Similar Long-term Survival With Laparoscopic, Open Gastrectomy Similar Long-term Survival With Laparoscopic, Open Gastrectomy
New evidence highlights the'safety and efficacy of laparoscopic gastrectomy,'researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - October 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Uganda: Health Facility in Jinja Launches 'Keyhole' Surgery
[Monitor] Kyabirwa Surgical Centre in Kyabirwa-Bujagali Village, Budondo Ward in Jinja City has launched laparoscopic surgery, a technique in which short, narrow tubes are inserted into the abdomen through usually less than one centimetre (keyhole] incisions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Choice of Mesh for Hernia Repair Tied to Risk of Reoperation Choice of Mesh for Hernia Repair Tied to Risk of Reoperation
The type of surgical mesh used for laparoscopic repair of primary or incisional ventral hernias is associated with the rate of reoperations, a new study from Denmark suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Successful removal of two magnets in the small intestine by laparoscopy and colonoscopy: a case report - Oh RG, Lee CG, Park YN, Lee YM.
BACKGROUND: Ingestion of multiple magnets can cause serious gastrointestinal complications, such as obstruction, fistulae, and perforation. When multiple magnets traverse the stomach, coordination between pediatric gastroenterologists and pediatric surgeon... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Lidocaine + DEX and PONV Following Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Lidocaine + DEX and PONV Following Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
Might a combined infusion of lidocaine plus dexmedetomidine reduce the occurrence of postoperative nausea and vomiting in women undergoing laparoscopic hysterectomy?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Robotic Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer Does Not Cut Postop Infections
But overall incidence of postoperative complications significantly lower with robotic versus laparoscopic gastrectomy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Infections, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

No Drop in Intra-Abdominal Infectious Complications With Robotic Gastrectomy No Drop in Intra-Abdominal Infectious Complications With Robotic Gastrectomy
Robotic gastrectomy failed to reduce intra-abdominal infectious complications compared with standard laparoscopic gastrectomy in a randomized clinical trial of 236 patients with gastric cancer.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Xenocor Expands Board of Directors to Accelerate Innovation and Launch
Seasoned Healthcare Executive Mark Foster Brings 20 Years of Medical Device Commercialization and Management Experience SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 20, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Xenocor Inc., developers of the first single-use, fog-fr... Devices, Surgery, Personnel Xenocor, Xenoscope, laparoscope (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coffee break has no impact on laparoscopic skills: a randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled parallel-group trial - Gerdes C, Bergh äuser AM, Hipp J, Bäumlein M, Hinrichs S, Thomassen JC, Hoffmann S, Gerdes B.
BACKGROUND: Coffee is a widely consumed beverage. Surgeons often drink coffee before performing surgery. Caffeine intake leads to tremor which might have a negative effect on surgeons' fine motor skills. METHODS: A double-blinded parallel-group tri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Oxycodone vs. Morphine After Endometriosis Resection Oxycodone vs. Morphine After Endometriosis Resection
This study aimed to compare the analgesic potency of oxycodone versus morphine after laparoscopic deep infiltrating endometriosis resection. Is one preferable to the other?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Ethicon ’s Echelon Circular Powered Stapler Associated With Major Reduction In Serious Complications Following Colorectal Surgery
Cinncinnati, OH – Aug. 11, 2021 – Ethicon*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, today announced the results of a new real-world study that shows its ECHELON CIRCULAR Powered Stapler was associated with a 74% reduction in anastomotic leak rates (1.8% vs. 6.9%)[1] and a 44% reduction in 30-day inpatient hospital readmission rates (6.1% vs.10.8%) after colorectal surgery compared with manual circular staplers.[2]The study, published in Surgical Endoscopy, shows the groundbreaking device is just as effective in reducing life-threatening and costly surgical complications in real-world surg...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Robotic Platforms Not Superior for Abdominopelvic Surgery
MONDAY, June 28, 2021 -- For adults undergoing abdominopelvic surgery, robot-assisted surgery currently offers no clear advantage over laparoscopy or open surgery, and it increases operative duration compared with laparoscopy, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ethicon Expands Advanced Biopolar Energy Portfolio With Launch Of Enseal X1 Curved Jaw Tissue Sealer
CINCINNATI, OH – June 21, 2021 -- Ethicon*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies,** today announced the launch of the ENSEAL X1 Curved Jaw Tissue Sealer, a new advanced bipolar energy device that increases procedural efficiency[1] and provided stronger sealing[2] and better access to more tissue than LigaSure™ Maryland.[3] The device is indicated for colorectal, gynecological, bariatric surgery and thoracic procedures. The ENSEAL X1 Curved Jaw is the first of several new advanced laparoscopic bipolar devices the company plans to launch in the coming months as it expands its extensive ener...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Pancreatoduodenectomy Feasible in Experienced Hands but With Marginal Benefit Laparoscopic Pancreatoduodenectomy Feasible in Experienced Hands but With Marginal Benefit
Laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy has only marginal clinical benefit over open pancreatoduodenectomy, even when performed by experienced surgeons, according to a large multicenter study from China.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 14, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Genesis MedTech brings its articulating laparoscopic devices to China, Singapore
The ArtiSential devices act as an extension of a surgeon's arm, mimicking the movement of its user's hand, wrist and fingers.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 10, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Impact of randomized trial on use of minimally invasive surgery for cervical cancer
(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) Researchers found a substantial reduction in the use of minimally invasive surgery for cervical cancer after publication of the results a major study called the Laparoscopic Approach to Cervical Cancer (LACC) in November 2018. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Use of Dexmedetomidine in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Use of Dexmedetomidine in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
What is the optimal dose of dexmedetomidine to maintain hemodynamic stability, prevent cough, and minimize postoperative pain for patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

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
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
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