Jury Is In? Survival Benefit With Lap Surgery for Rectal Cancer Jury Is In? Survival Benefit With Lap Surgery for Rectal Cancer
Compared with open surgery, patients who underwent laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer had significantly improved 5-year overall survival.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Rate of Major Complications Low With Living Donor Nephrectomy
FRIDAY, May 6, 2022 -- The overall complication rate for hand-assisted laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy (HALLDN) was 12.4 percent, and most complications occurred after discharge, according to a study published online April 27 in Mayo Clinic... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 6, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Another Robotic Approach for Bladder Cancer Removal Proves Its Mettle
(MedPage Today) -- For bladder cancer patients undergoing radical cystectomy, robot-assisted laparoscopy with intracorporeal urinary diversion (ICUD) was associated with better survival and fewer serious complications compared with open surgery... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - April 29, 2022 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Living kidney donor surgery safe for most patients, study finds
The risk for major complications among living people who donate a kidney via laparoscopic surgery is " minimal, " with fewer than 3% of living donors experiencing major complications, a study published Monday showed, (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic study confirms living kidney donor surgery is low risk for most patients
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The risk of major complications for people who donate a kidney via laparoscopic surgery is minimal. That is the conclusion of a 20-year Mayo Clinic study of more than 3,000 living kidney donors. Only 2.5% of patients in the study experienced major complications, and all recovered completely. "Th e results of this study are extremely reassuring for individuals who are considering being living kidney donors. We found that this lifesaving surgery, when performed… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - April 25, 2022 Category: Research Source Type: news

Not All Good News When It Comes to Surging POEM Use for Achalasia
(MedPage Today) -- Use of per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for esophageal achalasia increased dramatically during the past decade, a retrospective study found, and while the procedure appears just as safe as laparoscopic Heller myotomy (LHM)... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - April 22, 2022 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Two Surgeries for Chronic GERD Yield Similar Long-Term Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- Fifteen years after a laparoscopic partial or total fundoplication for chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the two approaches appeared equally effective when it came to the ability to swallow foods, reflux control... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - April 21, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Weight Loss Surgery Effective Regardless of Age of Teens
WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2022 -- Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is an effective approach to surgical weight loss in adolescents, according to a study published online April 11 in Surgical Endoscopy. Jun Tashiro, M.D., from New York University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Is a Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy?
Title: What Is a Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 4/15/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 15, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

AI Model May Help Predict Ovarian Cancer Treatment Outcomes
Artificial intelligence model trained to recognize distinct morphologic patterns in high - grade serous ovarian cancer at the time of laparoscopy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 25, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Surgery, Conference News, Source Type: news

AI Model May Help Predict Ovarian Cancer Treatment Outcomes
FRIDAY, March 25, 2022 – An artificial intelligence (AI) model may help predict clinical outcomes at the time of laparoscopic assessment for advanced high-grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC), according to a study presented at the Society of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Robotic-Assisted Major Liver Resection May Have Advantages Robotic-Assisted Major Liver Resection May Have Advantages
For patients undergoing major liver resection, use of a robotic platform has advantages over a traditional laparoscopic approach, according to a large study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - March 14, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Ureterolithotomy for Impacted Ureteric Calculi Laparoscopic Ureterolithotomy for Impacted Ureteric Calculi
Is retroperitoneal laparoscopic ureterolithotomy a safe and effective treatment option for patients with impacted ureteric calculi?Translational Andrology and Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Mysteries and Underdiagnosis of SIBO
In 2017, shortly after she turned 32, Phoebe Lapine had just spent the previous three years overhauling her health to make up for her ailing thyroid, the result of unchecked Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. She was following a gluten-free diet, drinking kombucha and taking prebiotics, and finally feeling her best when she noticed peculiar gut symptoms starting to rear their head: burping during meals, stomach discomfort, and a bloated belly that simply would not deflate. She turned to a functional doctor who quickly gave her a diagnosis: small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), a gut condition not uncommon for hypothyro...
Source: TIME: Health - March 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Meaghan Beatley Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How Virtual Reality Is Expanding Health Care
Clinicians can help patients recover from strokes while they’re anywhere in the world—even states or countries far away from each other—by using a combination of robotics and virtual-reality devices. It’s happening at Georgia Institute of Technology, where Nick Housley runs the Sensorimotor Integration Lab. There, patients undergoing neurorehabilitation, including those recovering from a stroke, are outfitted with robotic devices called Motus, which are strapped to their arms and legs. The goal: to speed up recovery and assist with rehabilitation exercises. Patients and practitioners using the syste...
Source: TIME: Health - March 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sascha Brodsky Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news