minimally invasive surgery


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minimally invasive surgery

n.
Surgery, especially laparoscopic surgery, that is marked by the use of the fewest or smallest possible incisions to access a body cavity, intended to minimize discomfort in the immediate postoperative period. Also called minimal access surgery.
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He said minimally invasive surgery is the need of the time and has revolutionized the field of surgery throughout the world.
* Penn State-Geisinger, General Surgery Residency Mayo Clinic, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship
At 3 years, the disease-free survival rates were 91.2% in the minimally invasive surgery group and 97.1% in open surgery group (hazard ratio for disease recurrence or death from cervical cancer, 3.74).
Project name : Project BG05M2OP001-1.002-0010 "Center for Competence in Personalized Medicine, 3d and Telemedicine, Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery" funded by the Operational Program "Science and Education for Smart Growth", co-funded by the European Union t
Alexander Melamed, M.D., M.P.H., from Harvard Medical School in Boston, and colleagues conducted a cohort study involving 2,461 women who underwent radical hysterectomy for stage IA2 or IB1 cervical cancer during 2010 to 2013 (49.8 percent underwent minimally invasive surgery).
Complication rates after minimally invasive surgery were lower for five of the seven procedures.
Conclusion: Compared with craniotomy, minimally invasive surgery is more effective in the treatment of hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhage, as well as it is more conducive to restore neurological function, improve prognosis and reduce serum inflammatory factor levels.
Among their topics are whether lumbar stenosis is best treated with an open laminectomy, multiple-level interbody fusion: how two-level fusion techniques compare between open and minimally invasive surgery, whether minimally invasive techniques broaden the scope for geriatric spine surgery, whether minimally invasive surgery techniques instead of traditional palliation can improve the quality of life of patients with advanced oncologic disease to allow for decreased pain, and which approach costs more.
Asif Zafar Malik and his colleagues who have documented different techniques of most commonly performed procedures in minimally invasive surgery. Apart from being a very useful and informative book of practical value for practicing laparoscopic surgeons, it can also be used as a training manual for the young surgeons and postgraduates in this specialty.
Michael Vercillo performed minimally invasive surgery on his right lower lung -- a lung lobectomy -- to remove the tumor.
Celine Dion has canceled a string of shows between March 27 and April 18 due to a hearing condition that she says will require a "minimally invasive surgery".
Single-port VATS (video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery) is a specialized, minimally invasive surgery method practiced worldwide in the treatment of different types of lung diseases.

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