New Robotic-Assisted Surgery Offers Inspiring Hope for Rwanda
An artist’s impression of the completed Centre of Excellence in Kigali. The center supported by IRCAD is expected to assist with the training of surgeons throughout the continent with minimally invasive surgery training. Credit: SuppliedBy Aimable TwahirwaKIGALI, Nov 13 2023 (IPS) In a newly established Centre of Excellence located in Masaka, a suburb of the Rwandan capital city, Kigali, an expanded lab, complete with innovative facilities and specialized instruments, is now giving surgeons a conducive environment to simulate how to perform minimally invasive surgeries. French-based Institute for Research into Cancer ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 13, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Aimable Twahirwa Tags: Africa Featured Health Innovation TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Rwanda Source Type: news

Intech and Lenkbar Join Forces to Deliver Cutting-Edge Solutions Worldwide
A merger poised to advance minimally invasive surgery, cutting tools, and sports medicine. MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In a landmark move set to transform the orthopedic industry, Intech, a global leader in Medical Device manufacturing, is thrilled to announce... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 26, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: TNM Source Type: news

Stroke Doesn't Have to Lead to Death or Disability
(MedPage Today) -- Imagine having a severe, life-threatening stroke at 5 p.m., being rushed by ambulance to undergo minimally invasive surgery to remove the blood clot from your brain, then walking out of the hospital, symptom-free, the very next... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 15, 2023 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Levita(R) Magnetics Wins FDA Clearance for Pioneering MARS(TM) System
First-of-its-kind minimally invasive surgery platform that combines magnets and machines Designed to bring benefits to patients, surgeons, and surgery centers MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 22, 2023 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Levita M... Devices, Surgery, FDA Levita Magnetics, Magnetic Surgical System, MARS System (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 22, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Optilume BPH Catheter System Provides Sustained Benefits
FRIDAY, Aug. 18, 2023 -- For men aged 50 years or older with symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and a prostate size between 20 and 80 g, minimally invasive surgery with the Optilume BPH Catheter System provides sustained improvements in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 18, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Staging pancreatic cancer early with minimally invasive surgery shows positive results in patient prognosis, Mayo Clinic study finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons reveals that performing a minor surgical procedure on patients newly diagnosed with pancreatic cancer helps to identify cancer spread early and determine the stage of cancer. The researchers add that the surgery ideally should be performed before the patient begins chemotherapy. "This is an important study because it supports that staging laparoscopy may help with determining a patient's prognosis and… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 29, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Minimally Invasive Surgery May Be Good Option for People With Pancreatic Cancer
FRIDAY, May 26, 2023 -- Minimally invasive surgery works just as well as full-scale open surgery in removing early-stage pancreatic cancers, allowing patients a faster recovery with less infection risk, a new clinical trial has found. The ability to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 26, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

World Laparoscopy Hospital sets world record in robotic surgery training
The hospital said that it is the first private institute in India to initiate the practice of robotic surgery. Robotic surgery, a branch of minimally invasive surgery, allows surgeons to perform complex surgical procedures with more precision, flexibility, and control than is possible with conventional techniques. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 17, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Innovative treatments for rectal cancer
Mayo Clinic has been taking care of patients with rectal cancer for more than 100 years, dating back to the Mayo brothers. Even at that time, doctors were innovative with their approach to the care of patients with rectal cancer. That continues today as Mayo Clinic offers the latest in minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Eric Dozois, a Mayo Clinic colon and rectal surgeon, explains some of the surgical treatment options being offered. Watch: Dr. Eric… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 23, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

AIIMS Delhi to set up robotic surgery training facility
It said that robotic-assisted surgery is one of the newest areas of innovation in minimally invasive surgery. AIIMS Delhi has been an early adopter of this innovation in medical technology and has a talent pool of faculty using robotic surgical systems for many years. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - March 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A new, minimally-invasive approach to life-threatening aneurysms
Yale is one of only a handful of U.S. centers to treat thoracoabdominal aneurysms — the most complex and deadliest type — with minimally invasive surgery. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 7, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

A new, minimally invasive approach to life-threatening aneurysms
Yale is one of only a handful of U.S. centers to treat thoracoabdominal aneurysms — the most complex and deadliest type — with minimally invasive surgery. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 7, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Health System offering free men's health webinar
MANKATO, Minn. — November is Men's Health Awareness Month, and Mayo Clinic Health System is offering a free men’s health webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 12:15-1 p.m. Urologist David Yang, M.D., specializes in men’s health and will discuss common health concerns, including erectile dysfunction and painful erections. He’ll also discuss available treatment options, from lifestyle changes to minimally invasive surgery options. Attendees can learn everything they want to know – but may be hesitant… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 11, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Wake Forest University School of Medicine resident selected for advanced surgery training at IRCAD in France
A general surgery resident at Wake Forest University School of Medicine has been selected to study pediatric minimally invasive surgery at IRCAD, a France-based global research and training institute. Dr. Jessica Rauh will spend one week in April 2023 at the state-of-the-art center, which teaches all aspects of endoscopic surgery, and is located on the campus of the University of Strasbourg in France. Only one fellow or resident is selected annually for this award. Rauh was selected based on her … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 14, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Source Type: news

Black, Hispanic Patients Less Likely to Have Minimally Invasive Fibroid Surgery
FRIDAY, Sept. 9, 2022 -- Black and Hispanic patients are significantly less likely than White patients to undergo minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for uterine fibroids, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Minimally Invasive... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 9, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news