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Da Vinci robot takes surgery to another cutting-edge level

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SINGSON prepares patient with her team prior to robotic surgery. Photos by Mandy Navasero

Minimally invasive surgery, in the form of laparoscopic surgery, was introduced in the country in 1993. This brought great strides in shifting major pelvic surgery from an open-incision approach to a band-aid-incision approach. The technology finally arrived where women did not have to suffer through huge, painful surgical incisions and could get back to work with very little time for recovery.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Nutritious drink helps patients set for surgery

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Patients have long been told not to eat or drink for hours before surgery to avoid the risk of pulmonary aspiration, a condition wherein stomach contents are accidentally inhaled into the lungs.

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Scientists find surgery, cancer use for mussels

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Mussels are displayed at a supermarket at the Kremlin-Bicetre, outside Paris. AFP FILE PHOTO/JOEL SAGET

Mussels secrete a powerful adhesive to hold tight on rocks swept by violent waves — and a synthetic version could prove critical for surgery and cancer treatment, researchers said Saturday.

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

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