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Image: The OPMI LUMERA 700 microscope for cataract and retina surgery (Photo courtesy of Carl Zeiss Meditec).

Surgical Microscope Reveals Transparent Ocular Structures

A new microscope provides ophthalmic surgeons high quality intraoperative optical coherence tomography visualization of the eye, without interruption of surgery.  More...
16 Apr 2014

Combining Liver and Pancreatic Resections Is Safe

Combined liver and pancreatic resection is safe and can be performed with fairly low morbidity and mortality rates, according to a new study.  More...
15 Apr 2014
Image: The da Vinci Xi Surgical System with splayed arms (Photo courtesy of Intuitive Surgical).

New da Vinci Surgical System Optimized for Multiquadrant Surgeries.

The new generation of the da Vinci Xi robotic-assisted surgery system can be used across a wide spectrum of minimally invasive surgery procedures, and has been optimized for complex, multiquadrant surgeries.  More...
14 Apr 2014
Image: The Edwards Intuity Elite valve system and rapid deployment system (Photo courtesy of Edwards Lifesciences).

Delivery System Facilitates Prosthetic Valve Placement

Innovative heart valve technology features a rapid deployment system that facilitates aortic valve replacement procedures.  More...
13 Apr 2014
Image: A gel coated titanium surface binds proteins which promote bone formation (Photo courtesy of Ida Berts, Uppsala University).

Responsive Gel Promotes Bone Growth on Implants

An innovative gel can be used to coat titanium implant surfaces and bind protein molecules that promote bone formation.    More...
09 Apr 2014

Two Spine Surgeons Safer Than One

A team approach in complex spinal reconstructive surgery reduces rates of major complications by two-thirds, according to a new study.  More...
09 Apr 2014

Success of Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Linked to Gut Metabolism

Changes in bile acids are the key to weight-loss success and improvement in diabetes following vertical sleeve gastrectomy.  More...
08 Apr 2014

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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