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Surgical Techniques

Image: The Fujifilm Interlock Trocar (Photo courtesy of Fujifilm).

Tandem Motion Device Facilitates Laparoscopic Surgery

A novel tandem motion visualization device allows surgeons to control both a laparoscope and a hand instrument at the same time and with one hand. More...
17 Apr 2019
Image: Dr. Aaron Fischman performing a bariatric embolization procedure (Photo courtesy of Mount Sinai Hospital).

Bariatric Fundus Embolization Viable for Severely Obese Patients

Transarterial embolization of the gastric fundus in severely obese adults can suppress appetite and induce weight loss for up to 12 months, claims a new study. More...
17 Apr 2019
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Image: The Cerene cryotherapy device is designed to reduce menstrual bleeding (Photo courtesy of Channel Medsystems).

Cryotherapy Device Treats Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

A novel nitrous oxide (N2O) cryotherapy device freezes the lining of the uterus in order to significantly reduce future menstrual bleeding. More...
16 Apr 2019
Image: The CoolSource cooling vests are intended to lower heat-related stress (Photo courtesy of Cardinal Health).

Cooling Vest Alleviates Heat Impact in OR

A disposable cooling device helps keep clinicians cool and comfortable in the operating room (OR) by reducing heat-related stress and distractions. More...
15 Apr 2019
Image: A new study claims uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is a good treatment option for uterine fibroids (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Uterine Fibroid Embolization Results in Fewer Complications

Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) can treat uterine fibroids with fewer complications than surgical myomectomy, according to a new study. More...
11 Apr 2019
Image: The HeartLight Excalibur Balloon and HeartLight X3 System (Photo courtesy of CardioFocus).

Next-Generation Ablation System Treats Atrial Fibrillation

A third-generation technology platform uses laser ablation to perform pulmonary vein isolation (PVI), blocking the abnormal electrical pathways that cause atrial fibrillation (AF). More...
10 Apr 2019
Image: The Europa pedicle screw system comes in five sizes (Photo courtesy of MiRus).

New Superalloy Metal Advances Medical Implants

A proprietary superalloy provides a combination of strength, ductility, durability, and biological safety that is unmatched by current implant materials. More...
09 Apr 2019


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