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    Modern surgical procedures employ a wide variety of technical devices ranging from basic mechanical instrumentation to high-tech robotic surgical complexes. Close to the top of this scale are laparoscopic surgical systems. Laparoscopic (aka minimally invasive surgery, later referred to as MIS) surgery by itself is a modern surgical technique in which operations are performed far from their location through small incisions (usually 0.5–1.5 cm) elsewhere in the body [1]. The key element in laparoscopic surgery is the use of a laparoscope, a long fiber optic cable system (with our without which allows viewing of the affected area by snaking the cable from a more distant, but more easily accessible location. One of the significant disadvantages…

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    Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery Cholecystectomy Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery for Cholecystectomy One of the promising surgeries available for cholecystectomy is the single incision laparoscopic surgery, which aims at successfully removing the gall bladder without the need to those several cuts that were usually done during traditional open and laparoscopic surgeries. What Is Cholecystectomy? Why Is Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery A Preferred Treatment? Some patients may…

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    Laparoscopic Surgery

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    workplaces use video games as a method of learning. For instance, employees at Blockbuster Video learn to deal with customers with a video game simulation, the U.S. Army trains recruits to fight wars by playing video games and educators offer a video game field tour on biology to get their students excited (Ivey). Likewise, surgeons also use video games as a method to improve their skills during operations. In the article, “Video games put surgeons on cutting edge, study says”, the author, Paul…

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    Laparoscopic Gastric Band Surgery Laparoscopic gastric band surgery is done to help you lose weight. A band is put around the upper part of your stomach. This makes a small pouch which can hold only a small amount of food. The lower, bigger part of your stomach is below the band. The two parts stay connected by a small opening between the upper and the lower parts. Food goes through the opening to the lower part of your stomach more slowly than before the surgery. You will feel full with…

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    Another factor that can be done is placing a sign in the patient room stating “NPO”. So it can be a reminder to caregivers in all departments not to give the patient anything to eat and it could also be a reminder for the patient not to eat anything. Often patients are not allowed to eat anything before surgery and if the patient do eat something the surgery may have to be postpone for another day or later time. Minimizing hospital room clutter can help with patient safety by eliminating or…

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    invasive surgery (MIS), band aid surgery, keyhole surgery, is a modern surgical technique designed for the visual inspection of peritoneal cavity, biopsy of its organs and various operative procedures in the abdominal and pelvic cavities. Though laparoscopy was first performed in dogs in the early 1900s by Dr. Georg Kelling, the first successful laparoscopic surgery in humans was cholecystectomy in 1987 (1). During last two decades the laparoscopy has been increasingly used for diagnostic, as…

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    distinguished responsible student who valued compassion and humility, qualities that are essential as a clinician. My love for surgery flourished during medical school. Although the classroom gave me a clearer picture of the extent and gravity of…

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    Abstract Intuitive Surgical incorporation launched the Da Vinci Robotic Surgery System. The Da Vinci Surgical Robot consists of three main components divided for the patient, the surgeon and the camera. This surgical system provides surgeries with minimal incisions and quick recoveries. The performance of the surgeon is still essential but the automated arms execute his command with accuracy and precision. Therefore, it reduces the hospital stays. In addition, the instruments of this robot give…

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    Essay On Hysterectomy

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    b. Procedure: As far as procedures of hysterectomy are concerned, there are two common approaches used by surgeons, these two approaches are; Abdominal hysterectomy (Open surgery approach) and MIP hysterectomy. [3] Abdominal hysterectomy is an open surgery approach. In this surgery, the surgeon cuts a 5 to 7 inch cut in the belly region and removes uterus or the part of uterus through that cut. The cut is later on sealed. MIP hysterectomy is a Minimal Invasive Procedure (MIP). MIP hysterectomy…

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    Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is surgery to remove the gallbladder. The gallbladder is located in the upper right part of the abdomen, behind the liver. It is a storage sac for bile produced in the liver. Bile aids in the digestion and absorption of fats. Cholecystectomy is often done for inflammation of the gallbladder (cholecystitis). This condition is usually caused by a buildup of gallstones (cholelithiasis) in the gallbladder. Gallstones can block the flow of…

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