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Category: Surgical

Dr Matt Hewitt

Surgical Innovation: Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery has been around now for over ten years, but there is still some confusion in people's minds as to what robotic surgery...

#Surgical Innovation: STAR (Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot)

Washington, DC – Surgeons and scientists from Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s...

Richard van Hooijdonk

#HCIT – The future of Robotic Surgery

  International speaker, Richard van Hooijdonk presents insightful and inspiring lectures on world trends, technology, and marketing. He...

music in medicine

Wake me up before you go go… What’s on your surgeon’s playlist?

  Musical Theatre Music and medicine are deeply connected. But is operating to music a good idea? And, if so, what kind of music should...

heart in a box team

Surgeons Transplant First Heart that had Stopped Beating

In a world first, doctors at St Vincent’s Hospital have managed to transplant a heart that had stopped beating. The donor heart wasn’t...

you are dead

M.D. in London who revives cardiac arrest patients that have been dead for three or four hours.

Really dead – no respiration, no heart beat, no EKG brain wave. In an interesting article by physicist, Dr. Alan Ross Hugenot, he...

photodynamic therapy for skin cancer

Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions

By Steven Reinberg But it’s more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes Treating pre-cancerous skin...

vasectomy

Vasectomy: Why, how and recovery…

When Considering Vasectomy… Vasectomy is a surgical procedure in which a man is sterilized. While it is a relatively simple...

anaesthesia

All about Anaesthesia

by Professor Lynn Basford Fear of anaesthesia One of the most talked about aspects of any surgery is your potential reaction to the...

New born infant from cesarean section in operating theater.

Can having a Caesarean Section affect future pregnancies?

by Justina Hurley The short answer is yes, but the risks are very small, according to a study conducted by Professor Louise Kenny and...

Web M&M – Morbidity and Mortality Rounds on the Web

Resources for Doctors and Medical Professional: WebM&M is a site where medical errors are submitted and discussed anonymously. Cases are...

New ENT Device to Place Grommets without Anaesthetic

This device will place a grommet in under 1 second and will allow the procedure to be carried out in a doctors office without the need for...