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What to Expect Before, During and After a Tem Procedures?

Theodore J Saclarides, MD, Maria C Mora Pinzon, MD, Amanda B Francescatti, BA Loyola University Medical Center, Rush University Medical Center Background: TEM is a minimally invasive technique used for the treatment of rectal tumors. The purpose of this study is to describe the procedure and its most common characteristic, including overall results. Methods: Retrospective… Continue Reading »

Feasibility of transumbilical lung wedge resection in a canine model

Yun-Hen Liu, MD, Hui-Ping Liu, MD Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan BACKGROUND: Chronic wound discomfort and intercostal neuralgia are well-known postoperative complications of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). To explore the possibility of a surgical platform that would cause less postoperative discomfort and avoid these complications, this study evaluated the feasibility of… Continue Reading »

Robotic Laparoscopic manipulator with embedded tracking software – preliminary results

Amir Szold, MD Assia Medical Group and Assuta Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel Objective: With the growing need for trained personnel in the operating room it was expected that robotic manipulators and camera holders will become standard equipment. This is not the current situation because the products that reached the market so far were expensive,… Continue Reading »

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