A new, less invasive surgical option is now available to treat weight regain in gastric bypass patients. If a patient was originally successful with bypass surgery but now finds themself regaining some of their lost weight, they may be a candidate for the ROSE procedure (Restorative Obesity Surgery, Endolumenal).
Janurary 5, 2012 See how TURP and TUIP procedures are carried out and why the laser prostatectomy is becoming an increasingly popular form of treatment. In this video, the Trans Urethral Resection of the Prostate or TURP process is explored and how through the use of a resectoscope it is possible to shave slivers of the prostate.
More than 40 million people take the blood thinner Plavix to help with their cardiovascular health.
OR fires, although relatively rare, are devastating events for the patient, family, surgeon and OR personnel. Although the mechanisms for fires are well understood (a flammable source, fuel, and oxygen), these events are a surprise and most often personnel are unprepared. "Time outs", group pauses performed prior to surgical procedures, are intended to enhance patient safety through the regimented use of preparatory tools (e.
This video highlights an aortic valve replacement as well as a mini upper sternotomy. Minimally invasive surgeries like the one in this video leave only minor scarring and have astonishing recovery times. This procedure was performed by Dr. Gregory Crooke and Dr. Gregory Ribakove, both experts in minimally invasive surgery.
Surgeons at Park Nicollet use the da Vinci® S HD Surgical System to perform complex procedures -- including prostate, gynecological and heart surgery -- using dime-sized incisions. Da Vinci is the most advanced robotic surgical system available in the world. It provides surgeons with an alternative to traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopic surgery.
Dr. Richard Bucholz works with a multidisciplinary team of specialists to treat Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) patients with deep brain stimulation. Patients that are candidates for DBS are often at a point in their disease in which they no longer respond effectively to medication to control their symptoms.
SmartUVC™ stops pathogens that routinely compromise healthcare environments. Increased evidence published in scientific literature confirms that Clostridium difficile , MRSA, VRE, Acinetobacter baumannii , and influenza are transmitted via environmental surfaces. Published studies indicate that only 50 percent of environmental surfaces in a typical OR suite or patient room may be effectively disinfected; and that a patient’s risk of contracting an HAI increases 100 percent when the previous room occupant had been diagnosed with an infection.
In this video, Mercy Medical Group Cardiovascular Surgeon Allen Morris, MD, talks about the future of heart surgery with less invasive, faster recovery treatment options including robotic-assisted surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System. As the Director of Cardiovascular Medicine at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento, Dr.
Just two years after surgery to remove a brain tumor, a promising ballerina will perform on "Dancing with the Stars.
The Shouldice Repair of Inguinal Hernia - Dr. Francis Christian teaching surgical residents, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada.
Video showcasing the innoport device. The InnoPort, a product of Innovia LLC, facilitates performance of laparoscopic surgery through one incision, instead of multiple incisions, with the goal of minimizing pain, scarring, and recovery time for patients. The device's simple, hollow, cone-shape design grants physicians unrestricted access to the abdominal cavity with up to three rigid, curved, and/or articulating 5mm instruments.