Laparoscopic Surgery News and Research

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Laparoscopic surgery, also called ''minimally invasive surgery'' (MIS)'', bandaid surgery'', ''keyhole surgery'' is a modern surgical technique in which operations in the abdomen are performed through small incisions (usually 0.5–1.5 cm) as compared to larger incisions needed in traditional surgical procedures.
Mercy Medical Center to establish the Maryland Bariatric Center

Mercy Medical Center to establish the Maryland Bariatric Center

Study shows promising results of communication support technology for training surgeons

Study shows promising results of communication support technology for training surgeons

Robot-assisted surgery for thoracic and abdominal indications provides few advantages despite high costs

Robot-assisted surgery for thoracic and abdominal indications provides few advantages despite high costs

Novel technique that uses nanotechnology and photonics prevents bacterial infections on surgical implants

Novel technique that uses nanotechnology and photonics prevents bacterial infections on surgical implants

The Tiny Camera That Could Revolutionize Cardiovascular Surgery

The Tiny Camera That Could Revolutionize Cardiovascular Surgery

Scientists working hard to better understand endometriosis

Scientists working hard to better understand endometriosis

Minimally invasive surgery for cervical cancer may not be a good idea finds a pair of studies

Minimally invasive surgery for cervical cancer may not be a good idea finds a pair of studies

TransEnterix files FDA 510(k) submission for its new Senhance Ultrasonic Instrument System

TransEnterix files FDA 510(k) submission for its new Senhance Ultrasonic Instrument System

Surgeon shows how magnetic surgery reduces number of incisions and resultant scars

Surgeon shows how magnetic surgery reduces number of incisions and resultant scars

Augmented reality system allows medical images to be displayed directly on the patient's body

Augmented reality system allows medical images to be displayed directly on the patient's body

Pregnancies after failed outpatient sterilization procedures more likely to result in live births

Pregnancies after failed outpatient sterilization procedures more likely to result in live births

Spider's web inspires new device that could revolutionize management of type 1 diabetes

Spider's web inspires new device that could revolutionize management of type 1 diabetes

Novel ‘black box’ recorder captures surgeons' robotic surgery skills

Novel ‘black box’ recorder captures surgeons' robotic surgery skills

OR Productivity launches new robotic surgical arms

OR Productivity launches new robotic surgical arms

Robot-assisted surgery may not be time- or cost-effective compared with conventional procedure

Robot-assisted surgery may not be time- or cost-effective compared with conventional procedure

FDA clears new Senhance System that can help facilitate minimally invasive surgery

FDA clears new Senhance System that can help facilitate minimally invasive surgery

Clinical trial evaluates key-hole and open surgery in pancreatic cancer patients

Clinical trial evaluates key-hole and open surgery in pancreatic cancer patients

Esophageal cancer patients fare better after undergoing laparoscopic surgery, MIRO trial shows

Esophageal cancer patients fare better after undergoing laparoscopic surgery, MIRO trial shows

Robotic colorectal surgery offers clear advantages over open or laparoscopic operations

Robotic colorectal surgery offers clear advantages over open or laparoscopic operations

Obese individuals with limited options can benefit from non-surgical endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty

Obese individuals with limited options can benefit from non-surgical endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty