Tag Archives: Surgery

Providing Excellence: Removing a Complex Hernia with Robotic Surgery

Two surgeries in one day. Thanks to Mission Health’s commitment to bring world-class technology to the people of western North Carolina, 74-year-old Alice McLaughlin, a retired blanket mill worker who lives in Swannanoa and is the caregiver to her 47-year-old son who was paralyzed in a car accident, only spent one night recovering in the… Read More »

Sample liquid diet bariatric surgery

You carefully considered the benefits and drawbacks of bariatric surgery, went through the initial medical evaluation, made changes to your diet, and are finally ready for surgery Your surgery team tells you that you must follow a liquid diet for 2 weeks prior to surgery. This liquid diet before bariatric surgery will continue after surgery… Read More »

Videos of Surgery Used to Teach Robot to Suture

June 19th, 2020 Medgadget Editors Informatics, Surgery, Telemedicine Surgery has a reputation as being an intellectual profession, but a lot of the actual practice of surgery involves simple, routine tasks that are performed on nearly every patient. Suturing is one of those and a team of researchers from University of California Berkley and Intel thinks… Read More »