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Sat - June 18, 2016 4:19 am  |  Article Hits:2325
Laparoscopic nephrectomy might be executed as outpatient surgery in painstakingly chosen patients who meet consideration criteria, speaking to more prominent than 40 percent of possibility for the surgery," the writers compose. "Our study exhibits that outpatient nephrectomy might be done securely and does not require clinic readmission.  MORE
Thu - June 16, 2016 1:08 pm  |  Article Hits:1381
Surgery is required for a specialist to affirm a lady has endometriosis, however researchers think a blood test may turn out to be powerful at diagnosing patients without cutting them open. Measuring ladies' lipid profiles may permit specialists to determine the regularly difficult condition to have a blood test, as indicated by studies with mice led by researchers at Penn State University. Measuring patient's lipid profiles may permit specialists to determine the regularly difficult condition to have a blood test, as indicated by studies with mice led by researchers at Penn State University.   MORE
Thu - June 16, 2016 12:26 pm  |  Article Hits:2061
In January 2001, NICE has stated that open mesh (that is, Lichtenstein) repair should be the “preferred” procedure for repair for repair of primary inguinal hernias, and the laparoscopic repair should be “considered” only for recurrent or bilateral hernias. But in spite of this guideline the number of laparoscopic hernia repair has doubled. All the clinical and statistical evidence shows that laparoscopic hernia repair achieves good result and will continue to flourish as increasingly well informed patients seek out hospitals in which their hernias can be repaired with little pain and early return to full activity. After all, there are few takers for open cholecystectomy anymore.  MORE
Wed - June 15, 2016 5:26 am  |  Article Hits:1337
June 6, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has used faulty data to approve many high-risk ob-gyn medical devices in the last 15 years, a new study says, including the controversial contraceptive device Essure.

“Recent controversies surrounding obstetrics and gynecology devices” including among other things, the Essure contraceptive coil device, “highlight the need for deeper understanding of obstetrics and gynecology medical device regulation,” the study’s authors, based at Northwestern University, said. “Our results reveal significant weaknesses in the preapproval and post approval regulation of high-risk obstetrics and gynecology devices.”  MORE
Wed - June 15, 2016 3:26 am  |  Article Hits:2205
In the next few years as virtual reality becomes a more significant part of our lives, most of the attention will probably be focused on all of the ways that it will change how we consume entertainment, shop and experience social media. But the real revolutionary use for VR tech will be with the ongoing development of more powerful and immersive training and educational applications. A market that already is benefiting from virtual reality training technology is the medical industry, which has begun using procedure-dedicated systems to help train the next generation of doctors in the use of advanced medical technology. 3D Systems has been a leading developer of these virtual reality training systems since they acquired Simbionix in 2014.  MORE
Wed - June 15, 2016 3:20 am  |  Article Hits:1644
TUBAL sterilisation through Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) has been used abroad for more than 10 years, but is still a relatively new technique in Thailand.

The method involves inserting a tiny camera and surgical instrument through the vagina, which is the body's natural opening, so as to view the area that cannot normally be seen. This means there is no need to make any abdominal incisions. This technique is not only used for sterilisation of women, but can also be applied to other treatments, such as removing the fallopian tubes due to an ectopic pregnancy, removing an ovarian cyst, as well as performing a hysterectomy, with no postoperative scarring.   MORE
Mon - June 13, 2016 10:43 am  |  Article Hits:2020
Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS) or handoscopic surgery was described in the 1990s as a means of overcoming obstacles presented by laparoscopic procedures. surgeons first introduced the gloved hand into the abdomen vie a mini laparotomy to improve depth perception, regain tactile sensation, aid in tissue extraction, and reduce operative time. This method relied upon tight apposition of the abdominal wall tissues against the surgeon’s forearm to maintain pneumperitoneum. difficulty with air leak and the inability to advance or withdraw the hand with sudden loss of pneumoperitoneum led necessarily to the development of hand-assist devices.
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