I.V. Lidocaine in Children Undergoing Laparoscopic Appendectomy I.V. Lidocaine in Children Undergoing Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Might intraoperative i.v. lidocaine administration reduce the intraoperative or postoperative need for opioids in children undergoing laparoscopic appendectomy?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Outcomes of Robotic Surgery vs Conventional Approaches Outcomes of Robotic Surgery vs Conventional Approaches
How do the outcomes of robotic surgery compare to that of open or laparoscopic procedures in terms of postoperative complications and survival?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 9, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Affects Vasoactive Mediators Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Affects Vasoactive Mediators
Could laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy help resolve hypertension in obese individuals? A new study takes a look at the postoperative changes in vasoactive mediators.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Versius Robotic System introduced in German hospitals
The robotics tool will be used at Klinikum Chemnitz to aid in laparoscopic surgeries.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 17, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Robotic Total Gastrectomy Pricier, but Has Advantages Over Laparoscopic Approach Robotic Total Gastrectomy Pricier, but Has Advantages Over Laparoscopic Approach
In experienced hands, robotic total gastrectomy has advantages for the surgeon and patient, but is costlier than traditional laparoscopic surgery, according to a study from China.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 16, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Best of both worlds: A hybrid method for tracking laparoscopic ultrasound transducers
(SPIE--International Society for Optics and Photonics) In a recent study published in the Journal of Medical Imaging, a team of scientists from the US have come up with a creative solution. Instead of relying entirely on either hardware- or CV-based tracking, they propose a hybrid approach that combines both methods. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Laparoscopy cost effective in untreated advanced ovarian cancer
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Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - February 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Scott Huennekens joins 270Surgical Board of Directors, Observer and Advisor
NETANYA, Israel and DALLAS, Jan. 26, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- 270Surgical Ltd is pleased to announce that Scott Huennekens has joined the Board of Directors team as an Observer and will also act as an advisor to the Board and CEO ... Devices, Surgery, Personnel 270Surgical, SurroundScope, laparoscope, laparoscopic camera (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Finalizes Guidance for Power Morcellators FDA Finalizes Guidance for Power Morcellators
"The FDA recommends performing laparoscopic power morcellation for myomectomy or hysterectomy only with a tissue containment system," and only in select patients, according to the new guidance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Lavage an Alternative to Resection in Perforated Diverticulitis Laparoscopic Lavage an Alternative to Resection in Perforated Diverticulitis
In patients with perforated purulent diverticulitis, outcomes of laparoscopic peritoneal lavage eventually do not differ much from those following primary resection, researchers have found in JAMA Surgery.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Comparisons of Analgesic Efficacy in Laparoscopic Prostatectomy Comparisons of Analgesic Efficacy in Laparoscopic Prostatectomy
This study compared postoperative analgesic outcomes of three commonly used anesthesia techniques in patients undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy Yields Larger Long-Term Weight Loss Than RYGB
THURSDAY, Dec. 17, 2020 -- Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) results in greater weight loss than laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) seven years after surgery, according to a study published online Dec. 9 in JAMA Surgery. Sofia... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Researchers Evaluate Gynecology-Specific Laparoscopic Simulator Researchers Evaluate Gynecology-Specific Laparoscopic Simulator
Students have similar confidence levels during a simulated laparoscopic vaginal cuff suturing task whether they train with the current laparoscopic simulator or a newer gynecology-specific simulator.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Protection Against Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Complications Protection Against Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Complications
A two-layer vaginal cuff closure during total laparoscopic hysterectomy is associated with fewer postoperative complications according to a retrospective study of approximately 3,000 patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic, Robotic Repair of Ventral Hernia Yield Similar Patient-Reported Outcomes Laparoscopic, Robotic Repair of Ventral Hernia Yield Similar Patient-Reported Outcomes
Laparoscopic and robotic ventral hernia repair with intraperitoneal mesh have comparable patient-reported outcomes, but the robotic approach takes longer and remains more costly, according to results from the PROVE-IT randomized clinical trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 1, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

When and Why Do Diverticulitis Patients Need Surgery? When and Why Do Diverticulitis Patients Need Surgery?
An update to the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) guideline on diverticular disease suggests that surgery may not be needed in many cases, while a study of laparoscopic resection shows that quality of life may improve, although risks exist.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 25, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

What Can I Expect After a Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy?
Title: What Can I Expect After a Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 11/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - November 18, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Resection May Be An Option for CRC Liver Metastases
TUESDAY, Nov. 17, 2020 -- For patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who have resectable liver metastases, survival outcomes at five years do not differ significantly for treatment with laparoscopic versus open liver resection, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Randomized trial of laparoscopic, open liver surgery found no difference in long-term survival ou
(American College of Physicians) A randomized trial of laparoscopic and open liver surgery for patients with metastatic colon cancer found no difference in survival outcomes between treatment groups. Previously published short-term results showed that the laparoscopic approach led to fewer complications within 30 days after surgery, faster recovery, and shorter hospital stays. Findings from a randomized, controlled trial are published inAnnals of Internal Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Laparoscopic, Robotic Repair of Ventral Hernia Yield Similar Patient-Reported Outcomes Laparoscopic, Robotic Repair of Ventral Hernia Yield Similar Patient-Reported Outcomes
Laparoscopic and robotic ventral hernia repair with intraperitoneal mesh have comparable patient-reported outcomes, but the robotic approach takes longer and remains more costly, according to results from the PROVE-IT randomized clinical trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 12, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

What to Expect After a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy?
Title: What to Expect After a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 11/5/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - November 5, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

What Is Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation?
Title: What Is Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 11/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/3/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - November 3, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

What Is Laparoscopy in Gynecology?
Title: What Is Laparoscopy in Gynecology?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - October 29, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Recovery Time for a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
Title: Recovery Time for a Laparoscopic HysterectomyCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - October 29, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Virtual Incision Receives Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to Initiate Study of First-of-its-Kind MIRA Platform
Company Prepares MIRA for Use in Minimally-Invasive Laparoscopic Colon Surgery HOLLAND, Mich., Oct. 28, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Genesis Innovation Group's cultivate(MD) Capital Fund II LP, a fund focused on investments into ea... Devices, Surgery, FDA Genesis Innovation Group, Virtual Incision, MIRA Surgical Platform (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sex, Age Among Predictors of Ongoing Pain After Laparoscopic Inguinal-Hernia Repair Sex, Age Among Predictors of Ongoing Pain After Laparoscopic Inguinal-Hernia Repair
About one in 17 patients experience chronic pain following laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (LIHR), and those at higher risk include women and younger patients, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 16, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Removal Plus Transplant Surgery Feasible in Polycystic Kidney Disease
THURSDAY, Oct. 15, 2020 -- Patients with large polycystic kidneys can have their diseased kidneys safely removed laparoscopically at the same time as their kidney transplant (KT) surgery, according to a study published online Sept. 16 in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pioneering dual surgery a safe option for patients with polycystic kidney disease
(Mayo Clinic) Patients with large polycystic kidneys in need of a kidney transplant can have their diseased kidneys safely removed laparoscopically at the same time as their transplant surgery. That is the finding of a Mayo Clinic study recently published in the American Journal of Transplantation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fluorescent Cholangiography Could Prevent Bile Duct Injury During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Fluorescent Cholangiography Could Prevent Bile Duct Injury During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Fluorescent cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy could prevent bile duct injury by improving visualization of biliary anatomy, according to a new review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Fewer Recurrences Seen After Robotic Paraesophageal Hernia Repairs Fewer Recurrences Seen After Robotic Paraesophageal Hernia Repairs
Robotic-assisted paraesophageal hernia (PEH) repair appears to be associated with a lower rate of hernia recurrence than is laparoscopic surgery, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

One bullet causing five holes, laparoscopic exploration with repair: a case report and review of the literature - Jones H, Ahmed H.
INTRODUCTION: The proper treatment of penetrating abdominal wounds has been a controversial topic, and the preferred regimen has evolved over time. In recent years, many trauma centers have started using diagnostic laparoscopy in stable trauma patients in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Thoracoscopic vs. Laparoscopic Myotomy
Title: Thoracoscopic vs. Laparoscopic MyotomyCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Sugammadex vs. Neostigmine in Laparoscopic Prostatectomy Sugammadex vs. Neostigmine in Laparoscopic Prostatectomy
Can sugammadex reduce the length of hospital stay, recovery time, and unplanned readmission for patients who underwent robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy when compared to neostigmine?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Intraop Lidocaine and Pain After TEP Inguinal Hernioplasty Intraop Lidocaine and Pain After TEP Inguinal Hernioplasty
Does intraoperative lidocaine infusion improve postoperative pain-related outcomes in patients undergoing laparoscopic TEP inguinal hernioplasty?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 6, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Better Continence Rate Gives Robotic Prostatectomy the Edge Better Continence Rate Gives Robotic Prostatectomy the Edge
Rates of urinary continence were higher after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy than after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in a large-scale, randomized comparison of the two approaches.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Measuring Severity of Intraoperative Events Using Video Data Measuring Severity of Intraoperative Events Using Video Data
A newly developed instrument may be a useful tool for measuring the severity of intraoperative events in laparoscopic surgery.Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Gynecological Laparoscopies Show Unexpectedly High Infection Rate Gynecological Laparoscopies Show Unexpectedly High Infection Rate
Surgical site infections are seen in almost one in six patients who undergo gynecological laparoscopy, according to Israeli and Australian researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

What Is Open and Laparoscopic Resection Rectopexy?
Title: What Is Open and Laparoscopic Resection Rectopexy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 7/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 16, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

What Is Laparoscopic Left Colectomy/Hemicolectomy?
Title: What Is Laparoscopic Left Colectomy/Hemicolectomy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 10, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

What Is Laparoscopic Right Colectomy?
Title: What Is Laparoscopic Right Colectomy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 7/9/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/9/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 9, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

How Long Does an Exploratory Laparoscopy Take?
Title: How Long Does an Exploratory Laparoscopy Take?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 7/8/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/8/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 8, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

What Is Laparoscopic Ventral Mesh Rectopexy?
Title: What Is Laparoscopic Ventral Mesh Rectopexy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 6/30/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 30, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Can Adhesions Be Removed Laparoscopically?
Title: Can Adhesions Be Removed Laparoscopically?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 6/30/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - June 30, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

How Long Does It Take to Recover from Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Surgery?
Title: How Long Does It Take to Recover from Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Surgery?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 5/1/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/1/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - May 1, 2020 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

How Long Does a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Last?
Title: How Long Does a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Last?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 4/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - April 29, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Grants Breakthrough Designation for Heart Failure Device
VisCardia has been granted Breakthrough Device Designation for an implantable technology to treat heart failure (HF). More specifically, the Portland, OR-based company’s VisOne is a device that treats moderate to severe HF with reduced ejection fraction and preserved ventricular synchrony. The system delivers synchronized diaphragmatic stimulation (SDS) therapy. Greg Harris, VP of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs spoke with MD+DI about VisOne and how the device has the potential to make a difference in the lives of HF patients. “Other technologies are usually focused on strengthening the ...
Source: MDDI - April 23, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Cardiovascular Business Source Type: news

What Is Recovery Time for Laparoscopic Appendectomy?
Title: What Is Recovery Time for Laparoscopic Appendectomy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 4/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - April 16, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Robotic Voluminous Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Voluminous Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
This review examined the safety and efficacy of a robotic approach to paraesophageal hernia repair. Is it a feasible alternative to standard laparoscopic repair?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Robotic Hernia Repair No Better Than Traditional Approach, Has Several Drawbacks Robotic Hernia Repair No Better Than Traditional Approach, Has Several Drawbacks
For primary inguinal hernia repair, there is no apparent benefit to the robotic approach over the traditional laparoscopic approach, according to a randomized controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 30, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news