks increase in proportion to the length of time in which the patient remains anesthetized during surgery. In this video, Board Certified surgeon, Dr.

Single-Incision Laparoscopy With New Instrumentation

August 12, 2010 6:08 am | SurgiQuest, Inc. Videos Comments

SurgiQuest’s Ultra Low Profile AnchorPort® SIL Kit is used to perform a laparoscopic single incision cholecystectomy.

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Unique Table Aids Hip Replacement

August 12, 2010 6:06 am Videos Comments

As part of the services offered through the Joint Replacement Program at Baptist Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgeon Trevor Pickering, MD, in Jackson, Miss. is performing a new approach to hip replacement using a specially designed table. Dr. Pickering is with Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center and performs the procedure using the hana® table housed at Baptist.

Program Teaches Common Surgical Problems To Students

August 12, 2010 6:05 am Videos Comments

The Web Initiative for Surgical Education of Medical Doctors (WISE-MD) educational program aims to enhance the teaching of common surgical problems to medical students. WISE-MD modules are artfully crafted by surgical experts working with technicians using state-of the art technologies including animation, computer graphics and video to illustrate the important principles related to the diagnosis and treatment of surgical illnesses.

Knee Replacement With Patient-Specific Instrumentation

August 12, 2010 6:05 am Videos Comments

Alan S. Nasar, MD performs a Zimmer knee replacement using Patient Specific Instrumentation (PSI) custom cutting guides. The surgical video is narrated and demonstrates the technique. PSI guides are fabricated based on pre-operative MRI's of the patient's knee. They are custom made for each patient.

ZIPlift IV System

August 6, 2010 7:26 am Videos Comments

The new ZIPLift IV System from Innovative Medical Designs: A system to manage and organize IV equipment in-room as well as during patient transport. The System safely and easily transfers the IV Pole and equipment to and from the bed.  Maintains the same setup outside the room as inside the room Works with any bed & any stretcher, no special attachments Works throughout the entire hospital Improves productivity & patient care Allows clear head access Maintains constant relationship of IV equipment to the patient For more information, visit www.

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Robotic Surgery For Cancer

August 5, 2010 7:28 am Videos Comments

Minimally invasive surgery takes advantage of advances in computer imaging and robotics to provide effective surgical cancer treatment with a much smaller impact on the patient. Robotic surgery systems consist of one or more robotic arms, precisely controlled by surgeons seated at a console, which enlarges 3-D views of the surgery site.

Surgeon Fixes Ruptured Aneurysm In Pregnant Patient

August 5, 2010 7:27 am Videos Comments

Los Angeles Brain and Spine Institute Neurointerventional surgeon George Rappard uses a new tiny brain balloon to fix a ruptured aneurysm in a pregnant woman.

Using The iPad In Surgery

August 5, 2010 7:27 am Videos Comments

DICOM viewer OsiriX helps surgeons to understand the patient's anatomy and cancerous lesion by pinching to zoom, rotating, and changing window level of the DICOM volume data on an iPad through latex gloves. We applied a new educational system using stereo-3D anatomy generated by OsiriX.

Total Hip Wound Closure With Absorbable Skin Staples

August 5, 2010 7:27 am | Incisive Surgical, Inc. Videos Comments

This surgical video shows Dr. David Fisher of OrthoIndy Research Foundation (Indianapolis, IN) closing a hip incision with INSORB Absorbable Skin Staples. Dr. Fisher's technique is demonstrated, as well as patient photos at surgery, 2 weeks and 6 weeks.

Robotic Prostatectomy: Anastomosis Using Barbed Suture

July 29, 2010 6:41 am Videos Comments

Dr. Ali Moinzadeh, Director of robotic surgery at Lahey Clinic, demonstrates use of novel (2010) barbed unidirectional suture, during robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy.

VARD In Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis

July 29, 2010 6:41 am Videos Comments

Surgical technique used in the PANTER trial (New Engl J Med 2010) of the Dutch Pancreatitis Study Group. Marc Besselink, Bert van Ramshorst. Utrecht/Nieuwegein, the Netherlands. This is the CT of a 43 year old male patiënt with infected necrotizing pancreatitis that will undergo a VARD procedure; Videoscopic Assisted Retroperitoneal Debridment.

The Hybrid OR

July 29, 2010 6:40 am Videos Comments

The final piece of the nation's largest operating room renovation project is complete with the installation of Barnes-Jewish Hospital's "Hybrid OR," allowing both vascular and cardiac surgical procedures to be done in one single room for patients. For more information, visit http://www.

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