• laparoscopic
  • Minimal access surgery (MAS) in the pediatric population has progressed immensely over the last 20 years, and more than 80% of the pediatric surgeons in North America are now performing laparoscopic and thoracoscopic procedures. (blogs.com)
  • Given the requirement in advanced laparoscopic procedures for the surgeon to be able to use both hands for dissection and suturing, this often requires the surgeon to be positioned at a variety of places around the operating table, depending on the procedure. (blogs.com)
  • patient
  • Dr. Huang sits at the console while her fingers grasp the master controls, translating hand, wrist and finger movements into exact, real-time movements of surgical instruments inside the patient. (nyhq.org)
  • In MAS, operative field exposure is principally achieved using creative patient positioning techniques (ie, gravity). (blogs.com)