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Gastric sleeve With Hiatal Hernia Repair

December 10, 2009 5:44 am Videos Comments

Dr. Alvarez performs and narrates this surgery of a gastric sleeve (Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy) with a hiatal hernia repair.

Single Incision Robotic Surgery For Radical Nephrectomy

December 10, 2009 5:43 am Videos Comments

In this video, Dr. Craig Rogers of the Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry Ford Hospital performs a Robotic Radical Nephrectomy entirely through a single incision less than 3 inches in length. This is the first surgery of its kind performed in Michigan and one of the first in the world.

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The Solution To Infection Prevention Is ... Shark Skin?

December 3, 2009 5:47 am Videos Comments

Well, not the actual skin, but a Florida biotechnology company has created a surface technology designed using shark skin as a model to prevent hospital acquired infections December 3, 2009 Medical professionals are desperately seeking ways to limit the growing number of patients who suffer from infections after they are admitted to the hospital.

Laparoscopic Repair Of Complex Hiatal Hernia Containing Pancreas And Stomach

December 3, 2009 5:46 am Videos Comments

Surgeons at St. Luke's Roosevelt laparoscopically repair a large herniation of the entire stomach and most of the pancreas into the chest, behind the heart.

Laparoscopic Liver Surgery

December 3, 2009 5:45 am Videos Comments

Medical Imaging Suites Pose MRSA Risk

December 3, 2009 5:44 am Videos Comments

A landmark study on the imaging suite reveals its possible role in spreading MRSA. This video from Patient Comfort Systems discusses the infection risks associated with medical imaging, and what should be done in hospitals to decrease this risk.

Intelligent Operating Room (iOR)

November 19, 2009 5:06 am Videos Comments

Parvathy Hospital, one of the largest independent institutions for Neuro, Orthopaedic, Spinal and Trauma surgery in South India, announces the installation of BrainSUITE® iCT, for more effective surgical treatments and therefore the most superior clinical outcomes. Parvathy hospital, a pioneer in serving patients with much needed joint replacement, orthopaedic, trauma & spine surgery for over two decades, is now bringing its expertise in the revolutionary concept of an Intelligent Operating Room (iOR) solution.

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Virtual Reality Surgery

November 19, 2009 5:04 am Videos Comments

Skills in laparoscopic surgery can be improved by using proficiency based virtual reality simulator training. The performance level of novices was increased to that of intermediately experienced laparoscopists and operation time was halved in this randomized controlled trial.

Retroperitoneal Robotic Kidney Surgery: Technique And Early Results

November 19, 2009 4:59 am Videos Comments

In this video, Dr. Craig Rogers from the Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry Ford Hospital presents his technique for Retroperitoneal Robotic Kidney Surgery as well as his early results. Learn more about robotic kidney surgery and Dr. Craig Rogers at http://www.

Integrating Force Feedback Into Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery

November 19, 2009 4:58 am Videos Comments

In this video, students at Drexel University describe an approach for integrating force feedback into existing minimally invasive robotic surgery systems, such as the da Vinci System. This work was performed as a senior design project at Drexel University during the 2008-2009 academic year.

Wrong Surgery Lands Hospital With Big Fine

November 12, 2009 5:12 am Videos Comments

A Rhode Island hospital has been fined $150,000 after allegedly performing its fifth wrong site surgery since 2007.

Pediatric Robotic Pyeloplasty

November 12, 2009 5:11 am Videos Comments

A surgeon at the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles uses robotic procedure to perform a Pediatric Robotic Pyeloplasty.

Use Of Bidirectional Barbed Suture In Gynecologic Laparoscopy

November 12, 2009 5:07 am Videos Comments

Background: Laparoscopic suturing and knot tying can be a challenging and time-consuming task. We began using a bidirectional barbed suture for laparoscopic suturing in March of 2008, mainly for closure of the vaginal cuff during a total laparoscopic hysterectomy and for closure of the hysterotomy site during a laparoscopic myomectomy.

Medical Waste Disposal

November 5, 2009 6:19 am Videos Comments

On site medical waste disposal and recycling system for all clinical waste and hospital waste materials compliant with the UN's World Health Organization (WHO).

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