• SRI developed a prototype robotic surgical system that caught the interest of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which was interested in the system for its potential to allow surgeons to operate remotely on soldiers wounded on the battlefield. (wikipedia.org)
  • Radical procedures in surgical oncology for local and regional occurrences of a primary tumor provide crucial information on the spread of cancer and prognostic outcomes. (encyclopedia.com)
  • [ 1 ] Second, transparent reporting of postoperative outcomes, while still rudimentary, has exposed information regarding the harm associated with the introduction of new surgical technologies and procedures to the public. (medscape.com)
  • Existing database of medical records and video recordings used to conduct a retrospective review of surgical outcomes to improve technique, practice, and processes. (medscape.com)
  • 2009 Clinical and Financial Outcomes Due to Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Surgical Site Infection: A Multi-Center Matched Outcomes Study. (wired.com)
  • Outcomes , such as resection or complication rates, are intimately associated with the experience of the skull base surgeon and the surgical team. (stanford.edu)
  • Some comparisons have been made between the use of a cricothyrotome kit and the rapid four-step surgical cricothyroidotomy, but they have demonstrated no significant difference in outcomes or complications. (medscape.com)
  • The journal aims to help surgeons learn new techniques, understand and adapt to new technologies, maintain surgical competencies, and apply surgical outcomes data to their practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • A large portion of the $929 million in Boston Scientific's legal reserves at the end of 2018 was related to the company's surgical mesh, Needham and Co analyst Mike Matson said, adding that products account for around 1 percent of company revenue. (reuters.com)
  • As one of several modalities in the management of cancer, the specialty of surgical oncology, before modern medicine the only cancer treatment with a chance of success, has evolved in steps similar to medical oncology (pharmacotherapy for cancer), which grew out of hematology, and radiation oncology, which grew out of radiology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Whether surgical oncology constitutes a medical specialty per se is the topic of a heated debate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cancer has become a medical specialty warranting its own surgical area because of advances in the biology, pathophysiology, diagnostics, and staging of malignant tumors. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Millennium Surgical focuses on high quality, specialty surgical instruments and providing expertise to hospitals and surgical centers. (prnewswire.com)
  • Its consultants currently field between 300 and 500 requests per week, delivering fast and responsive support for surgical staff members who need to locate and compare specialty instruments. (prnewswire.com)
  • Millennium Surgical Corp has served as a knowledgeable source for high-quality specialty surgical instruments for more than 23 years. (prnewswire.com)
  • Amend Surgical is a specialty medical device company focused on enhancing the healing and regenerative capacity of bone grafts, including allograft, xenograft tissues and synthetic materials. (prnewswire.com)
  • The Division of Surgical Oncology's dedicated physicians, nurses and staff are committed to providing the best possible specialty careā -safely and effectively. (massgeneral.org)
  • The Surgical Quality Alliance (SQA) is a collaborative effort of more than 20 surgical and anesthesia specialty societies united to define the principles of surgical quality measures, collaborate in the development of meaningful tools for quality improvement, and provide a forum for shared and coordinated effort among the specialties to monitor and respond to Federal and private sector initiatives. (facs.org)
  • The Ewing Society known today as the Society of Surgical Oncology was started by surgeons interested in promoting the field of oncology. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] While many general surgeons are actively involved in treating patients with malignant neoplasms, the designation of "surgical oncologist" is generally reserved for those surgeons who have completed one of the approved fellowship programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, this is a matter of semantics, as many surgeons who are thoroughly involved in treating cancer patients may consider themselves to be surgical oncologists. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States and Canada, fellowship trained surgical oncologists have among the longest training periods of any physicians/surgeons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgical oncology is a specialized area of oncology that engages surgeons in the cure and management of cancer. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In the Surgical Technology Pavilion, Jonathan Silverstein, co-director of the Virtual Reality in Medicine Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago, seemed to reach his hand inside the canal of a three-foot ear rotating on a screen in front of a small crowd of surgeons donning 3-D glasses. (wired.com)
  • The world-leading Surgical Simulation Research Laboratory (SSRL), located in the Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation, is combining IT with healthcare to develop training technology for surgeons of the future. (ualberta.ca)
  • SSRL director, Dr. Bin Zheng, who holds the Endowed Research Chair in Surgical Simulation, is applying body-movement training technology for athletes to surgeons' eyes. (ualberta.ca)
  • Amend Surgical provides surgeons and their patients access to innovative bone grafting options,' said Jackson Streeter, MD, Florida Institute Chief Executive Officer. (prnewswire.com)
  • Amend Surgical is a product development company offering differentiated biologic solutions for surgeons, medical device manufacturers and distributors globally. (prnewswire.com)
  • Our leading surgical care products are used in a variety of procedures, helping surgeons operate with confidence to stop bleeding, seal and repair tissue, perform microsurgery, and for anesthesiologists to administer the leading inhaled anesthesia. (baxter.com)
  • Supratotal resection, including margins of normal tissue, is desirable as long as surgical complications are kept to a minimum, but only achievable in selected tumors by very experienced surgeons. (stanford.edu)
  • Surgical Guide to Circumcision is a fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to the most common techniques of circumcision and addresses aspects such as informed consent, religious and cultural sensitivities, pre-exam, post-care, pain control, and prevention and management of potential complications. (google.com)
  • It has seven Microvignettes chapters that test recall via sample cases and these includes: Clinical, Surgical Pathognomonic, Complications, Blood, and more. (worldcat.org)
  • Surgical data recording technology encompasses rudimentary data tabulation on notecards, to integrated audio-video systems containing cameras, microphones, and sensors, capturing and synthesizing intraoperative, environmental, and instrumentation information, along with devices tailored to robotic surgical systems. (medscape.com)
  • The da Vinci Surgical System is a robotic surgical system. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a preferred embodiment, the device applies parallel rows of surgical fasteners to body tissue and concomitantly forms an incision between the rows of staples during an endoscopic or. (google.ca)
  • it focuses on the surgical management of tumors, especially cancerous tumors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first operation offers the best opportunity for cure (grade C). All parathyroid tumors should be removed en bloc without breaking into their capsules in order to avoid seeding of parathyroid cells that may implant and cause locally recurrent disease (grade C). Making the distinction between benign parathyromatosis and a malignant tumor recurrence is very difficult (grade C). Whether more extensive operations including cervical lymph node dissections are beneficial is doubtful. (nih.gov)
  • Do surgical masks stop swine flu? (slate.com)
  • But do surgical masks offer effective protection against viruses? (slate.com)
  • The dramatic photos of surgical-masked people walking the streets of Asian cities hit by severe acute respiratory syndrome pose the question: Do the masks offer them any meaningful protection against the disease? (slate.com)
  • Several studies even have shown that surgical masks fail to prevent transmission of the much larger mycobacterium tuberculosis, which causes TB. (slate.com)
  • Wearing surgical masks outdoors, where virus-laden particles easily disperse, has even less value. (slate.com)
  • So EPFL and Empa researchers designed a polymer membrane for the surgical masks. (popularmechanics.com)
  • Because the polymer fibers are just 100 nanometers apart (about 1/1,000th the width of a human hair), the pores are approximately the same size as those used in conventional surgical masks, meaning air can pass through freely, while viruses and bacteria are too large to break through. (popularmechanics.com)
  • N95 respirators and surgical masks are examples of personal protective equipment that are used to protect the wearer from airborne particles and from liquid contaminating the face. (fda.gov)
  • Surgical masks are regulated under 21 CFR 878.4040. (fda.gov)
  • These are often referred to as face masks, although not all face masks are regulated as surgical masks. (fda.gov)
  • Surgical masks are made in different thicknesses and with different ability to protect you from contact with liquids. (fda.gov)
  • Surgical masks may also help reduce exposure of your saliva and respiratory secretions to others. (fda.gov)
  • Surgical masks also do not provide complete protection from germs and other contaminants because of the loose fit between the surface of the mask and your face. (fda.gov)
  • Surgical masks are not intended to be used more than once. (fda.gov)
  • In oncology today the accent lies on a multi-disciplinary approach, and consequently this handbook aims to provide wide-ranging information regarding all aspects of the surgical treatment of cancer. (springer.com)
  • Facts101 is your complete guide to Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist, A Positive Care Approach. (tradebit.com)
  • Under the umbrella of a unified program, 11 surgical departments share a common mission, philosophy and approach to patient care. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • A surgical team's approach will depend on both disease location and etiology. (medscape.com)
  • The surgical approach to management of posterior vaginal wall defects (rectocele) will be discussed here. (uptodate.com)
  • Doctors warn that hypnosis as a choice over chemical anesthesia is effective in certain types of surgical interventions which require caution. (ibtimes.com)
  • The stomach contents are routinely evacuated for any number of surgeries under general anesthesia to prevent post surgical aspiration. (aapc.com)
  • There is growing interest in the implementation of such technology in medical centers, particularly in the United States, Canada, and Europe, but existing medicolegal and regulatory challenges necessitate further research and clinical assessment in order for this technology to facilitate improved surgical patient safety. (medscape.com)
  • First, remarkably, there has not been agreement over whether and how much of a problem MRSA poses in post-surgical settings, particularly when compared to drug-sensitive staph. (wired.com)
  • Can post-surgical adhesions be fixed? (breastcancer.org)
  • I was wondering if anything can be done about post-surgical adhesions. (breastcancer.org)
  • Thus, in addition to being a standard surgical guide for those who perform circumcision, this book is an anthology of circumcision, from its prehistoric roots to its present day admixture of religion, culture, and medicine. (google.com)
  • Readers will find careful, well-illustrated descriptions of the standard surgical techniques for rectal cancer and colon cancer that have contributed to recent improvements in 5-year survival rates in the Asia-Pacific region, where the incidence of colorectal cancer has been rising alarmingly due to lifestyle changes. (springer.com)
  • Surgical Approaches and Code Selection: Percutaneous vs. Open vs. Laparoscopic-Does It Matter? (facs.org)
  • The surgical team should also be able to perform complex transcranial ('open') skull base approaches as they are still necessary in selected cases, typically recurrent chordoma cases. (stanford.edu)
  • Surgical biopsies can be excisional (removal of an entire lump or abnormal area) or incisional (removal of a piece of a lump or abnormal area). (cancer.ca)
  • Surgical practice has changed enormously since the first edition of Surgical Critical Care Vivas, as shown by the introduction of the MRCS Part B OSCE. (tradebit.com)
  • According to President Robert Edelstein , the company's recent growth can be attributed to its ability to save time, effort and money for staff at surgical facilities that have more budget and time constraints than ever. (prnewswire.com)
  • Surgical care is one of the most crucial aspects of cancer treatment - and at Moffitt Cancer Center, it's one of our most well-known specialties. (moffitt.org)
  • Netter's Atlas of Surgical Anatomy for CPT(R) Coding has innumerable training applications, from the new coders applying and translating their understanding of anatomy in the context of CPT codes, to the seasoned coders who are trying to glean and. (tradebit.com)
  • The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) and the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) have devised a transparent surgical face mask that will "soon be produced on an industrial scale. (popularmechanics.com)
  • Surgical abortion involves dilating the opening to the uterus (cervix) and placing a small suction tube into the uterus. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The book is written in rapid-fire question-and-answer format and contains detailed illustrations of anatomic landmarks and surgical techniques. (worldcat.org)
  • The treatment is no different except an en bloc resection is done if a contiguous structure is invaded. (nih.gov)
  • Depending on the size, location, invasion, and nature of tumor, the lateral temporal bone resection can be combined with partial or total auriculectomy, parotidectomy and / or neck dissections to provide appropriate complete surgical extirpation of neoplastic disease. (medscape.com)
  • Today's collection of surgical products reflects the philosophy our founder Dr. Homer Stryker began 75 years ago: collaborate with our customers, learn through our experiences and continually improve our products and services. (stryker.com)
  • 6. The apparatus of claim 1 further comprising second controllable valve defining an access channel for a surgical implement and adapted to be coupled in fluid communication with the opening and to be responsive to an actuation signal to restrict flow of insufflation gas from the body cavity through the opening, the second controllable valve being for replacement of the first-mentioned controllable valve in the apparatus. (google.com)
  • Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday ordered makers of transvaginal surgical mesh implants to immediately stop their sale and distribution in the United States, the latest action by the agency to tackle safety issues related to the devices. (reuters.com)
  • On Tuesday, Patrick Kim, a surgical student at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, had the best time so far in the cobra rope event at 39 seconds. (wired.com)
  • This is a unique case study reference for students in the medical surgical nursing core course and a review/workbook for students about to embark on the NCLEX-RN exam. (tradebit.com)
  • The ideal review for your medical-surgical nursing course More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's Outlines for their expert knowledge and helpful solved problems. (tradebit.com)
  • In many teaching hospitals, resident doctors in training and medical students may be a part of the surgical team. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • China twelve reflector surgical shadowless lamp HC12L Hoisted 12-reflector luminescence shadowless lamp adopts light sources from different positions for focus, providing illumination and reducing shadows produced by different parts of medical workers. (alibaba.com)
  • The lamp is fit for lighting for surgical operations and medical examination in hospitals. (alibaba.com)