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Reduced Port Laparoscopy: Getting Closer to Scar-Less Surgery

Proponents of single-incision laparoscopy share experiences and techniques at first annual symposium.

Posted 06/08/11 | Post a comment

Study: Boozing the Night Before Laparoscopy Can Impair Surgeon's Skills

Simulated tests show more errors among sober surgeons who partied the night before.

Posted 04/21/11 | Post a comment

Open Houses, Shaved Heads to Raise Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Endoscopy centers hold events to promote disease prevention.

Posted 03/17/11 | 1 comment

Advances in Surgical Stapling

Today"s stapling systems let you cut and seal with ease in hard-to-reach areas of the abdomen.

Posted 03/15/11 | Luciano DiMarco, DO, FACOS | Post a comment

Worry-Free Access

Inserting trocars is a potentially dangerous exercise, but it doesn"t have to be.

Posted 03/15/11 | Eric Haas, MD, FACS | Post a comment

Minimize the Risk of Nicks

Of the many complications that can occur during abdominal laparoscopic surgery, perforated bowels might be the most disastrous.

Posted 03/15/11 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Breast Biopsy Study Says Surgery Performed Too Often

Researchers find surgical biopsies at 3 times the rate recommended by medical guidelines.

Posted 02/23/11 | Post a comment

The Touch, the Feel of Laparoscopy

A protoype laparoscopic grasper with feedback technology in the handle improves surgeons' tactile sensation.

Posted 01/31/11 | Post a comment

Expand Your General Surgery Horizons

A roundup of 19 of the latest products for minimally invasive surgery.

Posted 11/13/10 | David Bernard, Senior Associate Editor | Post a comment

How to Design a Laparoscopy Suite Your Surgeons Will Love

A well-equipped, well-organized OR promotes safe and efficient outcomes.

Posted 09/09/10 | Tina Frank, RN, BSN; Susan Comp, RN, BSN, MS, CNOR | Post a comment

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