Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports the story of a woman who turned down open heart surgery and instead opted for the ‘heart attack proof’ diet.
A study of the relationship between laparoscopic cholecystectomy and complications that arise after surgery with respect to a range of factors: hospital volume, surgeon volume, co-morbidities.
Ashutosh K. Tewari, M.B.B.S., M.Ch. Director of Robotic Prostatectomy and Lefrak Institute of Robotic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College discusses breakthroughs in prostate cancer surgery.
"He was diagnosed with early stage throat cancer on the base of his tongue. There was no option other than actually the most radical surgery that was possible and he lost his windpipe and his entire tongue," says Jessica Garratt wife to Stan Garratt. Cancer surgery saved Stan's life, but left him unable to speak, eat or drink.
The Action Bandage from RG Medical Diagnostics is a new secondary bandage that is designed to hold dressings in place without the need for tape, adhesives, or fasteners. Action Bandage is reusable and constructed from a thermo-elastic polymer that conforms to the contours of the body without constricting, hair pulling, or tearing of the skin.
Mexican surgeons operate on a boy attacked by a dog to save his smile. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
European Urology - Surgery in Motion - 2011-07 - July Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Adrenalectomy for Pheochromocytoma: The National Cancer Institute Technique Authors: K.
Because of the problems associated with medical implantation of mesh it is important that patients understand that there are alternatives to using mesh for repairing hernias and pelvic floor reconstruction. Complications related to mesh are increasingly being recognized and physicians should be advising patients of the risks of using mesh.
In this video, Dr. David Svetec highlights some of the benefits of robotic surgery such as greater precision during the surgery, less blood loss for the patient and a quicker recovery time due to a smaller incision. Prostate cancer survivor Marlin Miller says he had a lot of confidence in the doctors and after having a robotic surgery procedure, he can now expect a long and healthy life.