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IMAGING Management

Gall Bladder Removals Made Safer With New Imaging Method

2016 15 Mar

Researchers in the U.S. have discovered a way to image the bile ducts during gallbladder removal surgeries using a tested and safe dye and a real-time near-infrared florescence laparoscopic camera, a finding that will make the procedure much safer for the hundreds of thousands of people who undergo the procedure each year. The new imaging procedure,... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Imaging Technique Reduces Risk in Gallbladder Surgery

2015 05 Nov

Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) have developed a new imaging technique to reduce the risk of patients sustaining bile duct injury during gallbladder surgery. The new technique was developed through the BioDesign: Medical Innovation programme, a collaboration between the university and Hadassah Medical Center. Laparoscopic... Read more

IT Management

Robots Raise Adnexal Surgery Costs, Complications

2014 21 Oct

According to a new study published in the Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology , using surgical robots for procedures on the ovaries, fallopian tubes or ovarian cysts is associated with higher costs and does not produce better outcomes. The study showed that robotically assisted adnexal surgery had a small but statistically significant increase... Read more