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Surgical Techniques

Nitric Oxide Protects Kidneys During Cardiac Surgery

Administering nitric oxide during prolonged cardiopulmonary bypass procedures may help protect the kidneys, according to a new study.  More...
01 Dec 2015

Virtual Reality Device Helps Treat Blocked Arteries

A wearable virtual reality device based on Google Glass can be used to guide revascularization of chronically blocked coronary arteries.  More...
29 Nov 2015
Image: The Lariat suture delivery device and polyester braid (Photo courtesy of SentreHEART).

Novel Suturing Device Facilitates Soft Tissue Closure

A new delivery device provides an intuitive solution to soft tissue closure compatible with a wide range of surgical procedures.  More...
25 Nov 2015
Image: Primordial goo inspired polymer coating for implants (Photo courtesy of CSIRO).

Primordial Goo Could Advance Medical Implant Technology

An innovative prebiotic-chemistry inspired polymer coating could help biologically improve medical devices and implants.  More...
25 Nov 2015

Mechanical Heart Valves Better Than Biological Ones

A new study suggests that mechanical valve prostheses last longer and have a better survival record than biological valve prostheses.  More...
25 Nov 2015

Reconstructive Implant Restores Natural Knee Motion

An innovative knee implant enables young and active patients to return to athletics and activities of daily living through the restoration of natural, healthy knee motion.  More...
23 Nov 2015

Therapeutic Ultrasound System Ablates Prostate Tissue

A new high-intensity focused ultrasound system offers an effective option for prostatic tissue ablation with a low occurrence of side effects.  More...
22 Nov 2015

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