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3D Printing and CT Imaging Used to Guide Human Face Transplants

Surgeons are using computed tomography imaging and three-dimensional printing technology to reconstruct life-size models of patients’ heads to help better control the outcome in face transplantation surgery.    More...
18 Dec 2014
Image: The VICI Venous Stent System (Photo courtesy of Veniti).

Reinforced Stent Treats Venous Outflow Obstruction

A new venous stent system conforms to the unique anatomy and pathophysiology of the venous system, including crush resistance, vessel coverage, and flexibility.  More...
18 Dec 2014
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LED Light Provide Perfect Illumination of Surgical Fields

An innovative operating room surgical lamp with light emitting diode technology grants users optimal performance, reliability, and visual comfort.   More...
18 Dec 2014
Image: The UltraPro Plug hernia repair device (Photo courtesy of Ethicon).

Infrainguinal Plug Technique Safe for Hernia Repair

A new study suggests that repair of femoral hernias using an infrainguinal plug technique is a simple and effective procedure, without major postoperative events.  More...
17 Dec 2014

Longer Surgeries Entail Higher Blood Clot Risk

The longer a surgical procedure takes to complete, the higher the risk of a life-threatening venous thromboembolism, according to a new study.  More...
16 Dec 2014
Image: The Aer-O-Scope Colonoscope System (Photo courtesy of GI View).

Disposable Colonoscope Assists Colorectal Cancer Screening

An advanced, single use, self-propelled colonoscope offers omnidirectional colorectal cancer screening.  More...
15 Dec 2014
Image: The Perc NCompass nitinol stone extractor (Photo courtesy of Cook Medical).

New Extractors Expand Kidney Stone Removal Options

Two nickel-titanium stone extractors offer urologists new options for kidney stone extraction when performing percutaneous nephrolithotomy.  More...
11 Dec 2014

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