SurgiQuest Announces First Procedure Using AirSeal(TM) Access System
...field, MA, Dr. David Earle, Director
of Minimally Invasive Surgery, performed a gallbladder removal procedure
through a single 12mm access port in the umbilicus
(belly button). The
AirSeal system creates an invisible barrier that does not rely on gaskets
or seals. This provides unobstructed access to the cavit...
Single-incision belly-button surgery to remove kidney performed first at UT Southwestern
...ation, Dr. Cadeddu, who does not receive support from Novare, was able to place all of the standard laparoscopic entry points at the umbilicus.
is a circle. We put three holes next to each other one at 12 oclock, one at three oclock, and one at six oclock. I then connected the three of them t...
Umbilicus in Medical Dictionary
... The umbilicus
itself lies at the level between L3/L4 vertebrae. ... The umbilicus
is also used to visually separate the abdomen into quadrants. ... Umbilicus
(mollusc), a feature of gastropod, Nautilus and Ammonite shell anatomy. umbilicus
, a synonym for th...
Umbilicus in Biological News
Olympus advances technology for laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery
...lows surgeons to perform minimally invasive single-site surgery through the umbilicus
(belly button), which may result in less abdominal trauma, less post-operat...terus. "There are a number of advantages in using a single port through the umbilicus
compared to typical laparoscopy," said Dr. Ross. "We have found that patien...
Umbilicus in Biological Technology