Fri - April 22, 2011 1:01 pm  |  Article Hits:5756
A good optics is necessary for better outcome of surgery. Your camera head includes an objective lens, a prism assembly and three sensors for acquiring the primary colors of the image. Some camera heads likewise incorporate an optical zoom for adjusting the image size (magnification). Optical zoom is advantageous because it doesn't have negative effect on the image resolution. Additionally, some of the image processing might be performed in the actual camera head. Because of better image performance, three-chip cameras were generally accepted because the industry standard for endoscopic surgery about Ten years ago. The main advantage is the fact that color reproduction is more natural.  MORE
Fri - April 22, 2011 9:17 am  |  Article Hits:5472
The FloShield device gives you an uninterrupted view by defogging and deflecting debris from the lens of your laparoscope without you having to remove the scope from the abdominal cavity for cleaning.
Fri - April 22, 2011 8:49 am  |  Article Hits:6211
We've no taste for either the Gastric by Pass (Roux-en-Y) or LAP Band procedures for Obese individuals. If we had to choose, on safety alone, We would opt for the Band. But recent reports published in the Archives in Surgery apparently defer towards the permanency from the Gastric omit.   MORE
Thu - April 21, 2011 11:49 pm  |  Article Hits:5297
Experience with advanced techniques has increased the indications for laparoscopic liver resection. This video demonstrates technical facets of a pure laparoscopic mesohepatectomy using intrahepatic Glissonian technique. Towards the better of our knowledge, this is actually the first case of anatomic laparoscopic mesohepatectomy using the Glissonian approach published in the English literature.   MORE
Thu - April 21, 2011 11:42 pm  |  Article Hits:4728
Though many gastrointestinal disorders may be treatable successfully with change in lifestyle or medications, some conditions may require surgery. Laparoscopic surgery and hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS) are, "minimally invasive" procedures popular to deal with diseases from the gastrointestinal tract.   MORE
Thu - April 21, 2011 11:29 am  |  Article Hits:4589
At age 42, Dr. Jeffrey A. Cadeddu felt just like a dinosaur in urologic surgery. He was trained to take out cancerous prostates the traditional laparoscopic way: making small incisions within the abdomen and inserting tools together with his own hands to slice the organ.  MORE
Wed - April 20, 2011 12:56 pm  |  Article Hits:6164
Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy uses a non-invasive approach (laparoscopy) to do the identical procedure that is completed in open partial nephrectomy. In a partial nephrectomy (open or laparoscopic), the kidney cancer is removed having a small amount of normal tissue around it. The standard tissue around the cancer that's removed is called the margin, which tissue serves to assure that no cancer is left in your body. The word "negative margin" means that the entire kidney cancer continues to be removed completely.   MORE