Fri - September 9, 2011 7:33 pm  |  Article Hits:5853
The Linx device strengthens the LOS to prevent reflux. The LINX System is a series of miniature magnetic beads, linked together to form a bracelet. It works to prevent gastric reflux by augmenting the Lower Oesophageal Sphincter LOS, the body’s natural anti-reflux barrier.  MORE
Tue - August 30, 2011 9:10 pm  |  Article Hits:4209
Large population-based study with a long and complete follow-up has indicated that cholecystectomy is associated with an increased risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Causality cannot be proven by one study alone, but is supported by the significant association that appeared to increase with longer exposure time, the lack of obvious confounding (by obesity) or detection bias, the findings from previous research, and the likely biological mechanisms.  MORE
Sun - August 21, 2011 3:22 pm  |  Article Hits:5466
LGCP is a restrictive bariatric procedure similar to vertical sleeve gastrectomy without the need for gastric resection. According to Ramos et al, it is a bariatric procedure that brings together the benefits of food restriction while potentially reducing risks of complications associated with a permanent implant, such as a gastric band, along with minimizing the possibility of leaks from staple lines.  MORE
Sun - August 21, 2011 3:10 pm  |  Article Hits:5480
The Natural Orifice Surgery Consortium for Assessment and Research- (NOSCAR-), a joint effort of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), is pleased to announce a grant from Covidien to support the U.S. multicenter human trial on transoral and transvaginal cholecystectomies (gallbladder removal) using Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery.  MORE
Fri - August 19, 2011 10:29 pm  |  Article Hits:3645
With robotic assistance and minimally invasive techniques, surgeons can now operate using only 1-2 cm incisions while also enjoying greater precision and control than ever before. As the demand for robotic surgery grows, World Laparoscopy Hospital will expand its curriculum to meet the needs of surgeons and their teams seeking training for advanced robotic surgery education. Each member of our robotic team will partner with the corresponding member of your team to ensure that specific needs are addressed. World Laparoscopy Hospital will set the standard in the teaching and training of robotic surgeons and their respective surgical teams, calling forth a paradigm shift from contemporary medical training practices.  MORE
Fri - August 19, 2011 1:02 am  |  Article Hits:4205
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Sri Ghulam Nabi Azad is going to inaugurate da Vinci Robotic Unit of World Laparoscopy Hospital. The surgical system comes with multiple robotic arms, which carry precision instruments at their tips. The High definition surgical Robot would serve as an extension of the surgeon hands by mimicking the movements of the surgeon hands with micro-instruments.  MORE
Fri - July 8, 2011 3:18 pm  |  Article Hits:4646
(Organized by World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons and Hosted by World Laparoscopy Hospital, Gurgaon).