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New Laparoscopic Devices from Ethicon On August 26th 2014 Ethicon released several new laparoscopic devices with a Bariatric focus. These devices included: ECHELON FLEX™ GST SYSTEM – A new powered laparoscopic stapling system that grips the tissues to…
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Bowel Function... the sixth vital sign and the new technology here to measure it: Abstat

Fighting Post Operative Ileus Whether or not you believe pain is the fifth vital sign, a new objective measurement of “intestinal rate is being tested out called “Abstat”. The device is essentially an electronic stethoscope that is placed on the patients…
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Surgical Trocars and Punctures in Medicine

Surgical Trocars and Punctures in Medicine Just watched this Ted Talk on surgical trocars and punctures and thought it was interesting. Ted Talk on Punctures I still favor a Hasson cutdown technique over initial percutaneous surgical trocar placement, but…
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Surprised this had to be FDA approved: http://ow.ly/sVJYX I'll stick with the old faithful, although the flextip enseal was nice when I demo'd it.
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#ifihadglass I would integrate it into the presurgical checklist program I developed and am a few weeks away from testing  that is currently utilizing a Nexus 10 with HDMI out but would be way better on Glass.
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#ifIhadglass I would work out ways to use it in the operating room to aid in training future surgeons, improve patient safety, and increase the overall quality of the operations I perform. Hangouts for intraoperative consults, visual direction from the pathologist, and communication with the patient’s family.
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