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New spray gel heals surgical wounds

... of the new dressing is that it can be used during keyhole surgery, which is now commonly preferred to open s...has been little available to help wound healing in keyhole surgery patients. Head of Confluent Surgical, Amarpreet Sawhney told that the gel may also have the ...

New pancreatic surgery

...hrough the operation. // It's an advance to use keyhole surgery on the pancreas. Doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Centre, in New York City, describe 19 cases of this kind of operation involving patients with benign disease of the pancreas. There were very few problems, and a decreased stay in hospital for a...

The Benefits Of Keyhole Surgery

Laparoscopy, or keyhole surgery, for colorectal cancer has been done on patients for 10 years. The surgery is done through small // holes instead of the more conventional large incision. While the patient clearly benefits from a faster recovery with the laparoscopic procedu...

Complete Robotic Surgery To Revolutionize Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer

... camera and instruments are inserted through small keyhole incisions in the patient’s abdomen. The surgeon then directs the robotic instruments to dissect the prostate gland and surrounding issue....

Any Form Of Minimally Invasive Surgery- Name It & They Do It!

...r infection. That's there MIS - popularly known as keyhole operations - came in. The hospital, set up in 19...uld walk straight again. Even babies can undergo keyhole surgery, the incisions on their bodies limited to less than two centimetres. The hospital gets patie...

New Device Developed For Treating Cervical Spondylitis

...re claims to have developed a device to facilitate keyhole surgery for cervical spondylitis and disk prolapse, in what is being regarded as a breakthrough in spinal treatment. // Ravi Dev, a young associate professor in the department of neurosurgery at King George's Medical University (KGMU), has develop...

Treat Spondylitis With Keyhole Surgery

...w has today developed a new drill to help with the keyhole approach to spinal surgery especially keyhole surgery for// cervical spondylitis and disk prolapse. Ravi Dev, a young associate professor in the...

Campbell Decides To Boost Publicity about Prostate Cancer

...cer treatment centre. Treatments available include keyhole and robotic surgery, brachytherapy and high intensity ultra-sound. A survey for Prostate Cancer Charity found that ignorance and neglect are the biggest enemies when fighting cancer. It was found that 25% of the men aged 55 do not realize their ris...

First Keyhole Heart Valve Surgery Scheduled in Britain

...mmonest heart operations following bypasses. The keyhole technique is used only on patients who are unsuitable for open-heart surgery as they are too old to survive it or have other diseases that increase the risk. PI...

HeartLander - Futuristic Medical Technology Takes Off

...rk by it being first inserted below the ribcage by keyhole surgery and then attached to the heart, via a vacuum line to its suction feet. Once attached it is controlled by three rigid wires, which are pushed and pulled by motors outside the body. The robot may also carry a needle, which could be used to in...

Stray Kerala Dogs Face Keyhole Surgery to Control Birth Rate

... promote Animal Birth Control (ABC) by starting a keyhole surgery drive for stray dogs to control their repr...the Mattancherry Veterinary Hospital by conducting keyhole surgeries on eleven stray dogs - seven female and four male. The dogs are first given vitamins va...

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