HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Stevens' Cattabiani helps link doctors, hospitals worldwide

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Since 2000, a Stevens Institute of Technology Special Lecturer in Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Thomas Cattabiani, has worked to help realize the global vision of a successful New York surgeon, his longtime friend and onetime classmate in the Stevens pre-med program, Undergraduate Projects in Technology and Medicine (UPTAM). The vision enfolds the establishment of clinics and hospitals worldwide that are served by Internet links to experts in the US physicians who can, from great distances, help to train other doctors, and even advise on real-time surgical procedures, in regions where the latest in modern techniques are not commonly known.

Cattabiani has traveled specifically a number of times to Serbia, a nation recovering from years of internecine warfare as part of the former Yugoslavia. There he has helped provide telemedicine capabilities to local physicians, while his friend, Dr. S. Vincent Grasso, has imparted his expertise in laproscopic i.e., minimally invasive surgery.

"Operation Outreach" in Zrenjanin, Serbia, was inspired by the success of earlier expeditions to other regions of the world. It began with a request for support from a former graduate student of Cattabiani's, Veljko Popov, and the team of surgeons working at a charity hospital, the St. John Hospital for Special Surgical Services in Zrenjanin. During 2001-2002, Operation Outreach provided donations of badly needed medical and surgical supplies; surgical equipment and training in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Medical Informatics; installation and support of a computer LAN; Serbian language software to support a hospital database; and security protocols for Internet transfer of sensitive medical data.

Cattabiani and Grasso recently initiated a new phase in the life of the Serbian hospital, in which instead of traveling to Serbia in person they directed their colleagues in innovative procedures entirely from a remote real-time Internet facility locate
'"/>

Contact: Patrick A. Berzinski
pberzins@stevens-tech.edu
201-216-5687
Stevens Institute of Technology
22-Dec-2003


Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. US DoE awards $4 million in funding to Stevens Center for MicroChemical Systems
2. Protein that helps skin cancer spread identified by Stanford researchers
3. Treating depression helps slow physical decline in older adults, study shows
4. Laughter helps blood vessels function better
5. Chemists synthesize molecule that helps body battle cancers, malaria
6. Medication helps alcoholics control drinking
7. Changing chemistry helps explain estrogen threat to the heart
8. An implanted nerve stimulator helps drop foot sufferers walk faster and better
9. New brochure helps explain treatment for gynecologic cancers
10. Exercise helps reduce symptoms of depression, UT Southwestern researchers find
11. Diet, exercise, stimulating environment helps old dogs learn

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/26/2017)... ... February 26, 2017 , ... This is an ... world’s first to be ISO/IEC 17025:2005 INAB accredited for Der p 1 (house ... is the globally recognised standard that sets out requirements for the technical competence ...
(Date:2/26/2017)... ... February 26, 2017 , ... ... distribution in North America, today announced it would be offering some it’s exclusive ... prides itself on crafting quality and unique baby clothing/feeding products, will team up ...
(Date:2/26/2017)... ... February 26, 2017 , ... ... new technology standard in staffing, scheduling, and reporting for healthcare organizations. This ... activity throughout the entire staffing process. StaffBridge technology improves staffing efficiency, maximizes ...
(Date:2/26/2017)... Florida (PRWEB) , ... February 26, 2017 , ... ... (PD) patients after receiving cognitive rehabilitation, according to a study released today at ... known that cognitive rehabilitation programs are proven to be effective in improving cognitive ...
(Date:2/25/2017)... ... , ... FCPX users now have the ability to sharpen a desired color ... users have total control over sharpening amount, sharpening radius, threshold, horizontal sharpening, vertical sharpening, ... users can visually see the color range effected with ease all within Final ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/24/2017)...  Today, exocad America and the Biodenta Group ... path to produce 510(K) cleared, in-house milled, custom ... into exocad DentalCAD software. In order to achieve ... Processes (GMP,s) into their organization, sign up as ... audit process. Then, dental labs can use Biodenta,s milling ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... their offering. ... research Hemophilia Drugs Price Analysis and Strategies - 2016, provides drug pricing ... the following questions: What are the key ... in the Global Hemophilia market? What are the unit ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... , Feb. 24, 2017 Juan ... & Associates PC , a boutique securities firm headquartered ... York City , announces that a class action ... Massachusetts  against Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: ... the Company,s securities between July 23, 2015 and December 30, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: