Latest Laparoscopic News

Mon - January 23, 2017 7:59 am  |  Article Hits:2986
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy(LC) is the one of most common procedure done by minimal invasive surgery worldwide but the common bile duct(CBD) injury still happened even the existence of standard technique with growing experience and new technology, especial in cholecystitis. Image guided surgery created new concept for fluorescent cholangiography to demonstrate the anatomy of CBD by using indocyanine green (ICG) intravenous injection before operation to decreased complication. The result is positive but the border of gallbladder can’t be seen very well in systemic injection . In cholecystitis, the border between gallbladder and common bile duct is important as well as CBD and cystic duct.  MORE
Fri - January 20, 2017 5:34 am  |  Article Hits:2190
CANBERRA, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- Controversial laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding - or lap band surgery - has been found to be beneficial for "severely obese" teenagers and should be used as a "first option" to manage weight during adolescence, a new Australian study has found.  MORE
Fri - January 20, 2017 4:58 am  |  Article Hits:2304
Pittsburgh, PABonnie Davis, a patient who fought to ensure patients knew about the risks associated with power morcellation has died at age 57 from cancer. Davis had undergone power morcellation in 2012 and was diagnosed six days later with cancer. She worked to raise awareness of the serious risks reportedly linked to the use of power morcellators, to prevent other women from going through what she went through.
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Wed - January 4, 2017 9:47 am  |  Article Hits:1828
ThermiVa® applications use radiofrequency energy to gently heat tissue. The patent-pending ThermiVa electrode is designed for applications including the vaginal anatomy. Product should not be used on patients who are pregnant, have a urinary tract infection or a skin infection in or around the area of treatment. Treating physicians should perform required testing to confirm patient is negative for infection or pregnancy. Patient should be awake and monitored during the procedure for any unexpected symptoms. Expected procedure side effects may include pain in procedure area, erythema and edema.  MORE
Wed - January 4, 2017 5:36 am  |  Article Hits:1739
According to a new study from the University of Slotervaart in Amsterdam, there is a set of eating difficulties caused by gastric bypass surgery among adults. The common objective for people who undergo this kind of surgery is the quick and efficient loss of high amounts of weight. Other causes that could lead people to undergo this surgery are sleep apnea, type 2 diabetes, and other morbid conditions. There are two types of gastric bypass surgery. The first one is proximal and the second one is distal. In any way, the operation divides the stomach into two pouches, one small and one large.  MORE
Tue - January 3, 2017 10:27 am  |  Article Hits:1844
Ultra high definition, big screen laparoscopic surgery now being rolled out which will magnify and illuminate anatomical features, features that may make all the advanced minimal access surgeries easier. The entire surgical team that is in the operating room can view the operation in high definition as if they were watching ultra high definition television at home,  MORE
Tue - January 3, 2017 5:03 am  |  Article Hits:1947
Many gynecologists favor to perform supracervical hysterectomy instead of total hysterectomy when performed for benign conditions. Arguments used in favor of such recommendation are that it entails less operating time, less blood loss and faster patient’s postoperative recovery.   MORE
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