Navigation Links
Robotic surgery put to the test for bowel cancer
Date:4/6/2011

oscopic surgery.

David Jayne, Senior Lecturer in Surgery at the University of Leeds and Chief Investigator for the ROLARR (Robotic versus Laparoscopic Surgery) trial, said: "It has been very exciting to see the emergence of robotic surgery and I am hopeful that such systems will be of real benefit to patients with bowel cancer. However, it is vitally important that the value of robotic assistance is evaluated properly. Surgeon, patients, and healthcare providers need to know what difference this expensive and specialist technology will make which is exactly what this study will show."

Professor Julia Brown, Director of the University of Leeds' Clinical Trials Research Unit, said: "We are delighted to be building on our track record in the evaluation of new surgical procedures and to be extending into a worldwide evaluation."

The first patients to take part in this trial of next-generation surgical technology are now being recruited. The study will eventually involve 400 patients in more than 20 centres across Europe, the US and Asia.

The ROLARR trial is being managed by the University of Leeds' Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU), part of the University's School of Medicine. The trial is a partnership between the University of Leeds and Leeds NHS Teaching Hospitals Trust.


'/>"/>

Contact: Paula Gould
p.a.gould@leeds.ac.uk
44-113-343-8049
University of Leeds
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. CMUs Takeo Kanade wins ACM/AAAI Award for career contributions to computer vision, robotics
2. NYU Langone offers new imaging technique to advance robotic surgery for patients
3. Acquisition of robotic technology leads to increased rates of prostate cancer surgery
4. New UCSF robotic pharmacy aims to improve patient safety
5. Future surgeons may use robotic nurse, gesture recognition
6. Robotic surgery of tremendous benefit to patients, say JGH researchers
7. 10 years later: Robotic surgery for prostate cancer
8. Robotic surgery for head and neck cancer shows promise
9. Lombardi research: Robotic radiosurgery offers palliative care for hilar lung tumors
10. Prostate cancer patients treated with robotic-assisted surgery can expect low recurrence of cancer
11. International Robotic Urology Symposium+2011
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2014)... Pain Free Living web: Superior ... pain relief and improved performance. This new magnetic sports ... a silicone core that is sheathed in nylon soaked ... embedded with scalar energy and Schumann frequency thus making ... has 12 years experience developing magnetic bracelets. We developed ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... Nuanced Media, a specialist in web design ... the Medical Web Design Trends of 2014. The web ... multiple agencies and the medical web design industry throughout the ... the industry grows. Therefore it is important for existing practices ... enjoy most. New trends are defined by advances in the ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Paul Mata, CEO of ‘Create Indestructible Wealth,’ ... 30 Days” E-book. The e-book includes a myriad of fast ... cash. Examples include downloading and utilizing specific phone apps ... people monetize the assets they didn't know they had like ... find in their garage. , After reading the e-book, ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... MO (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 ... have recently been awarded the Patient-Centered Medical Home ... the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Only one ... NCQA Level I, Level 2, or Level 3 ... participate in Patient-Centered Medical Home report faster access ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014 1Heart Caregiver Services’ ... with focus on Brain Fitness Education brings great ... Brain Fitness Program Director Tee Barr delivered an ... Care unit and the Assisted Living section of ... Enrichment Director Christy Rozsa and Aegis Life Neighborhood ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Superior Magnetics Released New Magnetic Sports Bracelet for Pain 2Health News:Nuanced Media Releases "Medical Web Design Trends of 2014" Article 2Health News:Create Indestructible Wealth Launches Innovative E-Book: “Realistic Ways to Make More Money in 30 Days” 2Health News:Saint Luke’s Medical Group Awarded Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 Level 3 Recognition 2Health News:1Heart Caregiver Services Conducts Brain Fitness Education and Brings Tee Barr to Aegis Ventura 2Health News:1Heart Caregiver Services Conducts Brain Fitness Education and Brings Tee Barr to Aegis Ventura 3Health News:1Heart Caregiver Services Conducts Brain Fitness Education and Brings Tee Barr to Aegis Ventura 4
... research has pointed out the increasing problem of super bugs ... ,Super bugs are a new kind of microorganisms, mainly ... wide range of antibiotics. ,The researchers of Fogarty International ... blame the use of antibiotics in agricultural farms for creating ...
... A study published in the July edition of the ... // number and severity of cases of constriction of ... ,Normally constriction of blood vessels occurs ... to strokes and neurological deficits. This can cause not ...
... In an article in the recent issue of the ... and smoking. ,Researchers have looked into the data ... a firm connection between smoking and incidence of tuberculosis ... them tested positive for tuberculin skin test. The research ...
... an important component of mammal’s daily life and more so of ... known to sleep for over 18 hours. However, it is different ... been reported in Nature that newborn bottlenose dolphins and killer whales ... moms manage with only a wink or two than the newborns. ...
... The July issue of the health journal Epidemiology has published ... of cancer are higher if there is associated infertility. ... Rockville, Maryland, and her team followed 12,193 U.S. women ... risk among infertile women with that of the general population. ...
... the womb of the mother, may have asthma at a ... an 11-year observation of incidence of asthma and other respiratory ... to incidence of asthma in childhood. Passive smoking by the ... of asthma in children. ,Researchers are of the opinion ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Clazosentan May help to Improve Blood Circulation after Brain Hemorrhage due to burst Aneurysm 2
(Date:7/29/2014)... , July 29, 2014 Numotion,s Board of Directors ... Swinford will be the company,s new Chief Executive Officer. ... 22-year career at GE where he worked primarily for GE ... revenue to over $5 billion. His most recent position was ... "I am thrilled to join Numotion," said ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... NEW YORK , July 29, 2014 ... and services for the science, technical, and medical communities, ... , the first off-line mobile application of the world-renowned ... of the new AccessMedicine App , available for ... users will now be able to gain access to ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014  Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... its second quarter 2014 financial results after the Nasdaq ... then host a live conference call and webcast to ... Thursday morning, August 7, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern ... access the live conference call by dialing 866-952-1907 (US) ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Numotion Names Mike Swinford CEO 2McGraw-Hill Education Professional's AccessMedicine App Delivers Instant Access to Essential Diagnostic Tools 2McGraw-Hill Education Professional's AccessMedicine App Delivers Instant Access to Essential Diagnostic Tools 3Neurocrine Biosciences Announces Conference Call And Webcast To Report Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2
... , TUCSON, Ariz. , Feb. 4 ... care. Arizona Oncology physicians will now treat patients at Marana Healthcare Clinic ... medical oncologists, are now actively caring for patients at MHC. , "We ... "By providing cancer care services in Marana we are able ...
... , SUNNYVALE, Calif. , Feb. 4 ... of radiosurgery, announced today financial results for the second quarter of fiscal ... second quarter of fiscal 2010, Accuray reported total revenue of $57.3 ... of $57.6 million . , Accuray reported a net loss ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cancer Patients in Marana Now Have Local Access to Advanced Cancer Care 2Cancer Patients in Marana Now Have Local Access to Advanced Cancer Care 3Cancer Patients in Marana Now Have Local Access to Advanced Cancer Care 4Accuray Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 2Accuray Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 3Accuray Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 4Accuray Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 5Accuray Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 6Accuray Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 7Accuray Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 8Accuray Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 9Accuray Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 10Accuray Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 11Accuray Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 12
... Injection is supplied in an isotonic solution ... intravenous administration. Each milliliter contains 37 megabecquerels ... calibration time, made isotonic with 9 milligrams ... benzyl alcohol. The pH is adjusted to ...
... single-detector system offers general purpose ... for gurneys and wheelchairs. This ... versatile open gantry, caudal/cephalic detector ... for SPECT and whole body ...
Stainless steel lancet blade in stainless steel....
Sharp diamond shaped double blade in stainless steel....
Medicine Products: