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Surgical Techniques

Image: The Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter (Photo courtesy of Biosense Webster)

Smart Ablation Catheter Treats Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

An innovative catheter offers a patient-tailored ablation approach that provides long-term efficacy for atrial fibrillation (AF) patients. More...
27 Oct 2020
Image: Partial removal of inflamed tonsils results in less pain and bleeding (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock)

Tonsillotomy Causes Less Morbidity Than Tonsillectomy

Sub-total reduction of tonsil parenchyma results in far less pain and bleeding than a full tonsillectomy, according to a new study. More...
26 Oct 2020
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Image: Pulsed electric field ablation preserves collateral tissues (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

PEF Cardiac Ablation System Reduces Collateral Damage

An innovative cardiac ablation system utilizes high voltage, high frequency, pulsed electric field (PEF) energy to ablate tissue. More...
21 Oct 2020
Image: Image-guided breast biopsy helps detect lingering cancer cells (Photo courtesy of SciencePhoto)

Image-Guided Breast Biopsy Predicts Residual Cancer

Image-guided breast biopsy following neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) can be used to assess the presence of residual cancer, according to a new study. More...
21 Oct 2020
Image: The Stand-Alone Anterior Spine Truss System (ASTS-SA) (Photo courtesy of 4WEB Medical)

Spine Truss System Forestalls Supplemental Fixation

A next generation anterior lumbar interbody system eliminates the need for additional fixation or plating during anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) procedures. More...
20 Oct 2020
Image: Endovenous ablation helps recover from venous ulcers faster (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Early Ablation Advantageous in Venous Ulceration

Early endovenous ablation of venous leg ulcerations and superficial venous reflux lead to better outcomes, according to a new study. More...
14 Oct 2020
Image: The Napoleon Endoscopic Measuring Device (Photo courtesy of Micro-Tech Endoscopy)

Endoscopic Ruler Measures Gastrointestinal Lesions

A tiny ruler visible during an endoscopic examination allows for accurate gauging of a lesion or polyp’s size. More...
13 Oct 2020

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