Tag: "keyhole" at medical news
Keyhole surgery set to become the new gold standard for colon cancer treatment
...s, UK) and colleagues undertook a trial to compare keyhole
surgery with open surgery, involving around 730 co...53 patients received open surgery and 484 received keyhole
surgery. 143 patients underwent conversion from keyhole
surgery to open surgery. Based on detailed ...
Stress may increase long-term success of vaccinations
...trained mice were immunized with an antigen called keyhole
limpet hemocyanin (KLH). An antigen is a substance that stimulates an immune response. A group of non-restrained, non-stressed mice was also immunized with KLH. And a third group of mice was neither immunized nor stressed. Nine months later, the rese...
Keyhole surgery is a safe option for colon cancer
...ET ONCOLOGY. The safety and short-term benefits of keyhole
surgery for colon cancer have been debatable. Mini...e reduced illness and improved convalescence after keyhole
surgery for benign disorders such as gallbladder stones, surgeons have been sceptical about similar ...
Penn surgeons use completely robotic surgery to treat prostate cancer
... camera and instruments are inserted through small keyhole
incisions in the patient's abdomen. The surgeon then directs the robotic instruments to dissect the prostate gland and surrounding tissue. Unlike standard laparoscopic approaches that require counter-intuitive movements by surgeons (whereby the sur...
Cheaper and simpler keyhole surgery
...niversity of Technology. Endoscopic operations (or keyhole
surgery) are much less stressful for the patient a... it is very difficult for the surgeon to carry out keyhole
surgery. This is due to the disruption of hand-eye coordination, as the surgeon has to operate via a...