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Mumbai hospital gets advanced surgical robot (With Images)


July 7th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The city's Asian Heart Institute (AHI) Wednesday acquired Asia's most advanced surgical robot - costing $2.5 million - following a tie-up with the Vattikuti Foundation ... Read more...

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Now simpler surgery for fistula patients


June 25th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Patients suffering from fistula, which affects seven per 1,000 men in India, do not have to undergo the traditional surgery any longer with the minimally ... Read more...

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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...

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Laser system shows promise for cataract surgery


November 18th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A team of US scientists believe laser treatment could make eye operations more safer and precise for hundreds of thousands who have cataract surgery each year.The new technique, ... Read more...

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World’s first robot-assisted pancreas transplant performed


November 4th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Doctors have carried out the world's first robotically-assisted pancreatic transplant on a mother-of-two in Italy.The team from Pisa Hospital performed the operation on a 43-year-old woman who had ... Read more...

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Italy carries out world’s first robotically-assisted pancreatic transplant


November 4th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Doctors from Pisa Hospital have conducted the world's first robotically-assisted pancreatic transplant on a woman in Italy.The team performed the operation on a 43-year-old mother-of-two who had suffered ... Read more...

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New surgery shows promise in patients of severe flat foot deformity


July 9th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): New surgery, developed at Hospital for Special Surgery, could improve patient outcomes in individuals with severe adult flat foot deformity, a problem that is increasingly being seen in ... Read more...

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Engineer suffering from heart defect comes up with his own heart repair kit


January 3rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): An engineer suffering from a high risk heart condition developed a kit that can help to repair the heart, and is now being used by doctors on other ... Read more...

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Stem cell glue heals rock climber’s broken leg


December 16th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): In a breakthrough attempt, doctors have successfully healed the broken leg of a rock climber with the help of his own stem cells.Andrew Kent was so badly hurt ... Read more...

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New ‘touch-feely’ robots detect cancer 40pc better than humans


August 22nd, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): Canadian researchers have developed a new 'touch-feely' robot that is capable of detecting tougher tumour tissue with 40pct more accuracy than a human.Surgeons have developed new minimally invasive ... Read more...

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Defective heart valve in 91-year-old replaced through tiny incision


February 22nd, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) When 91-year-old Irvin Lafferty was diagnosed with severe blockage of heart valve-hardening that is formally known as aortic valve stenosis open-heart surgery was out of the question. He'd already ... Read more...

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Robot performs world’s first surgery to remove brain tumour


May 18th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by admin
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) Canadian doctors have created history by performing the world's first robotic surgery to remove brain tumour. In the landmark surgery, neurosurgeons at Calgary's Foothills Medical Centre guided a ... Read more...

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Researchers develop new laser treatment for vocal-cord cancer


May 7th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have reported the successful development of an innovative laser treatment for early vocal-cord cancer.The treatment, which has now been used ... Read more...

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Minimally invasive pancreas surgery results in fewer complications


April 26th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Researchers at the Emory University School of Medicine have shown that minimally invasive techniques used in pancreas surgery can lead to fewer complications.David Kooby, MD, assistant professor ... Read more...

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