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Surgical Techniques

Image: A double-sided adhesive can be used to seal tissues together (Photo courtesy of Felice Frankel/MIT)

Double-Sided Adhesive Could Replace Surgical Sutures

A novel double-sided tape (DST) that can seal tissues in just five seconds could eventually be used to replace sutures, claims a new study. More...
18 Nov 2019
Image: The LOw-profile Braided Occluder (LOBO) (Photo courtesy of Okami Medical)

Versatile Occluder Constricts Peripheral Vasculature

An innovative microcatheter-delivered vascular device provides rapid and focal occlusion of a wide range of peripheral arterial targets. More...
14 Nov 2019
Radcal
Image: The SAHARA Lateral 3D Expandable Interbody System (Photo courtesy of Stryker)

3D-Printed Implant Supports Lateral Spinal Fusion

 A novel lateral expandable fusion device allows surgeons to achieve up to 30 degrees of sagittal spinal correction in skeletally mature patients. More...
13 Nov 2019
Image: The XACT Robotics needle trajectory system (Photo courtesy of XACT Robotics)

Robotic Surgery System Guides Needle-Based Procedures

A hands-free robotic surgery system uses image-based planning tools and navigation systems to insert and steer various instruments to a desired location within the body. More...
12 Nov 2019
Image: Abdominal surgery during pregnancy is safe (Photo courtesy of Alamy)

Abdominal Surgery Can Be Undertaken Safely During Pregnancy

A new study concludes that abdominal surgery for non-obstetric pathology can be performed safely during pregnancy (if needed) without increase in maternal and fetal pathology, miscarriage, and preterm birth rates. More...
11 Nov 2019
Clear Image Devices
Image: An innovative mini-optical system helps ensure accurate THA (Photo courtesy of Intellijoint Surgical).

Smart Navigation Systems Optimize Total Hip Arthroplasty

The combination of two surgeon-controlled surgical planning and guidance platforms optimizes the treatment of total hip arthroplasty (THA) procedures. More...
07 Nov 2019
Image: A new study confirms that flexible robotics assist bronchoscopy (Photo courtesy of Auris Health).

Robotics Aid Diagnostic and Surgical Bronchoscopic Procedures

A new study confirms that a robot-assisted bronchoscopy platform can successfully localize undiagnosed lung lesions. More...
06 Nov 2019


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