video-assisted

video-assisted

Facilitated by live televised images; used for certain surgical techniques.
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Increasing awareness about advanced treatment procedures such as video-assisted thoracoscopic surgeries and laser surgeries are the factors driving the growth of this segment.
NineSigmas client seeks solutions that address open thoracic surgery, laparoscopic video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS), or both.
Video-assisted thoracoscopic lung biopsy disclosed a pattern of organizing pneumonia with patchy airspace fibrin and focally prominent eosinophils.
Video-assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) lobectomy, as a minimal invasive procedure for treating NSCLC, may have relatively less impact on the patient's immune system.
Video-assisted anal fistula treatment (VAAFT): a novel sphincter-saving procedure for treating complex anal fistulas.
Epithelioid angiosarcoma was determined on pleural tissue obtained by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS).
Available options include sodium restriction and diuretics, thoracentesis, video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) with talc pleurodesis, repair of the diaphragmatic defects, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts, pleurovenous shunting and liver transplantation (3-5).
Among those patients requiring decortication, 77% of patients had this performed by thoracotomy, 9% had video-assisted thorascopic surgery, and 14% had an initial VATS procedure that was then converted to thoracotomy.
1-5) Early reports have demonstrated that video-assisted thyroidectomy is a feasible and safe alternative to open thyroidectomy in selected cases; it is associated with an excellent cosmetic result and a significantly less painful postoperative course.
A spokesman for Clinton,58, yesterday said: 'The surgery will be done either through a small incision or with a video-assisted scope inserted between the ribs.

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