Navigation Links
Lessening operation and recovery time

Surgeons have come up with a new technique of removing cancerous kidneys through a small incision with the help of their hands and a special camera and instuments. This is the hand-assisted Laproscopic technique, which can be done in significantly less time than the standard laproscopic procedure.
The research, being presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association by surgeons from the University of Michigan(U-M) Health System,// U.S., may help steer more physicians to choose the less-invasive and more precise technique for their patients.

The study shows that hand-assisted patients get out of the operating room faster, have less complications and recover faster. Dr. J Stuart Wolf, director of the Michigan Center for minimally Invasive Urology and Caleb Nelson, M.D., U-M Urology resident, co-authored the study of 38 patients who had a kidney removed at the U-M because of suspeted renal cell carcinoma. Compared with conventional open surgery, the procedures greatly:

* reduced the size of the incision
* the complexitiy of the operation
* patient's pain
* recovery time
At the U-M and many other centers Laproscopic techniques were performed with tiny cameras and instruments in tubes inserted through small incisions and have nearly replaced the old style nephrectomy.

In hand-assisted operations, the patient's abdomen is inflated by gas so that the surgeon can insert a hand through the small incision through a special pressurised sleeve. Thus the kidney can be removed intact, making it possible to evaluate the cancer. With both the hand and laproscopic instruments doing the work, the surgeon has more control over the operation and a sense of depth and sensation that can be gained through the lens of a camera. This approach is considered better for surgeons who are still learning laproscopic techniques.

More and more doctors turn to hand-assisted laproscopic nephrectomy as a fist hand treatment for cancer patients, and thereby allowing living people to donate a kidney to someone whose ailing.

Wolf from his results of the first-ever randomized clinical trial comparing open surgery to laproscopic surgery for kidney donors found that patients who had the less-invasive operation used 47% less painkillers, that their hospital stays were 35% shorter, and that they have 73% less pain at 6 weeks past the operation. They also returned to strenous activity and work much sooner. But, the operation for laproscopic patients donating a kidney was longer and hospital costs were higher.

For both those who donate a kidney and those who have to have it removed open surgery means:

* a footing incision
* prolonged hospital stay
* prolonged painful recuperation
Whereas Laproscopic surgery means:

* three inch incision
* half the hospital stay
* speedy recovery
* less pain


'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. MSI puts on hold plans for operations in Chennai
2. New operation for swallowing problems
3. New operation for kidney cancer
4. Memory deprivation after operations
5. Making operation and recovery time shorter
6. UK Plastic surgeons cash in as cosmetic operations soar
7. Regional Cooperation Promoted in Southeast Asia
8. UP government decides to suspend doctor named in sting operation
9. Regional cooperation on health care services
10. Health ministers meet in Dhaka on regional cooperation
11. ‘Search and Destroy’ operation against dengue mosquitoes in Philippins
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... The law firm of Enea, Scanlan & ... announce Westchester resident Lauren C. Enea has joined the firm as an associate attorney. ... her practice in elder law, Medicaid planning and applications, and Wills, Trusts and Estates. ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Gastro Health (“GH”) ( ... patients for colonoscopy at the HyGIeaCare® Center that is to be located adjacent ... , The HyGIeaCare® Prep, cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 ... ... LLC, is the first Certified Medical Reiki™ Master in Frederick, MD. Judy says, ... and their caregivers during what is often a very difficult and challenging time.” ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... “End Time GPS”: a dauntless and enlightened study ... Time GPS” is the creation of published author, Wesley Gerboth, a World War II ... and space-vehicle projects. Now, at age ninety-one, he shares the Wisdom God bestowed upon ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “The Communion of ... people of God in congregations across the United States. “The Communion of ... in 1964 who has served congregations in seven states throughout his long career ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/24/2017)... , Mar. 24, 2017 Research and Markets ... Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022" report to their ... The global wound ... to grow at a CAGR of 6.7% during 2016-2022 Among ... held the largest share in the global market in 2015. Among the ...
(Date:3/24/2017)...   The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs ... the pharmaceutical industry has appointed Dr. Jane ... formed scientific advisory board. Dr. Chin will be ... ever medical affairs think tank within the pharmaceutical ... ACMA, please visit  www.medicalaffairsspecialist.org .  Connect with ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary   ... Medical cannabis products around the world are projected to gain popularity. A ... market will reach a value of USD 55.8 billion by 2025. ... growing industry. By the end of 2016, 28 states have now laws ... conservative states like Arkansas and North ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: