Navigation Links
Video: Patient at Mother Frances Receives Heart Bypass Without Opening Chest
Date:11/16/2007

Procedure Done Robotically Through Four Small Holes Between Ribs

Patient Released From Hospital After 1 1/2 Days

TYLER, Texas, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- 62-year-old Canton resident Luther Roden, a patient at Mother Frances Hospital, is the first in east Texas to benefit from a heart bypass procedure done totally endoscopically using the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System. Mr. Roden was released from the hospital just 1 1/2 days after the procedure.

To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/tmfhs/30785/

Heart surgeons at Mother Frances have used the system since February 2004, but this is the first bypass procedure done without any extensive incisions. Officials with the Trinity Mother Frances Heart Institute say the new approach can reduce a patient's hospital stay to as few as two days and pain is minimal compared to traditional bypass procedures, which include opening the chest cavity.

"The Trinity Mother Frances Heart Institute has led the way in cardiac care since Mother Frances Hospital was the first in east Texas to offer heart bypass surgery in 1983," said Michael J. Vintges, vice president, cardiac services and the Center For Advanced Surgery And Technology, Trinity Mother Frances Health System. "The Health System's commitment to the most advanced cardiac care is evident in this latest procedure we're now offering to our heart patients."

William F. Turner, Jr., MD, a Tyler cardiovascular surgeon with Turner Cardiovascular Associates, is the only heart surgeon in Texas currently offering a totally endoscopic robotic bypass procedure. He was the first to use da Vinci at Mother Frances for a cardiac procedure in 2004 and since then, has performed 130 robotic-assisted procedures. He performed the latest procedure on November 7. Dr. Turner says the totally endoscopic technique is yet another positive applicatio
'/>"/>

SOURCE Trinity Mother Frances Heart Institute
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Video: Nutrition Comes to NASCAR
2. Video: Circulatory Care of New Jersey
3. Video: GEN Video Hits Home with Web Audience
4. Video: Beyond the Red Door: Gildas Club Worldwide and DKNY Host Successful Benefit Event
5. Video: Food Expert B. Smith to Provide Healthy Menu Makeovers
6. Video: New FDA-Approved Sun Protectant Saves Skin All Year Round
7. Video: Kyphon Supports World Osteoporosis Day on October 20, 2007 to Raise Awareness of Osteoporosis and Spinal Fracture Risk
8. Video: Trinity Mother Frances Neurosurgeon First in Region to Remove Brain Tumor Using Unique Surgical Procedure
9. Video: Holiday Safety Is Important
10. Video: Grin Big With an Award-Winning Smile
11. Video: BSP Pharma Inc. Announces Groundbreaking Findings from The Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine Education and Research Joint Health Clinical Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/19/2014)... August 20, 2014 Midtown Dentistry in Houston, ... dental office. All patients with cavities, or with old ... white fillings that can safely repair and restore teeth. , ... very latest materials, all of which are completely amalgam free. ... for use by the FDA for adults and children over ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... August 20, 2014 Crosley Law Firm, PC ... hand amputation against Lone Star Bakery for an undisclosed amount. ... in March and May of 2011, respectively. The injuries were ... resulted in severe injury to the left hand of each ... Lone Star Bakery was short-staffed, having lost 200 of its, ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 20, 2014 Top 10 Best SEO Hosting ... Hosting Suppliers For 2014 today and included in the list ... as one of the most outstanding suppliers on the list, ... development manager of Top 10 Best SEO Hosting, Arvixe provides ... , True enough, Arvixe prides itself in providing web ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... (Boston) An editorial published in this week,s ... available clinical assessment tools when considering how to treat ... at Boston Medical Center and chair of pediatrics at ... editor-in-chief of JAMA , the editorial examines results ... the journal as an example of how doctors can ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... the brain involved in multitasking and ways to train ... the IUGM Institut universitaire de griatrie de Montral and ... to better predict the effectiveness of this training. Cooking ... the Web, or driving while listening to a radio ... our daily lives. Unfortunately, it decreases with age, which ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Midtown Dentistry Announces It Is Now an Amalgam-Free Office 2Health News:Crosley Law Firm Reaches Settlement for Hand Amputation Victims at Commercial Bakery 2Health News:Top 10 Best SEO Hosting: Best Web Hosting Suppliers For 2014 Awarded to Arvixe 2Health News:Review of clinical treatment of bronchiolitis in infants reveals over-reliance on one test 2Health News:Targeted brain training may help you multitask better 2
... Shannon Malloy, critically injured in a car accident, skull separating ... call her recovery a miracle. ,A car ... her spine, although her skin, spinal cord and other internal ... internal decapitation, and it left her with no control over ...
... treatments. Since it is a very painful process, continuous attempts ... for the patient. ,Now researchers say that LHRH ... stop the production of a female hormone that encourages some ... action, often mimicking the action of a naturally occurring substance. ...
... and performance of other activities but as it turns out, ... ,This is the finding of a team of ... of Alberta. ,As a part study that was ... Canada, the researchers studied 24 patients, two-thirds of whom showed ...
... Moderate drinking may lower the risk of a type of ... ,The researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in ... of one alcoholic beverage a day were about 30 percent ... reduced risk they found in people who drank beer, wine ...
... towards making addition of folic acid to flour or bread mandatory ... disabilities. ,After lengthy public consultations the Food Standards ... its recommendations next month after it decides whether folic acid should ... ministers accept the FSA's proposals, it will be the first time ...
... a recent report, says that health specialists were able to ... the 2005 Bali bombings, thanks to improved procedures and services ... at the Royal Darwin Hospital who treated many of the ... health nurses. ,Says Anthony Guscott from Top End ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:30-year-old Woman Survives 'internal Decapitation' 2Health News:A Fresh Alternative to Painful Chemotherapy Developed in UK 2Health News:Chronic Pain can Impair Memory and Concentration 2Health News:UK too Will Insist on Folic Acid in Bread 2Health News:UK too Will Insist on Folic Acid in Bread 3Health News:Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care 2Health News:Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care 3
(Date:8/18/2014)... , Aug. 18, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p01597713/Bioseparation-Systems-for-Global-Biopharmaceutical-Markets.html ... into three types: chromatography, membranes/filters and centrifuges. ... increasing and fueling growth of the global ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... Russia Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020 ... Outlook to 2020 Summary ... provides key market data on the Russia Sinuscopes market. ... volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC ) today announced ... as its Chief Commercial Officer.  Ms. Cline Tomasello is ... Americas, Hematology and Oncology, for the Celgene Corporation, where ... joining Celgene, Ms. Cline Tomasello was the National Director ... she was responsible for over $1.7 billion in revenue.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Bioseparation Systems for Global Biopharmaceutical Markets 2Bioseparation Systems for Global Biopharmaceutical Markets 3Bioseparation Systems for Global Biopharmaceutical Markets 4Bioseparation Systems for Global Biopharmaceutical Markets 5Bioseparation Systems for Global Biopharmaceutical Markets 6Bioseparation Systems for Global Biopharmaceutical Markets 7Bioseparation Systems for Global Biopharmaceutical Markets 8Bioseparation Systems for Global Biopharmaceutical Markets 9Bioseparation Systems for Global Biopharmaceutical Markets 10Bioseparation Systems for Global Biopharmaceutical Markets 11Bioseparation Systems for Global Biopharmaceutical Markets 12Russia Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020 2Russia Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020 3Russia Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020 4Pharmacyclics Appoints Chief Commercial Officer 2Pharmacyclics Appoints Chief Commercial Officer 3Pharmacyclics Appoints Chief Commercial Officer 4
Streck-CD3500 Hemoglobin/Lyse is a lytic reagent for the quantitative determination of hemoglobin on the Abbott CELL-DYN® 3500 and 3700. The shelf life is two years from the date of manufacture....
Streck-Diluent III Plus is a balanced electrolyte solution manufactured specifically for use as a diluent for blood cell counting and sizing on the Abbott CELL-DYN® 3000, 3500 and 3700. The shelf...
Streck-Diluent IIIA is a balanced electrolyte solution manufactured specifically for use as a diluent for blood cell counting and sizing on the Abbott CELL-DYN® 1700. The shelf life is one year f...
Streck-Detergent IIIA is a balanced electrolyte solution for use as a rinsing and hemoglobin blanking diluent. It is manufactured specifically for use on the Abbott CELL-DYN® 1700 and 1800. The s...
Medicine Products: