Navigation Links
El Camino Hospital Expands Robotic Surgery Program
Date:11/11/2009

patients have shorter hospital stays, fewer complications, less pain, less scarring and quicker recovery times," said Albert Pisani, M.D., a board-certified gynecologic oncologist on staff at El Camino Hospital who has performed more than a quarter of the robotic surgeries at the hospital including the "da Vinci Hysterectomy" with lymph node removal for gynecologic cancers.

"El Camino Hospital has performed more than 500 robotic surgery cases in the last year," said CEO Ken Graham. "It is a proven technique, and we expect the upgraded systems will help our surgeons get closer to our goal to be in the top five percent of hospitals in the United States for quality across all clinical areas by 2012."

El Camino Hospital first began conducting procedures with the da Vinci System in the spring of 2007. Since then, the hospital's specialized robotic surgery team has used the da Vinci System to treat hundreds of cancers of the prostate, uterus, bariatric surgeries, and ob-gyn/ benign disease conditions.

About the da Vinci Surgical System

The da Vinci Surgical System is a robotic surgical system that facilitates complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach. A surgeon controls the system's four interactive robotic arms from the console. The fourth arm is an endoscopic camera that allows the surgeon a full stereoscopic, 3-D image of the procedure while maneuvering the arms with two foot pedals and hand controllers. The da Vinci System scales, filters and translates the surgeon's hand movements into more precise micro-movements of the instruments to perform complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions.

The updated and simplified user interface is designed to enhance operating room efficiency and increase surgeon control of system settings and adjustments. Newly upgradeable architecture and compatibility with existing OR suite technology facilitates the seamless integration of the da Vinci Si
'/>"/>

SOURCE El Camino Hospital
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. MedImmunes Motavizumab Reduced RSV Hospitalizations by 83 Percent Among High-Risk Native American, Full-Term Infants in Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 study
2. Gilbert Hospital Continues Cutting Edge Treatments
3. Siemens Preclinical Imaging System Helps The Methodist Hospital in Houston Further Its Research Mission
4. New Data Show Doripenem as Effective as Commonly Used Therapies in Treating Hospital-Acquired Pneumonias
5. AspenBio Pharma Reports Strong Results with Appendicitis Triage Blood Test from Large Multiple Hospital Study
6. INVEGA(TM) Significantly Reduced Symptoms of Schizophrenia Compared to SEROQUEL(R) in Acutely Ill, Hospitalized Patients
7. Cardinal Health Releases New Tool to Combat MRSA Infections in Hospitals
8. Hospital to Hold MRSA Briefing for Media and Community Leaders
9. Arizona Heart Hospital Reaches Settlement Regarding Clinical Research Matter
10. Providence Hospital Study Finds Communication System Leads to Faster Heart Attack Treatment
11. Allegheny General Hospital Performs First Liver Transplant
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... YORK , Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... research report is available in its catalogue: ... Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0652514/Wireless-Opportunities-in-Healthcare-The-Market-for-Bluetooth-RFID-Zigbee-UWB-WWAN-WMAN-WLAN-and-other-technologies.html Kalorama ... for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... ANN ARBOR, Mich. and ... a non-profit corporation established to bring cutting-edge next-generation ... trials to cancer patients, today announced a collaboration ... molecular capabilities to characterize patient tissue samples from ... be sensitive or resistant to TESARO,s TSR-011.  This may ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... NEW YORK , Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... report is available in its catalogue: ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p02051938/The-Market-for-Medical-Devices-in-EMEA .html The European, Middle ... makers of medical devices. As part of its ... in EMEA concentrates on the EMEA medical device ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 2Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 3Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 4Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 5Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 6Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 7Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 8Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 9Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 10Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 11Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 12Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 13Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 14Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 15Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 16Paradigm Announces Molecular Profiling Collaboration with TESARO, Inc. 2The Market for Medical Devices in EMEA 2The Market for Medical Devices in EMEA 3The Market for Medical Devices in EMEA 4The Market for Medical Devices in EMEA 5
(Date:8/20/2014)... Caddis Partners LLC, has built one ... real estate company in recent years, developing or acquiring ... $500 million, including more than $100 million last year ... expansions into new geographic regions and a wider array ... pleased to announce an enhanced brand identity that includes ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... US (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... access, governmental and physician stakeholders networks impacting the ... Latin America, US, Canada, and Emerging Markets. , ... Heartbeat Experts’ perspectives on stakeholder management needs for ... new immunotherapy and targeted therapy investigational agents that ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 In its latest ... and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a ... they can believe in, is highlighting an important and possibly ... heeded by everyone who wants to understand the insidious nature ... of the belief that drug abuse targets a certain socioeconomic ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... August 20, 2014 The Academy of ... Lokhandwala, DDS, FAGD of Starbrite Dental in Fremont, California, ... 2014 Annual Meeting & Exhibits, which took place June ... presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest-quality ... earn this prestigious honor, Dr. Lokhandwala completed 500 hours ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- White, straight women are ... minority, bisexual or lesbian women, a new study finds. ... women, aged 21 to 44, who took part in ... the National Survey of Family Growth study. In ... said they sought treatment for infertility. This ranged from ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Caddis Rebrands to Emphasize Its Growth, Expanded Capabilities 2Health News:Caddis Rebrands to Emphasize Its Growth, Expanded Capabilities 3Health News:Caddis Rebrands to Emphasize Its Growth, Expanded Capabilities 4Health News:Download HeartBeat Experts White Paper: A Stakeholder Engagement Strategy is Critical for the Evolving Melanoma Treatment Setting 2Health News:New A Forever Recovery Blog Post Reminds People that Drug Abuse Doesn’t Discriminate 2Health News:New A Forever Recovery Blog Post Reminds People that Drug Abuse Doesn’t Discriminate 3Health News:Fremont Dentist Receives Prestigious AGD Fellowship Award 2Health News:White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report 2
... Ames, Iowa Byron Brehm-Stecher, assistant professor in food ... his work with tiny particles. His latest research project ... silver nanoparticles to improve the safety of the worlds ... directly to foods, the ultimate goal of this project ...
... April 10 Clinsys Clinical Research, a,therapeutically ... launch of Clinsys ALTERNA, which utilizes its ... resource services. The new,division demonstrates Clinsys, commitment ... and the life sciences industry,s continuously evolving,staffing ...
... parents have taken their children to a podiatrist,for foot ... and foot pain bring thousands of adults to doctors, ... by the American,Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) during April,s Foot ... of foot,health when it comes to their children,s feet. ...
... The National,Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) is endorsing Rep. ... 3rd,Congressional District, who has been a powerful advocate ... patients. He is facing a,challenger in the North ... RPh, executive vice president and CEO of NCPA ...
... April 10 Health Environments Research &,Design Journal ... is to enhance the knowledge and practice of,evidence-based ... trends, and translating research to practice. The,vision of ... result of enhancing,healthcare environments for those receiving and ...
... independent ... auditors, LOUISVILLE, Colo., ... a result of its first Type,II SAS 70 compliance audit. The SAS ... U.S. accounting firm over a,period of five months. The audit covered GHX,s ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Iowa State University researcher looks to use nanoparticles for food safety 2Health News:Clinsys(R) Redefines Resource Services with the Launch of Clinsys ALTERNA(TM) 2Health News:Pediatric Survey Reveals Many Parents Neglect Their Children's Feet 2Health News:The Center for Health Design & Vendome Group Unveil Premiere Issue of Health Environments Research & Design Journal (HERD) - http://www.herdjournal.com 2Health News:GHX Achieves SAS 70 Compliance 2
Bi-phasic peristaltic infusion pump for tumescent work....
Inquire...
... Pump provides optimum flow rate ... Operates on any voltage worldwide. ... safety Interlock and easy load ... Double Spike Tubing, Dual Pneumatic ...
... VASER System represents a major advance ... to cosmetic procedures. Combined with precision ... emulsification, a solid grooved probe design ... System has been designed to minimize ...
Medicine Products: