Surgical Procedures Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • 21st Century Surgery

    21st Century Surgery

    The FDA has approved a surgical robot, part of the da Vinci Surgical System, for use in thoracic surgery, general laparoscopic surgery, and for surgical assistance. The robot has 3 arms that can be moved with pinpoint accuracy. Its space age technology magnifies the skills of experienced surgeons.

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  • Capillary Hemangioma

    Capillary Hemangioma

    A capillary hemangioma is a bright red birthmark that can sometimes be the most noticeable feature of a little baby. Hemangiomas often don’t appear until a baby is a month old, and can continue to grow throughout infancy.

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  • Advances in Surgical Procedures

    Advances in Surgical Procedures

    The Cleveland Clinic was the scene of a truly amazing feat. When women want permanent birth control, they sometimes have a simple operation called a tubal ligation, where the fragile Fallopian tubes are each tightly tied in two places, and then cut in between. Reversing a tubal ligation requires exacting microsurgery in an attempt to […]

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  • Tonsillectomies and Adenoidectomies for Ear Infections

    Tonsillectomies and Adenoidectomies for Ear Infections

    My 9 year old son was referred by our pediatrician to a ear-nose-throat specialist to have ear-vent tubes inserted. After our consultation visit with the specialist, he recommended not having the tubes placed since my son is only having…

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