venerdì 7 luglio 2017

NEW DEVICE COULD MAKE CLOSING SURGICAL INCISIONS A CINCH

Cornell Chronicle - Like many surgeons, Dr. Jason Spector is often faced with the challenge of securely closing the abdominal wall without injuring the intestines. If the process goes awry, there can be serious consequences for patients, including bowel perforations or a hernia at the incision site. Often, repairing these complications requires additional surgeries.“I’ve done a lot of incisional hernia repairs on people who’ve had two, three or more hernia repairs,” said Spector, professor of surgery (plastic surgery) and of plastic surgery in otolaryngology at Weill Cornell Medicine, an adjunct professor in the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering and a plastic surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center...>>>

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