The endoscopic portion of a left thyroid lobectomy is performed by Dr. Ron Kuppersmith using the daVinci Surgical System via the transaxillary approach. No neck incisions are used in this procedure, which was performed at the Texas Institute for Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery.
Using water- and energy- efficient washers and sterilizers, this hospital is working to reduce water and energy consumption, as well as reduce the hospital's overall waste.
The medical team that separated the conjoined Bangladeshi twins Krishna and Trishna describe the 31-hour surgical procedure.
Unlike some forms of personal protective equipment (PPE), such as gowns or masks which are worn only during particular situations, gloves are worn constantly on a daily basis. This video clip from HCPros "Personal Protective Equipment Training Video," shows how to safely put on and remove medical gloves.
This is a surgical procedure of laparoscopic myomectomy being performed with the use of da Vinci Surgical System. This patient had minimal blood loss and was able to go home from the hospital within 23 hours. Return to normal activity within two weeks.
A surgical mask is not a respirator and that's an important distinction for you and your employer to understand. So let’s review the significant differences between the two. You have a right to a safe and healthful workplace.
Jeffrey J. Larson, M.D. performs a minimally invasive lumbar fusion surgery using the anterior approach.
This is a demonstration of how the WHO Safe Surgery Saves Lives Checkist functions in an operation, in this case a trauma surgery. For more information on the Checklist and the Safe Surgery Saves Lives Campaign, visit www.
Note: There is no audio to accompany this video PEAK Surgical has developed a family of disposable surgical cutting and coagulation tools ideal for breast lumpectomy surgery. PlasmaBlade offers the technology needed for a variety of procedures: The PlasmaBlade, which is designed to be used to cut through all types of soft tissue, including skin, fat and muscle.
This educational video used for student orientation at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center on how to use the Pyxis SupplyStation® as a storage and supply automation solution.
Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy (LSH) is a common advanced laparoscopic procedure offered as treatment for a number of gynecologic problems. Ideas vary among surgeons regarding optimal closing techniques of the cervix and pelvic floor.
The Arctic Sun from Medivance controls the temperature of the water circulating through the ArcticGel Pads via a patient/temperature feedback loop. The patient can be cooled or kept normothermic as the pads transfer heat from patient—without posing the risk of DVT, insertion site bleeding or infection associated with catheters.
Loyola University Medical Center uses Surgicount Medical Safety Sponge system to track sponges before and after surgery, helping to reduce instances of retained surgical sponges in patients.