Tag: "retractor" at medical news
Complete Robotic Surgery To Revolutionize Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer
...tic arms holds a tiny video camera, one works as a retractor
and the other two replicate the surgeon’s exact hand movements. The 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 surro...
Surgeon Buys a Retractor from eBay
... his mind when he placed the huge order. Since a retractor
is critical equipment in an operation theater, the surgeon, with a motive to save time, placed the order without seeking official permission. The equipment was subsequently seized by the hospital and after customary checks and procedures, was inducte...
Lesser the Better- Minimally Invasive Surgery Breakthrough
...al camera at the best spot for seeing or to move a retractor
or other surgical instrument. Once optimally positioned, the instruments can be locked in place. That allows a much greater range of maneuverability and the surgical team can more easily reposition the camera or instrument, said Dr. Cadeddu. In ...