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Now, a robotic way to hassle-free surgeries


May 21st, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Four finger-tip sized incisions, four robotic arms, including a camera eye snaking inside, the magnified image of the visceral organs being watched on a screen ... Read more...

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Free me, says Big B


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is enjoying his freedom from tubes and needles and says he is now eagerly awaiting his return home from the hospital, where he ... Read more...

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Surgeon pioneers gallbladder removal through belly button


December 30th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Santiago Horgan, a robotic surgery expert, pioneered the removal of a diseased gallbladder through a patient's belly button in 60 minutes, reports a study.It took Horgan ... Read more...

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Indian docs remove kidney stones from Iraqi man


April 5th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Iraqi shopkeeper Naeem Musa had braced for a long, painful treatment for stones in both kidneys, as two earlier operations were not of much help. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Organ removal through body orifices ‘minimally invasive approach to surgery’


March 11th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Northwestern Medicine physicians were among the first in the U.S. to perform organ removal surgeries through the mouth or vagina - the procedure is being considered the most ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New surgery technique to be showcased at cardiology meet


February 4th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 3 (IANS) A new surgery procedure called Minimum Invasive Cardiac Surgery (MICS) that reduced the incision size by more than half will be showcased at the three-day international conference on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, laser technology that inscribes on glass without breaking it


November 25th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Now, a new laser technology can inscribe numbers in glass without cracking, heating or leaving any external marks on the glass."It's the only technology that can mark glass ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Got a migraine? Get a ‘brow-lift’!


November 11th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Doctors in the UK seem to have found a unique solution for migraines - a brow lift - and a Brit woman is the first one to have ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Forget facelift and tummy tuck, bum lift is the latest cosmetic craze!


September 28th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): Facelift and tummy tuck will soon become passé, for more and more women are opting for the trendier bum lift.Constantino Mendieta is the inventor of the Miami Thong ... Read more...

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Robots to get touchy-feely with sensitive artificial skin


September 14th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Robots are soon going to get so sensitive to touch that they would even be able to feel the tickle of fly feet-thanks to Stanford scientists who have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New robotic head and neck cancer surgery preserves speech sans scarring


September 8th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Doctors have developed an incisionless robotic surgical procedure that would allow patients to get certain head and neck cancer tumours removed without visible scarring, while preserving speech and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Champions League: Katich says Australians will revel in S. Africa’s pacy conditions


September 6th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept.6 (ANI): Australian opener and New South Wales captain Simon Katich believes that playing conditions in South Africa will help his first class team to lift the Twenty20 Champions League trophy ... Read more...

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First weight loss surgery where excess stomach was removed via mouth


August 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): In the first of its kind surgery in US, excess stomach has been removed through the mouth rather than a large open incision.Surgeons at the University of California, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Lunchtime facelift’ becomes hottest cosmetic trend in LA


June 20th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): American women are flocking to a surgeon who performs a facelift operation within an hour.The 5,000pound op is done under local anaesthetic and women who've undergone the procedure ... Read more...

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Six mutilated bodies found in Mexico


June 8th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), June 7 (IANS/EFE) Police have found bodies of six people, including two women and a child, whose hearts had been removed in Mexico's Cancun city, officials said Monday. The bodies were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia conducts first robot-assisted surgery


May 28th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has conducted its first ever surgery with the help of a robot, which doctors said has expanded surgical capabilities to "space technology" levels. The robot's thin manipulator ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Benefits of endovascular stent repair for traumatic aortic injury


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): American cardiovascular specialists have shown the benefits of endovascular stent repair over open-chest surgery for traumatic aortic injury.Royce Calhoun, a cardiothoracic surgeon and principal investigator of the research, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Surgeons perform first scarless myotomy surgery in US


February 27th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): UC San Diego Medical Center doctors have performed America's first incision-free myotomy, a procedure to treat achalasia, a distressing disorder which causes difficulty swallowing, regurgitation and chest pain. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mussel-inspired “glue” shows promise in fetal membrane repair


January 23rd, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Mussels' ability to stick to surfaces under wet conditions has inspired a sealant that could repair defects in human fetal membranes, according to a recent Northwestern University study.During ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bid adieu to gummy smiles


October 25th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): People whose smiles reveal excessive gum lines can now bid adieu to the problem, thanks to a new way of surgically correcting the gummy smiles.In a study, 10 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Removing gall bladders through belly button prevents scarring


September 15th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): Using a pioneering technology, surgeons at The Methodist Hospital in Houston are removing gall bladders through a single incision in the belly button to prevent scarring for patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New surgical technique holds promise for scarless operations


June 3rd, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists have made new advances in a technology-called Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)-that could pave the way for scarless gastroenterology and surgery.NOTES eliminates the need for incisions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel incision-free procedure leads to weight loss


May 7th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 07 (ANI): Science continues to provide new ways for obese people to lose weight. The latest offering being an incision-free procedure to correct stomachs that have stretched in patients who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Surgeon removes kidney, prostate through single, small incision


April 25th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): A surgeon has become the first US national to use the da Vinci Surgical System robot to remove a patient's cancerous kidney and cancerous prostate through a single, ... Read more...

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Surgeon uses non-invasive method to remove gallbladder via belly button


April 21st, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A surgeon has successfully removed a patient's lemon-size gallbladder through a single incision in the belly button.Julie Kopec had her gallbladder removed via a minimally invasive procedure to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Holy grail’ drug may make scars a thing of the past


April 10th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): A new healing drug can reduce scarring after surgery or injury, say UK researchers.At the site of the wound before and after an incision, the drug, a synthetic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Surgeons announce worlds first successful transvaginal nephrectomy using intra-umbilical Tri-port


March 14th, 2009 - 10:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Doctors at Instituto Medico La Floresta in Caracas, Venezuela, have successfully performed the worlds first live human transvaginal nephrectomy using the Tri-port multi-channel port supplied by Advanced ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Surgeons pull out healthy kidney through donor’s vagina


February 3rd, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Surgeons at Johns Hopkins have successfully pulled out a healthy kidney through a small incision at the back of the donor's vagina, in a historic first ever operation."The ... Read more...

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US surgeons perform minimally invasive kidney removal via vagina for transplantation


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): American doctors at Johns Hopkins have for the first time removed a healthy kidney from a donor through a minimally invasive method, which involved a small incision ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obesity has no major impact on ovarian cancer survival: Study


December 30th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Contrary to the previous study results, researchers from University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have found that ovarian cancer survival rates are the same for obese and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Body contouring surgery fraught with risk sans prior supplementation


November 14th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 14 (ANI): The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) says that patients seeking body contouring to get back in shape can be prevented from surgical complications by identifying malnutrition ... Read more...

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Worlds first hernia repair through vagina conducted


October 23rd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Surgeons at UC San Diego Medical Center have conducted what is said to be the worlds first hernia repair through vagina.As part of a clinical trial, Garth ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robotic surgery extends benefits to bladder cancer patients


July 31st, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Urologic surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center say that they have achieved considerable success in adapting robotic surgery for bladder cancer patients.Describing their work in ... Read more...

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AIIMS performs India’s ‘first’ robotic chest surgery


June 24th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Ela Srivastava had been suffering from double vision, chewing problem and weakness in the nervous system, but no more - thanks to All India Institute of Medical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technology for painless and scarless surgery


May 20th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new surgical technology that holds promise for a painless and scarless surgery with shorter recovery times than laparoscopic surgery.The new study ... Read more...

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