Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Headlines

Last week, there was an article on the front page of the Denver Post about minimally invasive surgery.

It's not the first article I've read about this interesting progression in endoscopy. The article talks about surgeons accessing surgical sites through natural orifices. It highlights the story of a young man who had a tumor removed through his nostril, avoiding a lot of "collateral damage" that is typically incurred by cutting through other healthy tissue and bone. Linvatec's TrueHD camera is the kind of product that makes such remarkable surgeries like these possible.

Read it here.

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