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27 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016

Surgical Techniques

Image: Spina Bifida open defect (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia).

Cryopreserved Umbilical Cord Aids Fetal Spina Bifida Repair

A patch made from cryopreserved human umbilical cord could promote myeloschisis defect (spina bifida) repair in the womb, according to a new study. More...
25 Jul 2016
Image: Four different CABG surgical options (Photo courtesy of Labroots).

Arterial Revascularization Superior in Bypass Surgery

A new study concludes that diabetic patients who undergo coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) have better long-term outcomes when arteries are used rather than veins. More...
25 Jul 2016
Image: The Harmonic HD 1000i shears (Photo courtesy of Ethicon Endo-Surgery).

Ultrasonic Shears Address Complex Surgical Procedures

Next generation ultrasonic shears provide optimal efficiency for easier dissection, faster transection, and more secure sealing. More...
21 Jul 2016
Image: The Cartiva Synthetic Cartilage Implant (SCI) (Photo courtesy of Cartiva).

New Cartilage Implant Treats Osteoarthritis of the Big Toe

A novel biomedical polymer implant mimics the physical characteristics of articular cartilage, relieving pain while maintaining joint function. More...
20 Jul 2016

More Worldwide Orders for Medical Image Guidance Systems Developer

A company developing medical image guidance systems has received 11 new orders in Q2/2016 for their innovative product that improves the accuracy, and clinical outcomes for brain and spine surgery procedures and implants. More...
19 Jul 2016
JD Honigberg International
Image: An illustration of epilepsy seizure disorder (Photo courtesy of SlideShare).

Network Dynamics Help Devise Strategies for Epilepsy Surgery

A new study describes a mathematical model that can help distinguish ictogenic brain networks that act as the source of epileptic seizure activity. More...
19 Jul 2016
Image: The CorMatrix CanGaroo ECM envelope (Photo courtesy of CorMatrix).

Implant Envelope Forms Vascularized Tissue Pocket

A novel extracellular matrix (ECM) pouch creates a stable environment for cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs). More...
18 Jul 2016

The Surgical techniques channel of HospiMedica keeps the reader informed about the latest in cardiac procedures, transplantation, minimally invasive surgery, wound care, OB/GYN, orthopedics, urology, surgical instrumentation, ophthalmology, and additional related fields.
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