Laparoscopy: A procedure in which a laparoscope (LAPAROSCOPES) is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic: Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.Laparoscopes: ENDOSCOPES for examining the abdominal and pelvic organs in the peritoneal cavity.Robotics: The application of electronic, computerized control systems to mechanical devices designed to perform human functions. Formerly restricted to industry, but nowadays applied to artificial organs controlled by bionic (bioelectronic) devices, like automated insulin pumps and other prostheses.Pneumoperitoneum, Artificial: Deliberate introduction of air into the peritoneal cavity.Gynecologic Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the female genitalia.Abdominal Cavity: The region in the abdomen extending from the thoracic DIAPHRAGM to the plane of the superior pelvic aperture (pelvic inlet). The abdominal cavity contains the PERITONEUM and abdominal VISCERA, as well as the extraperitoneal space which includes the RETROPERITONEAL SPACE.Appendectomy: Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. (Dorland, 28th ed)Tissue Adhesions: Pathological processes consisting of the union of the opposing surfaces of a wound.Postoperative Complications: Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.Hysterectomy: Excision of the uterus.Nephrectomy: Excision of kidney.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive: Procedures that avoid use of open, invasive surgery in favor of closed or local surgery. These generally involve use of laparoscopic devices and remote-control manipulation of instruments with indirect observation of the surgical field through an endoscope or similar device.Intraoperative Complications: Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.Digestive System Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the digestive system or its parts.Appendicitis: Acute inflammation of the APPENDIX. Acute appendicitis is classified as simple, gangrenous, or perforated.Colectomy: Excision of a portion of the colon or of the whole colon. (Dorland, 28th ed)Hernia, Inguinal: An abdominal hernia with an external bulge in the GROIN region. It can be classified by the location of herniation. Indirect inguinal hernias occur through the internal inguinal ring. Direct inguinal hernias occur through defects in the ABDOMINAL WALL (transversalis fascia) in Hesselbach's triangle. The former type is commonly seen in children and young adults; the latter in adults.Laparotomy: Incision into the side of the abdomen between the ribs and pelvis.Suture Techniques: Techniques for securing together the edges of a wound, with loops of thread or similar materials (SUTURES).Length of Stay: The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.Cholecystectomy: Surgical removal of the GALLBLADDER.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Equipment Design: Methods of creating machines and devices.Surgery, Computer-Assisted: Surgical procedures conducted with the aid of computers. This is most frequently used in orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery for implant placement and instrument guidance. Image-guided surgery interactively combines prior CT scans or MRI images with real-time video.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Pain, Postoperative: Pain during the period after surgery.Feasibility Studies: Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Learning Curve: The course of learning of an individual or a group. It is a measure of performance plotted over time.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Fundoplication: Mobilization of the lower end of the esophagus and plication of the fundus of the stomach around it (fundic wrapping) in the treatment of GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX that may be associated with various disorders, such as hiatal hernia. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Operative Time: The duration of a surgical procedure in hours and minutes.Urologic Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the urinary tract or its parts in the male or female. For surgery of the male genitalia, UROLOGIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES, MALE is available.Surgical Mesh: Any woven or knit material of open texture used in surgery for the repair, reconstruction, or substitution of tissue. The mesh is usually a synthetic fabric made of various polymers. It is occasionally made of metal.Conversion to Open Surgery: Changing an operative procedure from an endoscopic surgical procedure to an open approach during the INTRAOPERATIVE PERIOD.Surgical Instruments: Hand-held tools or implements used by health professionals for the performance of surgical tasks.Uterine Myomectomy: Surgical removal of a LEIOMYOMA of the UTERUS.Gastroplasty: Surgical procedures involving the STOMACH and sometimes the lower ESOPHAGUS to correct anatomical defects, or to treat MORBID OBESITY by reducing the size of the stomach. There are several subtypes of bariatric gastroplasty, such as vertical banded gastroplasty, silicone ring vertical gastroplasty, and horizontal banded gastroplasty.Blood Loss, Surgical: Loss of blood during a surgical procedure.Obesity, Morbid: The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.Video-Assisted Surgery: Endoscopic surgical procedures performed with visualization via video transmission. When real-time video is combined interactively with prior CT scans or MRI images, this is called image-guided surgery (see SURGERY, COMPUTER-ASSISTED).Hand-Assisted Laparoscopy: Placement of one of the surgeon's gloved hands into the ABDOMINAL CAVITY to perform manual manipulations that facilitate the laparoscopic procedures.Gallbladder Diseases: Diseases of the GALLBLADDER. They generally involve the impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, neoplasms, or other diseases.Cholelithiasis: Presence or formation of GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, usually in the gallbladder (CHOLECYSTOLITHIASIS) or the common bile duct (CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS).General Surgery: A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.Urology: A surgical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract in both sexes, and the genital tract in the male. Common urological problems include urinary obstruction, URINARY INCONTINENCE, infections, and UROGENITAL NEOPLASMS.Hernia, Ventral: A hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral hernias include UMBILICAL HERNIA, incisional, epigastric, and spigelian hernias.Gallstones: Solid crystalline precipitates in the BILIARY TRACT, usually formed in the GALLBLADDER, resulting in the condition of CHOLELITHIASIS. Gallstones, derived from the BILE, consist mainly of calcium, cholesterol, or bilirubin.Herniorrhaphy: Surgical procedures undertaken to repair abnormal openings through which tissue or parts of organs can protrude or are already protruding.Umbilicus: The pit in the center of the ABDOMINAL WALL marking the point where the UMBILICAL CORD entered in the FETUS.Kidney Pelvis: The flattened, funnel-shaped expansion connecting the URETER to the KIDNEY CALICES.Prostatectomy: Complete or partial surgical removal of the prostate. Three primary approaches are commonly employed: suprapubic - removal through an incision above the pubis and through the urinary bladder; retropubic - as for suprapubic but without entering the urinary bladder; and transurethral (TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF PROSTATE).Cholecystitis: Inflammation of the GALLBLADDER; generally caused by impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, or other diseases.Cholecystitis, Acute: Acute inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall. It is characterized by the presence of ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and LEUKOCYTOSIS. Gallstone obstruction of the CYSTIC DUCT is present in approximately 90% of the cases.Electrocoagulation: Procedures using an electrically heated wire or scalpel to treat hemorrhage (e.g., bleeding ulcers) and to ablate tumors, mucosal lesions, and refractory arrhythmias. It is different from ELECTROSURGERY which is used more for cutting tissue than destroying and in which the patient is part of the electric circuit.Anastomosis, Surgical: Surgical union or shunt between ducts, tubes or vessels. It may be end-to-end, end-to-side, side-to-end, or side-to-side.Ureter: One of a pair of thick-walled tubes that transports urine from the KIDNEY PELVIS to the URINARY BLADDER.Surgical Stapling: A technique of closing incisions and wounds, or of joining and connecting tissues, in which staples are used as sutures.Hysterectomy, Vaginal: Removal of the uterus through the vagina.Hernia, Hiatal: STOMACH herniation located at or near the diaphragmatic opening for the ESOPHAGUS, the esophageal hiatus.Man-Machine Systems: A system in which the functions of the man and the machine are interrelated and necessary for the operation of the system.Gastric Bypass: Surgical procedure in which the STOMACH is transected high on the body. The resulting small proximal gastric pouch is joined to any parts of the SMALL INTESTINE by an end-to-side SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS, depending on the amounts of intestinal surface being bypasses. This procedure is used frequently in the treatment of MORBID OBESITY by limiting the size of functional STOMACH, food intake, and food absorption.Cholecystolithiasis: Presence or formation of GALLSTONES in the GALLBLADDER.Splenectomy: Surgical procedure involving either partial or entire removal of the spleen.Retroperitoneal Space: An area occupying the most posterior aspect of the ABDOMINAL CAVITY. It is bounded laterally by the borders of the quadratus lumborum muscles and extends from the DIAPHRAGM to the brim of the true PELVIS, where it continues as the pelvic extraperitoneal space.Hernia, Abdominal: A protrusion of abdominal structures through the retaining ABDOMINAL WALL. It involves two parts: an opening in the abdominal wall, and a hernia sac consisting of PERITONEUM and abdominal contents. Abdominal hernias include groin hernia (HERNIA, FEMORAL; HERNIA, INGUINAL) and VENTRAL HERNIA.Gastrectomy: Excision of the whole (total gastrectomy) or part (subtotal gastrectomy, partial gastrectomy, gastric resection) of the stomach. (Dorland, 28th ed)Operating Rooms: Facilities equipped for performing surgery.Reoperation: A repeat operation for the same condition in the same patient due to disease progression or recurrence, or as followup to failed previous surgery.Ambulatory Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on an outpatient basis. It may be hospital-based or performed in an office or surgicenter.Common Bile Duct: The largest bile duct. It is formed by the junction of the CYSTIC DUCT and the COMMON HEPATIC DUCT.Leiomyoma: A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle tissue, also known as a fibroid tumor. They rarely occur outside of the UTERUS and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT but can occur in the SKIN and SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE, probably arising from the smooth muscle of small blood vessels in these tissues.Tomography, X-Ray Computed: Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.Endoscopy: Procedures of applying ENDOSCOPES for disease diagnosis and treatment. Endoscopy involves passing an optical instrument through a small incision in the skin i.e., percutaneous; or through a natural orifice and along natural body pathways such as the digestive tract; and/or through an incision in the wall of a tubular structure or organ, i.e. transluminal, to examine or perform surgery on the interior parts of the body.Surgical Procedures, Operative: Operations carried out for the correction of deformities and defects, repair of injuries, and diagnosis and cure of certain diseases. (Taber, 18th ed.)Ovarian Cysts: General term for CYSTS and cystic diseases of the OVARY.Adrenalectomy: Excision of one or both adrenal glands. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Colorectal Surgery: A surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and abnormalities of the COLON; RECTUM; and ANAL CANAL.Sutures: Materials used in closing a surgical or traumatic wound. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Anastomosis, Roux-en-Y: A Y-shaped surgical anastomosis of any part of the digestive system which includes the small intestine as the eventual drainage site.Sterilization, Tubal: Procedures that render the female sterile by interrupting the flow in the FALLOPIAN TUBE. These procedures generally are surgical, and may also use chemicals or physical means.Patient Positioning: Moving a patient into a specific position or POSTURE to facilitate examination, surgery, or for therapeutic purposes.Surgical Equipment: Nonexpendable apparatus used during surgical procedures. They are differentiated from SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, usually hand-held and used in the immediate operative field.Bile Ducts: The channels that collect and transport the bile secretion from the BILE CANALICULI, the smallest branch of the BILIARY TRACT in the LIVER, through the bile ductules, the bile ducts out the liver, and to the GALLBLADDER for storage.Ureteral Diseases: Pathological processes involving the URETERS.Ureteral Obstruction: Blockage in any part of the URETER causing obstruction of urine flow from the kidney to the URINARY BLADDER. The obstruction may be congenital, acquired, unilateral, bilateral, complete, partial, acute, or chronic. Depending on the degree and duration of the obstruction, clinical features vary greatly such as HYDRONEPHROSIS and obstructive nephropathy.Endometriosis: A condition in which functional endometrial tissue is present outside the UTERUS. It is often confined to the PELVIS involving the OVARY, the ligaments, cul-de-sac, and the uterovesical peritoneum.Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde: Fiberoptic endoscopy designed for duodenal observation and cannulation of VATER'S AMPULLA, in order to visualize the pancreatic and biliary duct system by retrograde injection of contrast media. Endoscopic (Vater) papillotomy (SPHINCTEROTOMY, ENDOSCOPIC) may be performed during this procedure.Urologic Surgical Procedures, Male: Surgery performed on the male genitalia.Dissection: The separation and isolation of tissues for surgical purposes, or for the analysis or study of their structures.Uterine Diseases: Pathological processes involving any part of the UTERUS.Jejunostomy: Surgical formation of an opening through the ABDOMINAL WALL into the JEJUNUM, usually for enteral hyperalimentation.Esophageal Achalasia: A motility disorder of the ESOPHAGUS in which the LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER (near the CARDIA) fails to relax resulting in functional obstruction of the esophagus, and DYSPHAGIA. Achalasia is characterized by a grossly contorted and dilated esophagus (megaesophagus).Anastomotic Leak: Breakdown of the connection and subsequent leakage of effluent (fluids, secretions, air) from a SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS of the digestive, respiratory, genitourinary, and cardiovascular systems. Most common leakages are from the breakdown of suture lines in gastrointestinal or bowel anastomosis.Adrenal Gland Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the ADRENAL GLANDS.Hepatectomy: Excision of all or part of the liver. (Dorland, 28th ed)Colonic Diseases: Pathological processes in the COLON region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).Hemostasis, Surgical: Control of bleeding during or after surgery.Sigmoid Diseases: Pathological processes in the SIGMOID COLON region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).Uterine Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the UTERUS.Organ Sparing Treatments: Techniques, procedures, and therapies carried out on diseased organs in such a way to avoid complete removal of the organ and preserve the remaining organ function.Intraoperative Period: The period during a surgical operation.Neoplasm Seeding: The local implantation of tumor cells by contamination of instruments and surgical equipment during and after surgical resection, resulting in local growth of the cells and tumor formation.Splenic DiseasesParesis: A general term referring to a mild to moderate degree of muscular weakness, occasionally used as a synonym for PARALYSIS (severe or complete loss of motor function). In the older literature, paresis often referred specifically to paretic neurosyphilis (see NEUROSYPHILIS). "General paresis" and "general paralysis" may still carry that connotation. Bilateral lower extremity paresis is referred to as PARAPARESIS.Lymphocele: Cystic mass containing lymph from diseased lymphatic channels or following surgical trauma or other injury.Cystic Duct: The duct that is connected to the GALLBLADDER and allows the emptying of bile into the COMMON BILE DUCT.Gastroesophageal Reflux: Retrograde flow of gastric juice (GASTRIC ACID) and/or duodenal contents (BILE ACIDS; PANCREATIC JUICE) into the distal ESOPHAGUS, commonly due to incompetence of the LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER.Cysts: Any fluid-filled closed cavity or sac that is lined by an EPITHELIUM. Cysts can be of normal, abnormal, non-neoplastic, or neoplastic tissues.Rectal Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the RECTUM.Cystectomy: Used for excision of the urinary bladder.Intraoperative Care: Patient care procedures performed during the operation that are ancillary to the actual surgery. It includes monitoring, fluid therapy, medication, transfusion, anesthesia, radiography, and laboratory tests.Tissue and Organ Harvesting: The procedure of removing TISSUES, organs, or specimens from DONORS for reuse, such as TRANSPLANTATION.Abdominal Abscess: An abscess located in the abdominal cavity, i.e., the cavity between the diaphragm above and the pelvis below. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Rectal Diseases: Pathological developments in the RECTUM region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).Urachus: An embryonic structure originating from the ALLANTOIS. It is a canal connecting the fetal URINARY BLADDER and the UMBILICUS. It is normally converted into a fibrous cord postnatally. When the canal fails to be filled and remains open (patent urachus), urine leaks through the umbilicus.Postoperative Care: The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Postoperative Period: The period following a surgical operation.Gait Disorders, Neurologic: Gait abnormalities that are a manifestation of nervous system dysfunction. These conditions may be caused by a wide variety of disorders which affect motor control, sensory feedback, and muscle strength including: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; or MUSCULAR DISEASES.Insufflation: The act of blowing a powder, vapor, or gas into any body cavity for experimental, diagnostic, or therapeutic purposes.Vascular Surgical Procedures: Operative procedures for the treatment of vascular disorders.Recovery of Function: A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.Biomechanical Phenomena: The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.Gynecology: A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the physiology and disorders primarily of the female genital tract, as well as female endocrinology and reproductive physiology.Choledocholithiasis: Presence or formation of GALLSTONES in the COMMON BILE DUCT.Reconstructive Surgical Procedures: Procedures used to reconstruct, restore, or improve defective, damaged, or missing structures.Surgical Staplers: Fastening devices composed of steel-tantalum alloys used to close operative wounds, especially of the skin, which minimizes infection by not introducing a foreign body that would connect external and internal regions of the body. (From Segen, Current Med Talk, 1995)Kidney Neoplasms: Tumors or cancers of the KIDNEY.Diverticulitis, Colonic: Inflammation of the COLONIC DIVERTICULA, generally with abscess formation and subsequent perforation.Stomach Volvulus: Twisting of the STOMACH that may result in gastric ISCHEMIA and GASTRIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION. It is often associated with DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA.Peptic Ulcer Perforation: Penetration of a PEPTIC ULCER through the wall of DUODENUM or STOMACH allowing the leakage of luminal contents into the PERITONEAL CAVITY.Task Performance and Analysis: The detailed examination of observable activity or behavior associated with the execution or completion of a required function or unit of work.Pancreatectomy: Surgical removal of the pancreas. (Dorland, 28th ed)Recurrence: The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.Situs Inversus: A congenital abnormality in which organs in the THORAX and the ABDOMEN are opposite to their normal positions (situs solitus) due to lateral transposition. Normally the STOMACH and SPLEEN are on the left, LIVER on the right, the three-lobed right lung is on the right, and the two-lobed left lung on the left. Situs inversus has a familial pattern and has been associated with a number of genes related to microtubule-associated proteins.User-Computer Interface: The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.Gallbladder: A storage reservoir for BILE secretion. Gallbladder allows the delivery of bile acids at a high concentration and in a controlled manner, via the CYSTIC DUCT to the DUODENUM, for degradation of dietary lipid.Microsurgery: The performance of surgical procedures with the aid of a microscope.Upper Extremity: The region of the upper limb in animals, extending from the deltoid region to the HAND, and including the ARM; AXILLA; and SHOULDER.Preoperative Care: Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery: Surgical procedures performed through a natural opening in the body such as the mouth, nose, urethra, or anus, and along the natural body cavities with which they are continuous.Pregnancy, Ectopic: A potentially life-threatening condition in which EMBRYO IMPLANTATION occurs outside the cavity of the UTERUS. Most ectopic pregnancies (>96%) occur in the FALLOPIAN TUBES, known as TUBAL PREGNANCY. They can be in other locations, such as UTERINE CERVIX; OVARY; and abdominal cavity (PREGNANCY, ABDOMINAL).Thoracoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the pleural cavity.Living Donors: Non-cadaveric providers of organs for transplant to related or non-related recipients.Arm: The superior part of the upper extremity between the SHOULDER and the ELBOW.Genital Diseases, Female: Pathological processes involving the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).Endoscopes: Instruments for the visual examination of interior structures of the body. There are rigid endoscopes and flexible fiberoptic endoscopes for various types of viewing in ENDOSCOPY.Lymph Node Excision: Surgical excision of one or more lymph nodes. Its most common use is in cancer surgery. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p966)Rectum: The distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, between the SIGMOID COLON and the ANAL CANAL.Needles: Sharp instruments used for puncturing or suturing.Colon, Sigmoid: A segment of the COLON between the RECTUM and the descending colon.Duodenostomy: Surgical formation of an opening into the DUODENUM.Torsion Abnormality: An abnormal twisting or rotation of a bodily part or member on its axis.Abdominal Wall: The outer margins of the ABDOMEN, extending from the osteocartilaginous thoracic cage to the PELVIS. Though its major part is muscular, the abdominal wall consists of at least seven layers: the SKIN, subcutaneous fat, deep FASCIA; ABDOMINAL MUSCLES, transversalis fascia, extraperitoneal fat, and the parietal PERITONEUM.Movement: The act, process, or result of passing from one place or position to another. It differs from LOCOMOTION in that locomotion is restricted to the passing of the whole body from one place to another, while movement encompasses both locomotion but also a change of the position of the whole body or any of its parts. Movement may be used with reference to humans, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and microorganisms. Differentiate also from MOTOR ACTIVITY, movement associated with behavior.Prostatic Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the PROSTATE.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Postoperative Hemorrhage: Hemorrhage following any surgical procedure. It may be immediate or delayed and is not restricted to the surgical wound.Surgical Procedures, Elective: Surgery which could be postponed or not done at all without danger to the patient. Elective surgery includes procedures to correct non-life-threatening medical problems as well as to alleviate conditions causing psychological stress or other potential risk to patients, e.g., cosmetic or contraceptive surgery.Pneumoperitoneum: A condition with trapped gas or air in the PERITONEAL CAVITY, usually secondary to perforation of the internal organs such as the LUNG and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, or to recent surgery. Pneumoperitoneum may be purposely introduced to aid radiological examination.Bariatric Surgery: Surgical procedures aimed at affecting metabolism and producing major WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with MORBID OBESITY.Omentum: A double-layered fold of peritoneum that attaches the STOMACH to other organs in the ABDOMINAL CAVITY.Self-Help Devices: Devices, not affixed to the body, designed to help persons having musculoskeletal or neuromuscular disabilities to perform activities involving movement.Teaching Materials: Instructional materials used in teaching.Myoma: A benign neoplasm of muscular tissue. (Stedman, 25th ed)Pelvis: The space or compartment surrounded by the pelvic girdle (bony pelvis). It is subdivided into the greater pelvis and LESSER PELVIS. The pelvic girdle is formed by the PELVIC BONES and SACRUM.Catheters: A flexible, tubular device that is used to carry fluids into or from a blood vessel, hollow organ, or body cavity.Electrosurgery: Division of tissues by a high-frequency current applied locally with a metal instrument or needle. (Stedman, 25th ed)Chi-Square Distribution: A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.Intestinal Obstruction: Any impairment, arrest, or reversal of the normal flow of INTESTINAL CONTENTS toward the ANAL CANAL.Orchiopexy: A surgical procedure in which an undescended testicle is sutured inside the SCROTUM in male infants or children to correct CRYPTORCHIDISM. Orchiopexy is also performed to treat TESTICULAR TORSION in adults and adolescents.Abdomen: That portion of the body that lies between the THORAX and the PELVIS.Automation: Controlled operation of an apparatus, process, or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human organs of observation, effort, and decision. (From Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 1993)Polypropylenes: Propylene or propene polymers. Thermoplastics that can be extruded into fibers, films or solid forms. They are used as a copolymer in plastics, especially polyethylene. The fibers are used for fabrics, filters and surgical sutures.Pelvic Pain: Pain in the pelvic region of genital and non-genital origin and of organic or psychogenic etiology. Frequent causes of pain are distension or contraction of hollow viscera, rapid stretching of the capsule of a solid organ, chemical irritation, tissue ischemia, and neuritis secondary to inflammatory, neoplastic, or fibrotic processes in adjacent organs. (Kase, Weingold & Gershenson: Principles and Practice of Clinical Gynecology, 2d ed, pp479-508)Cardiac Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the heart.Ovarian Diseases: Pathological processes of the OVARY.Surgical Wound Dehiscence: Pathologic process consisting of a partial or complete disruption of the layers of a surgical wound.Algorithms: A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.Drainage: The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.Cholangiopancreatography, Magnetic Resonance: Non-invasive diagnostic technique for visualizing the PANCREATIC DUCTS and BILE DUCTS without the use of injected CONTRAST MEDIA or x-ray. MRI scans provide excellent sensitivity for duct dilatation, biliary stricture, and intraductal abnormalities.Automation, Laboratory: Controlled operations of analytic or diagnostic processes, or systems by mechanical or electronic devices.Iatrogenic Disease: Any adverse condition in a patient occurring as the result of treatment by a physician, surgeon, or other health professional, especially infections acquired by a patient during the course of treatment.Video Recording: The storing or preserving of video signals for television to be played back later via a transmitter or receiver. Recordings may be made on magnetic tape or discs (VIDEODISC RECORDING).Feedback, Sensory: A mechanism of communicating one's own sensory system information about a task, movement or skill.Thoracoscopes: Endoscopes for examining the pleural cavity.Proctoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the rectum.Gait: Manner or style of walking.Foreign-Body Migration: Migration of a foreign body from its original location to some other location in the body.Internship and Residency: Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.Fluoroscopy: Production of an image when x-rays strike a fluorescent screen.Incidental Findings: Unanticipated information discovered in the course of testing or medical care. Used in discussions of information that may have social or psychological consequences, such as when it is learned that a child's biological father is someone other than the putative father, or that a person tested for one disease or disorder has, or is at risk for, something else.Motor Skills: Performance of complex motor acts.Motion Therapy, Continuous Passive: Movement of a body part initiated and maintained by a mechanical or electrical device to restore normal range of motion to joints, muscles, or tendons after surgery, prosthesis implantation, contracture flexion, or long immobilization.Biliary Tract Surgical Procedures: Any surgical procedure performed on the biliary tract.Disposable Equipment: Apparatus, devices, or supplies intended for one-time or temporary use.Pregnancy, Tubal: The most common (>96%) type of ectopic pregnancy in which the extrauterine EMBRYO IMPLANTATION occurs in the FALLOPIAN TUBE, usually in the ampullary region where FERTILIZATION takes place.Splenic Vein: Vein formed by the union (at the hilus of the spleen) of several small veins from the stomach, pancreas, spleen and mesentery.
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Urological techniques include minimally invasive robotic and laparoscopic surgery, laser-assisted surgeries, and other scope- ... It has lately grown to include all minimally invasive urologic surgical procedures. As opposed to open surgery, endourology is ... Laparoscopy is a rapidly evolving branch of urology and has replaced some open surgical procedures. Robot-assisted surgery of ... Prostate procedures, full or partial hysterectomies, trauma (auto accidents, gunshot wounds, industrial accidents, straddle ...
... or the Davydov procedure. The most widely used is the Vecchietti laparoscopic procedure. Sometimes sexual intercourse can ... Gundeti, Mohan (2012). Pediatric Robotic and Reconstructive Urology a Comprehensive Guide. City: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN ... Fedele L, Bianchi S, Tozzi L, Borruto F, Vignali M (1996). "A New Laparoscopic Procedure for Creation of a Neovagina in ... The outcomes of Vecchietti technique via the laparoscopic approach are found to be comparable to the procedure using laparotomy ...
The undertaking began in Gurgaon, and when it was over, two weeks later, 28 robotic procedures would demonstrate procedures in ... The robotic prostatectomy developed by Menon is called the "Vattikuti Institute Prostatectomy". Specialised laparoscopic ... Menon and the staff at the VUI developed robotic procedures in general (for example, for bladder and kidney cancer) and the ... Menon has performed nearly 4,000 robotic prostatectomies and is considered a world authority on the use robotic surgery for ...
Already experienced in laparoscopic and advanced open surgery, he took the challenge with the introduction of the new robotic ... Giulianotti has been the first in the world to perform with robotic technology complex procedures such as formal hepatic ... He has performed over 2100 minimally invasive surgeries of which more than 914 have been robotic procedures. Dr. ... He is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of The Division of General, Minimally Invasive, and Robotic Surgery at the University of ...
... and community physicians in advanced laparoscopic and robotic procedures. He continues to use his skills as clinician, educator ... Broderick has spearheaded efforts in the area of advanced laparoscopic, robotic and telerobotic surgery. He has served within ... His ongoing research programs include simulation, informatics, telemedicine, robotic surgery and robotic telesurgery. Broderick ... He provides consultation to many companies including Ethicon Endo-Surgery and General Dynamics Robotic Systems. He is a peer- ...
General surgeons that are trained today are expected to be proficient in laparoscopic procedures. General surgeons treat a wide ... Considerable enthusiasm has been built around robotic surgery (also known as robotic-assisted surgery), despite a lack of data ... Robotic surgery is now evolving from this concept (see below). Gallbladders, appendices, and colons can all be removed with ... Otherwise, these procedures are performed by vascular surgery specialists. However, general surgeons are capable of treating ...
"Robotic Prostatectomy: Cornell Athermal Robotic Technique". Leechvideo.com. Retrieved 2010-05-12. [dead link] "Procedure ... 2003). "An operative and anatomic study to help in nerve sparing during laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy". ... Mani Menon, where was part of the surgical team that performed the first robotic procedure at VUI. Tewari completed his urology ... Much of Tewari's research projects serve to promote robotic surgery as opposed to open procedures. For example, Tewari has ...
Surgical options offered include Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Procedure, and Open Roux-en-Y ... Certain cardiac procedures are performed with the assistance of the da Vinci Surgical robotic system, which allows for enhanced ... Robotic surgical applications performed at McLaren include prostatectomies, cardiac procedures, gynecological surgery, ... Surgical Services: Surgical Services were enhanced in 2005 with the introduction of the Da Vinci robotic surgery system. ...
Robotic assisted tubal reversal surgery is a surgical procedure in which the fallopian tubes are repaired by a surgeon using a ... The robotic system offers a greater range of motion and more surgical dexterity than a surgeon can obtain during laparoscopic ... The disadvantages to robotic surgery are longer operating times and much higher costs than even traditional laparoscopic ... Laparoscopic Tubal Reversal is a minimally-invasive surgical procedure (laparoscopy), using small, specially-designed ...
... robotic and laparoscopic procedures and has authored over 100 scientific articles and abstracts on robotic and laparoscopic ... He has performed over 1,000 robotic and laparoscopic procedures and has pioneered over a dozen minimally invasive surgeries. ... Da Vinci assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty. Da Vinci surgical system assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. Robotic ... Stifelman is among the world's most experienced robotic surgeons, having performed over 2,000 robotic procedures. Stifelman ...
... than laparoscopic ($34,537) and open ($46,704) surgery. Fewer complications were seen in robotic-assisted colorectal, ... For the patient, a da Vinci procedure can offer all the potential benefits of a minimally invasive procedure, including less ... Robotic cases increased from 0.8 per cent (2008) to 4.3 per cent (2009, P < 0.001). In all subgroups, robotic surgery had ... "Learning curve for robotic-assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery". Surgical Endoscopy. CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors ...
Croablation Fontan Procedure Robotic Surgery to repair some congenital heart defects Patent Ductus Vascular Ring Ross Procedure ... for aortic valve failure Heart Transplant Mohs Micrographic Controlled Surgery Bariatric Procedures Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y ... Unit Infectious Disease Dedicated Helipad Over 3,750 Biomedical Equipment and Fixtures Pharmacy Advanced Medical Procedures ...
Pubovaginal slings Relaxation techniques Robotic reconstruction Sacral nerve stimulation Urethral injections Urethral ... septum Vesicocutaneous fistula Vesicouterine fistula Vesicovaginal fistula Voiding difficulties Diagnostic tests and procedures ... reconstruction Behavioral modification Biofeedback Botulinum toxin injection Dietary modification Fascial grafts Laparoscopic ...
... laparoscopic and robotic kidney procedures. Peter Palese, world-renowned expert on influenza. Giulio Maria Pasinetti, Saunders ... who helped establish the Ross procedure as the standard for aortic valve replacement Harel Weinstein, Professor of Pharmacology ... Surgery who collaborated with Norman Shumway in the development of the first successful heart transplant procedures in the U.S ... States to perform minimally invasive aortic aneurysm surgery and one of the first to perform a successful stent graft procedure ...
... laparoscopic and robotic procedures, with a full line of office, surgery center and hospital-based electrosurgical generators ...
... requires the surgeon to manipulate the robotic arms during the procedure rather than allowing the robotic arms to work from a ... In urology, surgical robots contributed in laparoscopic approaches for pyeloplasty or nephrectomy or prostatic interventions. ... Robotic surgery can be divided into three types, depending on the degree of surgeon interaction during the procedure: ... "Robotic Surgery: A Current Perspective". "Robotic Surgery - Advantages and Disadvantages". "ASL: Intraoperative Brain Shift ...
The success and exposure of the procedure led the robotic team to use the same technology within Canada, this time using Bell ... A series of complex laparoscopic procedures were performed where in this case, the expert clinician would support the surgeon ... The robotic team's goal was to go from Lindbergh's proof of concept to a real-life solution. This was achieved with over 20 ... In robotic surgery, surgeons need to be able to perceive the amount of force being applied without directly touching the ...
... open technique is the state-of-the-art procedure in experienced hands, as the long-term results for laparoscopic/robotic ... A few good studies exist looking at open versus laparoscopic versus laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy in cancer as ... potency or cure rates with the robotic procedure. Interest in the procedure is often patient driven, by patients who have been ... There is a long learning curve for the robotic procedure. It is estimated that about 60 cases need to be performed by a surgeon ...
... surgeons to use a variety of instruments to perform a wide range of robotically assisted laparoscopic and thoracic procedures. ... agreed to develop and market robotic heart surgery devices using ZEUS. 1998 - Dr. Frank Diamiano performed the first procedure ... The system was also used to initiate more complex procedures, like a mitral valve surgery IDE study. The ZEUS' robotic arms not ... The ZEUS Robotic Surgical System (ZRSS) was a medical robot designed to assist in surgery, originally produced by the American ...
... laparoscopic and robotic kidney procedures.[77] ... who helped establish the Ross procedure as the standard for ... and one of the first to perform a successful stent graft procedure[71] ... Surgery who collaborated with Norman Shumway in the development of the first successful heart transplant procedures in the U.S. ...
"Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Procedures - Robotic Surgery - Surgery - Cancer Treatment Services - Cancer Center - Willis- ... With regards to robotic surgery, this type of procedure is currently best suited for single-quadrant procedures, in which the ... Robotic surgery are types of surgical procedures that are done using robotic systems. Robotically-assisted surgery was ... Sung GT, Gill IS (December 2001). "Robotic laparoscopic surgery: a comparison of the DA Vinci and Zeus systems". Urology. 58 (6 ...
This procedure involves the injection of a contrasting dye into the arm of the patient. The dye travels from the blood stream ... Laparoscopic surgery is associated with shorter stays in the hospital and quicker recovery time but there are still risks ... This is usually done through an open incision although smaller lesions can be done laparoscopically with or without robotic ... Laparoscopic cryotherapy can also be done on smaller lesions. Typically a biopsy is taken at the time of treatment. ...
Remote surgeries and robotic surgeries have since become more common and are typically laparoscopic procedures. ... Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the most common laparoscopic procedure performed. In this procedure, 5-10 mm diameter ... Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery belong to the broader field of endoscopy. The first laparoscopic procedure was performed ... This laparoscopic surgical procedure was the first laparoscopic organ resection reported in medical literature. ...
... much like laparoscopic surgery. Like laparoscopic surgery, its applications are rapidly expanding. Robotic surgery is a new but ... A thoracotomy is a surgical procedure to gain access into the pleural space of the chest.[1] It is performed by surgeons (or ... Upon completion of the surgical procedure, the chest is closed. One or more chest tubes-with one end inside the opened pleural ... Tests, surgery and other procedures involving the respiratory system (ICD-9-CM V3 21-22, 30-34, ICD-10-PCS 0B) ...
Non-Invasively Detecting Blood Vessels during Laparoscopic/Robotic Procedure Kim J* University of Central Florida College of ... Minimally invasive surgeries refer to laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgeries where the procedures do not involve large, ... Citation: Kim J (2016) Non-Invasively Detecting Blood Vessels during Laparoscopic/Robotic Procedure. J Biosens Bioelectron 7: ... During laparoscopic cholecystectomy, 30% of the procedure time is spent identifying and ligating blood vessels [10]. For ...
Only two procedures had improved outcome associated with the robotic approach; robotic Heller myotomy and robotic ... most gastrointestinal procedures have a high rate of laparoscopic adoption; however, the role for robotic assisted laparoscopic ... robotic assisted laparoscopic (R-A Lap) techniques for common elective general and bariatric surgical procedures performed at ... National Utilization and Outcome of Laparoscopic vs. Robotic Elective General and Bariatric Surgical Procedures. James P ...
Complications of Laparoscopic and Robotic Reconstructive Procedures for Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse ... Complications of upper tract and lower tract laparoscopic and robotic procedures are discussed in different sub-sections. Ample ... Complications of Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery: Iatrogenic and Doulogenic John L. Phillips, Erin C. Grantham, Bobby S. ... need for a textbook specifically dedicated to the issues and complications arising from laparoscopic and robotic procedures. ...
33] However, robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy is a technically challenging procedure because of the time constraints posed ... encoded search term (Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy) and Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy ... Robotic-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: technique and initial clinical experience with DaVinci robotic system. ... Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy. Updated: Oct 03, 2018 * Author: E Jason Abel, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David ...
The major part of Operative Atlas of Laparoscopic and Robotic ... Reconstructive Procedures of the Ureter. * Front Matter Pages ... Laparoscopic Surgery Laparoscopic urologic surgery Pyeloplasty Recontructive Urology Robotic Laparoscopy Ureteric ... The major part of Operative Atlas of Laparoscopic and Robotic Reconstructive Urology, 2 edition is illustrated with magnificent ... Reconstructive Procedures of Kidney and Pelvi Ureteric Junction. * Front Matter Pages 49-49 ...
The fellowship involves one year of high volume clinical training (approximately 800 robotic urologic procedures) and one year ... Advanced Urological Robotic & Laparoscopic Fellowship Advanced Urological Robotic & Laparoscopic Fellowship ... Adrenal surgery: Robotic and laparoscopic total or partial adrenalectomy. Thorough experience in reconstructive urological ... Renal cancer: Robotic partial nephrectomy, cryoablation and laparoscopic nephrectomy. *Bladder cancer: Radical ...
... Leading the Way in Minimally Invasive Procedures. In a rapidly growing technological world ... Minimally Invasive surgeries such as Robotic assisted and Laparoscopic surgeries have developed to help the surgeon achieve ... Maimonides Medical Center is a leading hospital in robotic surgery, and the only Brooklyn hospital to offer robotic surgery for ... In Gynecology the robotic surgery system is used in:. *Myomectomy ( the removal of benign tumors in and around the wall of the ...
Methods and Procedures: Novice medical students (no previous laparoscopic or robotic experience) were randomized to one of two ... robotic system and Fundamentals of Laparoscopic (FLS) Surgery trainer box. The sequence (robotic then laparoscopic or vice- ... When assessing transfer of skill from laparoscopic to robotic or vice versa, there is no significant difference between the ... Efficiency, Learning Curve and Skill Transfer in Robotic vs. Laparoscopic Simulation Training: A Randomized Controlled Trial ...
Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Hysterectomy. Procedure: robotic assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy Robotic assisted laparoscopic ... Procedure: conventional laparoscopic hysterectomy Procedure: robotic assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy Not Applicable Detailed ... Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Hysterectomy. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study ... Other concomitant laparoscopic or anti-incontinence procedures (e.g., excision of endometriosis or mid-urethral sling ...
Procedure: robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery Other: questionnaire administration Other: intraoperative complication ... Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy With or Without Pelvic Drain Placement in Reducing Adverse Events After Surgery in ... I. To determine if eliminating placement of a pelvic drain in patients during robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP ... This randomized phase III trial studies robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) with pelvic drain placement to see ...
Robotic partial nephrectomy appeared associated with predominantly superior outcomes compared with open or laparoscopic partial ... Robotic partial nephrectomy may be superior to open, laparoscopic procedures 2 monthes ago - By Healio ... Robotic procedures appeared superior to open procedures for a number of parameters, including blood loss (weighted mean ... Robotic partial nephrectomy appeared associated with predominantly superior outcomes compared with open or laparoscopic partial ...
... were committed to providing safe alternatives to traditional open surgery by using robotic and non-robotic (endoscopic) ... Not all minimally invasive procedures are completed with robot assistance, and not all medical cases are right for robotic- ... Non-robotic minimally invasive surgery (endoscopic). Non-robotic minimally invasive surgery is also known as endoscopic surgery ... Advanced robotic systems give doctors greater control and vision during surgery, allowing them to perform safe, less invasive, ...
... 2015, 25(9):1069- ... Uterine manipulators in laparoscopic or robotic procedures and their role in endometrial cancer recurrence.. ...
Outcomes of Robotic-assisted Vs. Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures. Robotic-assisted surgery vs. laparoscopic surgery for kidney ...
As such, it is imperative that every urologic surgeon be familiar with the procedure. ... The laparoscopic or hand-assisted laparoscopic approach has become the standard of care for most nephrectomies. ... BLUS Handbook of Laparoscopic and Robotic Fundamentals. AUA BLUS Handbook of Laparoscopic and Robotic Fundamentals [pdf] ... Complications of laparoscopic procedures in urology: Experience with 2,407 procedures at 4 German centers. J Urol 1999; 162: ...
So when her doctor told her about a new, uncommon procedure called robotic laparoscopic myomectomy -- the fibroids are cut out ... Robotic laparoscopic myomectomy For about a year, Purifoy thought her abdominal cramps came from a bladder infection. Even the ... Some studies say procedure can cause sexual problems, incontinence. * Consider and talk with your doctor about all options. * ... Several other procedures can be as effective with less complications. * One-third of all women will have a hysterectomy before ...
Procedures Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty * 2002450785-overview. Diseases & Conditions Ureteropelvic Junction ... Robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery increases the applicability of laparoscopic pyeloplasty by facilitating laparoscopic ... laparoscopic and robotic-assisted pyeloplasties have emerged as alternative approaches to UPJO. Robotic technologies ... In this report, we evaluate our management and experience with robotic-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty (RALP) in patients ...
Procedures Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy * 2001/viewarticle/915124. News Lung-Cancer Screening May Be ... Comparative Series of Laparoscopic or Hand-assisted Laparoscopic Versus Open Nephroureterectomy for Upper-tract Transitional ... Radical nephroureterectomy by either the open or laparoscopic approach is the gold-standard therapy for upper-tract TCC; ...
Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy. *Robotic sacrocolpopexy. *Vaginal hysterectomy. *Vaginal apical suspension procedures. *Slings. * ... In addition, we perform concomitant surgical procedures with our colorectal colleagues, such as laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy ... Fellows will be trained to perform the full scope of surgical procedures, including:. * ...
Procedures performed. *Laparoscopic surgery. *Minimally invasive surgery. *Robotic surgery. Interests. *Hypospadias. *Minimally ...
Procedures performed. *Intraoperative radiation therapy. *Laparoscopic surgery. *Robotic surgery. Interests. *Colon cancer ... Laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer, rectal cancer and benign colorectal diseases.. *Robotic surgery for colorectal cancer ...
Robotic procedures. Robotic surgery is a type of laparoscopic surgery. The surgeon makes three to four small incisions: one for ... Laparoscopic procedures. Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive, video-guided technique. Instead of making a large ... and two or three others for the instruments needed to perform a procedure. Laparoscopic procedures include:. *Excision, ... Robotic procedures: video-guided surgery using a tool called the da Vinci Surgical System. It is similar to a traditional ...
Advanced surgical and reconstructive procedures. *Laparoscopic robotic surgery. *Conformal 3D and IMRT radiotherapy ... Minimally invasive surgery techniques such as laparoscopy and robotic procedures are available at MD Anderson for some bladder ... This procedure is done less frequently.. Chemotherapy. Chemotherapy plays a major role in the treatment of bladder cancer that ... This procedure is more successful for men. It provides good daytime urinary control, with about a 20% chance of nighttime ...
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure. *Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance. *Laparotomy. *Lymph Node Biopsy or ...
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure. *Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance. *Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision ...
  • Littleton Adventist Hospital is the first hospital in Colorado to offer robotic-arm assisted total knee, partial knee and total hip replacements with the Mako System. (azorobotics.com)
  • It is recognized internationally as a leader for several procedures, including complex urinary tract reconstruction. (iu.edu)