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Healthcare Heroes: Orthopedic Surgery

April 13, 2010 9:26 am | Comments

Philip Sancken has enjoyed riding motocross competitions for years, but when an accident left him unable to walk, he went to Dr. Peter Simonian of Simonian Sports Medicine Center in Fresno for help. Philip knew his leg injury was far from ordinary and that he’d need an orthopedic specialist to put his badly fractured leg back together.

UIC Robotic Surgery Division Wins Innovation Award

April 13, 2010 9:25 am | Comments

The Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is at the forefront of surgical technology and applica- tion. While many medical centers and institutions now utilize robotic surgery in some capacity, UIC is creating a new playing field for surgeons from across the globe—not just in the number of surgeries performed, but also the types of procedures performed as well.

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Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Electrosurgical Cutting/Coagulation Tool

April 13, 2010 9:24 am | Comments

PEAK Surgical has developed a family of disposable surgical cutting and coagulation tools to ensure that orthopedic surgeons have the technology they need for a variety of procedures: The PlasmaBlade 4.0, which is designed to be used to cut through all types of soft tissue, including skin, fat and muscle.

ER On Wheels In Afghanistan

April 13, 2010 9:23 am | Comments

CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on a mobile surgical unit that is saving lives in Afghanistan.

RF Tissue And Vessel Instrument Used In Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve

April 13, 2010 9:23 am | Aragon Surgical, Inc | Comments

Nirmal Jayaseelan, MD of Forest Park Medical Center in Dallas, TX uses Aragon Surgical's Lektrafuse™ CAIMAN™ in a laparoscopic gastric sleeve procedure. The Lektrafuse CAIMAN combines unique mechanics and sophisticated energy delivery to assure a precise, durable seal with every pass.

Haiti Medical Relief: Broken Leg Surgery

April 8, 2010 6:56 am | Comments

This man was brought to the clinic after his motorcycle crashed leaving him with a broken leg. Orthopedic surgeons from the Austin, TX area treated him.

Laparoscopic Nephrectomy

April 8, 2010 6:56 am | Comments

A video from the International Journal of Urology presents images of a laparoscopic nephrectomy in patients with renal vein and/or inferior vena cava anomalies April 8, 2010 This video from the International Journal of Urology presents images of the management of the renal pedicle in laparoscopic nephrectomy in cases where there were anomalies of the renal vein and inferior vena cava.

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Computer Imaging And Robotics In MIS

April 8, 2010 6:55 am | 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.

SILS Sleeve Gastrectomy

April 1, 2010 7:32 am | Comments

The first ever Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery for Sleeve Gastrectomy performed in Asia. Team CODS under the guidance of Dr. M.

Surgery By Flashlight

April 1, 2010 7:29 am | Comments

An OR team performs surgery in Haiti using flashlights as lighting. Frequent power outages promote flashlights and headlamps in the OR.

Teenage Gastric Bypass Surgery

April 1, 2010 7:29 am | Comments

Chelsey, a teenager, undergoes gastric bypass surgery to help her with her weight problems.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

April 1, 2010 7:28 am | Comments

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