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Malignant tumors

AR Glasses help Surgeons when Operating on Tumors

Malignant tumors often form metastases that spread to other parts of the body via the lymphatic system. High surgical skills are required to identify...
Pancreatic Cancervideo

Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Provides New Option for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital has expanded surgical options for pancreatic cancer patients with the recent addition of minimally invasive robotic...
robotic surgery

Team Developing Imaging Upgrade for Robotic Surgery

Removing part of a kidney with minimally invasive robotic surgery rather than an entire kidney when operating for smaller tumors is often best for...
soft robotics

Smaller, Smarter, Softer Robotic Arm for Endoscopic Surgery

Flexible endoscopes can snake through narrow passages to treat difficult to reach areas of the body. However, once they arrive at their target, these...
cancer

Surgical Assessment Tool Could Rapidly Analyze Cancerous Tissue Samples, Improve Patient...

A Purdue University precision innovation developed for brain tumor surgery is being expanded to provide medical professionals with a rapid, robust supplemental assessment tool...
liver cancer

New Tools Help Surgeons Find Liver Tumors, Not Nick Blood Vessels

The liver is a particularly squishy, slippery organ, prone to shifting both deadly tumors and life-preserving blood vessels by inches between the time they’re...
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New Device Could Make Closing Surgical Incisions a Cinch

Like many surgeons, Dr. Jason Spector is often faced with the challenge of securely closing the abdominal wall without injuring the intestines. If the...
surgeryvideo

How Six Cups of Ground Coffee Can Improve Nose, Throat Surgery

Imagine plopping six cups of coffee grounds on the heads of patients just before they are wheeled into the operating room to have nose...
bowel

Program Tests Behaviors That Prevent Bowel Leakage in Women

A University of Wisconsin–Madison gynecological surgeon is testing an educational program to reduce or prevent incontinence in women in southern and central Wisconsin. “Both fecal...
breast cancer

Breast-conserving Surgery Can Become Safer Thanks to Magnetic Mamaloc Technology

The procedure can be performed at a very early stage of breast cancer (when the tumor is often still very small and difficult to...
robotic drill

Get Ready: Your Future Surgery May Use an Automated, Robotic Drill

A computer-driven automated drill, similar to those used to machine auto parts, could play a pivotal role in future surgical procedures. The new machine...
cancer surgery

Study: Higher costs for complex cancer surgery indicator for worse care

Higher costs for complex cancer surgery may be an indicator for worse — rather than better — quality of care, according to new research...
surgeryvideo

Visualizing the Future of Surgery

Before Dr. Sonia Ramamoorthy, chief of colon and rectal surgery at UC San Diego Health, took a scalpel to Larry Smarr, director of Calit2, she first took...
wearable roboticvideo

Researchers to Develop ‘Wearable’ Robotic Tools for Surgery

The €4 million research project, funded by the European Commission under the HORIZON 2020 scheme, will be led by Professor Sanja Dogramadzi from the...
bone

New Material Regrows Bone

A team of researchers repaired a hole in a mouse’s skull by regrowing “quality bone,” a breakthrough that could drastically improve the care of...
fibre optic

Medical Robot Made from Hair-width Fibre Optic to Be Developed by...

The researchers, from the Hamlyn Centre at Imperial College London, have received £6.5 million in funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council...
FlexDexvideo

New Low-cost Surgical Instrument Moves like a Surgeon’s Hand

In an era of spiraling health care cost concerns, a new $500 surgical instrument developed at the University of Michigan is vying to take...
robotic

Engineers Developing Advanced Robotic Systems That Will Become Surgeon’s Right Hand

In the operating room of the future, robots will be an integral part of the surgical team, working alongside human surgeons to make surgeries...
e-cigarettes

UCLA Researchers Find New Evidence That E-Cigarettes May Harm Your Heart

It’s been more than 50 years since the U.S.  surgeon general warned the public about the lethal dangers of cigarette smoking. Last year, U.S. Surgeon...
incubator

The Missing Link: UC San Diego’s First Biomedical Incubator

An engineer watching a cardiac surgeon open up a patient’s chest to treat the heart may plan to build a better way to help...