Navigation Links
Gentleness Of Surgeon Can Now Be Gauged Using New Device

A new device that can determine the gentleness of a surgeon while performing a operative procedure has been developed by an Indian American doctor and colleague//.

The invention of Dr Vijay Maker, a surgeon at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, and Dr Joseph Talarico, a surgical resident at the same institute, is now set to enter its next stage of development. While the original idea is Maker's, Talarico designed the device.

The device, according to a report in the latest issue of the Indus Business Journal newspaper, teaches medical students gentleness in surgery by determining the amount of force applied on tissue.

The report quoted Maker as saying that the current prototype alerts the surgeon if his or her touch is gentle, not very gentle, or bad during surgery. Eventually, he wants to have the device on a scale of one to 10 or one to 15.

The device comprises a laptop screen and an electronic push device, like that of a doorbell.

‘Gentleness translates directly into healing of tissues,’ Maker told the newspaper.

Stating that gentleness in surgery had almost become a lost art, he said that astute medical students could now actually learn the art of gentleness.

A graduate of the Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, Maker left for the US in 1967 to work as an intern at the Edgewater Hospital in Chicago.

Talerico said that he took inspiration from Thomas Alva Edison's 30,000 attempts to get the light bulb to work. He credited Maker for persistently supporting the team, which had three other members apart from Maker and Talarico, in finally getting the device to work.

Edited IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Surgeons implant second artificial heart
2. Indian Surgeon Conducts 70 Surgeries During His Holidays In England
3. Surgeons Presented Guidelines For Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation
4. Surgeons Perform Robotic Gastric Bypass Surgery
5. Surgeons in India to Mend ‘Pakistani Hearts’ by treating 70 Childrn
6. Acute Shortage Of Neurosurgeons In India: One Surgeon For Every 1 Million!
7. New spinal surgery technique developed by UCSF Surgeon
8. Surgeons Not Happy With Treatment Offered To Their Patients
9. Surgeons being paid triple the amount to cut waiting lists
10. Govt Hospital Surgeons Perform A Rare Cardiac Surgery
11. The Publication Of Surgeon Specific Death Rates Raises Controversy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Gentleness Surgeon Can Now Gauged Using New Device

(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 Eagerly embracing intended parents around ... and now offers the top male infertility programs — ... The fertility network of IVFinMexico.com continues to ... reproductive care, female and male infertility, advanced research and ... standards so eminently set by company CEO and Founder ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... August 22, 2014 The improved access ... specifically in the developing world, has led to the ... number of deaths due to AIDS globally. However, despite ... number of new patients becoming affected by the virus ... being undertaken by all related organisations and stakeholders, by ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... NJ. August 22, 2014. A new study ... persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be able ... The study was epublished ahead of print on ... Helen Genova, Hali Griswold, Nancy D. Chiaravalloti & ... persons with multiple sclerosis doi: 10.3233/NRE-141113). Self-awareness is ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... open blockages in the kidney arteries may benefit ... clinical trials, according to new recommendations for renal ... Interventions today by the Society for Cardiovascular ... Medical Center,s Sahil Parikh, MD, Director, Interventional Cardiology ... Reserve University School of Medicine was the lead ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... August 22, 2014 Home Care ... in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the ... The upcoming webinar will feature Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, attending ... Hill Hospital in New York City, National Spokesperson for ... The webinar will cover the issues surrounding women and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mexico Now Offers Top Program for Couples Suffering from Male Infertility 2Health News:Mexico Now Offers Top Program for Couples Suffering from Male Infertility 3Health News:Mexico Now Offers Top Program for Couples Suffering from Male Infertility 4Health News:Worldwide HIV Infection Drug Market Examined in New Kuick Research Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:Worldwide HIV Infection Drug Market Examined in New Kuick Research Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 3Health News:Kessler Foundation study of self-awareness in MS has implications for rehabilitation 2Health News:UH Case Medical Center's Dr. Parikh authors SCAI paper on renal artery stenosis treatment 2Health News:UH Case Medical Center's Dr. Parikh authors SCAI paper on renal artery stenosis treatment 3Health News:Home Care Assistance of Centennial to Host Webinar on Heart Health, Featuring Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum 2Health News:Home Care Assistance of Centennial to Host Webinar on Heart Health, Featuring Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum 3
... Statins, a class of drugs used to lower cholesterol levels, ... study from Tel Aviv University has now found that the ... almost 40%. "Doctors have known for some time ... have against cataracts," says Dr. Gabriel Chodick of the Department ...
... , WASHINGTON , Feb. 9 ... and Deliver: Sex, Health and Young People in the ... children,s health, the importance of parents and the moral ... , (Logo:   http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO  ) , The report ...
... genetic and clinical data for nearly 800 patients with non-small ... are associated with age and sex specific patterns of increased ... February 10 issue of JAMA . The five-year ... and it remains the leading cause of cancer-related death in ...
... life stress could be a risk factor for cardiovascular ... life stress increases sensitivity to a hormone known to ... in adult life," said Dr. Jennifer Pollock, biochemist in ... Georgia and corresponding author on the study published online ...
... ... increases patient safety through accuracy and timeliness , ... (PRWEB) February 9, 2010 -- ... announced today that the University of Virginia Health System Medical Laboratories, in Charlottesville, ...
... hospitals more likely to insert them , TUESDAY, Feb. 9 ... up to make a profit are more likely to use ... the practice does not prolong life or help with bed ... about feeding tubes are more about which hospital you go ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:A common cholesterol drug fights cataracts, too 2Health News:Family Research Council: Planned Parenthood Report Oversexualizes Ten-Year-Olds, Undermines Parental Authority 2Health News:Certain genetic profiles associated with recurrence-free survival for non-small cell lung cancer 2Health News:Certain genetic profiles associated with recurrence-free survival for non-small cell lung cancer 3Health News:Early life stress may predict cardiovascular disease 2Health News:University of Virginia Health System Medical Laboratories Selects Sunquest's Specimen Collection Solution 2Health News:University of Virginia Health System Medical Laboratories Selects Sunquest's Specimen Collection Solution 3Health News:Too Many With End-Stage Dementia Get Feeding Tubes 2Health News:Too Many With End-Stage Dementia Get Feeding Tubes 3
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSX-V: SQD), ... proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, ... Master Service Agreement to contract with a UK-based ... During the initial phase of this agreement, SQI ... prototype of one of the customer,s assays, operational ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014  Aptuit LLC announces ... Lafayette, Indiana , has enhanced its capabilities ... of small and large molecules, including biologic drugs, ... Bruker maXisPlus Q-TOF mass spectrometer. In ... CEO, Aptuit, said, "The expanded large molecule capability ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014  Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML ), ... women,s health, has appointed Holly B. Bauzon ... Ms. Bauzon has a proven track record in ... laboratory services companies. She has more than 20 years ... she held the position of Director, Lab Services Sales ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:SQI Diagnostics Contracted to Automate Pathogen Detection Assays 2SQI Diagnostics Contracted to Automate Pathogen Detection Assays 3Aptuit SSCI Adds Ultra High Resolution Q-TOF Mass Spectrometer for Large & Small Molecule Analyses 2Vermillion Appoints Holly B. Bauzon as VP of Sales and Managed Markets 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: