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Cancer Treated with Radiation Therapy
July 29, 2009

James J. Urbanic, M.D., a radiation oncologist, and Carnell J. Hampton, Ph.D., a physicist at the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, will use the most advanced linear accelerator to treat lung cancer.

The Elekta Axesse™ image guided linear accelerator ...

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LEGION Total Knee System with VERILAST Technology
July 21, 2009

Live Broadcast: LEGION Total Knee System with VERILAST Technology in an Active Patient Kace Ezzet, MD, will demonstrate his approach to total knee arthroplasty for a patient in the fastest growing patient demographic-the younger, more active patient. This total knee replacement will feature the LEGION Total...

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Total Hip Replacement Surgery
July 15, 2009

On Wednesday, July 15, 2009, St. Mary's Hospital and Dean Health System orthopedic surgeons will offer viewers the rare opportunity to see a total hip replacement surgery up close. The procedure will be broadcast live over the internet from 4 to 5 p.m. Central Daylight Time from one of St. Mary's 18 state-of-th...

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Embolization of AMPLATZER® Atrial Occluder Devices:
July 13, 2009

Transcatheter devices to close structural heart defects including Atrial Septal Defects (ASDs) have provided a widespread alternative to surgery. Current devices such as the AMPLATZER® Septal Occluder and AMPLATZER Cribriform Occluder have high rates of technical success. However, the embolization of...

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Spinal Fractures
July 8, 2009

See a minimally invasive stabilization of a multi-level burst spine fracture from the University of Maryland Medical Center. Orthopaedic surgeons Kornelis A. Poelstra, MD, PhD, and Steven C. Ludwig, MD, from the University of Maryland Spine Center will co-host this interactive, continuing medical education act...

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Cytoreduction and Hyperthermic Interperitoneal Chemotherapy
July 2, 2009

Cytoreduction and Hyperthermic Interperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) Hyperthermic interperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is a technique used in combination with surgery to treat various gastrointestinal cancers, peritoneal mesothelioma and ovarian cancer that have spread to the lining of the abdomen. On Tuesd...

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Virtual Brain Tumor Board
July 1, 2009

Virtual Brain Tumor Board (VBTB) has evolved from a live Webcast series where a multi-disciplinary panel of experts gathered to review difficult and unusual neuro-oncology cases to a comprehensive online neuro-oncology resource for physicians and their patients. VBTB focuses on leading-edge treatments for brain...

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Two Techniques for Total Knee Replacement Surgery
June 30, 2009

WILMINGTON, DE - On June 30 at 5 p.m. EDT, Christiana Care Health System will webcast two OR Live total knee replacement surgeries, back to back, demonstrating different techniques.Total knee replacement is a highly successful treatment for people who suffer from severe knee damage or degeneration, especial...

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Innovations in Therapy for Aortic Aneurysms
June 24, 2009

New York, NY – On June 24th at 7:00pm NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital will present two consecutive ORLive webcasts on Innovations in Minimally Invasive and Conventional Therapies for Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm. During the broadcasts, viewers will be able to submit questions, via an e-mail interface, that m...

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Embolization of Collateral Vessels
June 19, 2009

Join Dr. Richard Krasuski at the Cleveland Clinic as he uses a case study approach to demonstrate the percutaneous approach to closing collateral vessels using AMPLATZER® Vascular Plugs. Collateral vessels are not uncommon in patients with various forms of congenital heart disease. In some patients they can con...

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Surgical Alternatives to Total Hip Replacement
June 18, 2009

Chronic hip pain can often become debilitating, restricting people from their ability to enjoy normal, everyday activities. For years, when anti-inflammatory, pain relieving medications no longer provided relief, the only option was a total hip replacement.

Two surgical procedures are now being perfo...

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Total Knee System

June 17, 2009

Steven B. Haas, MD, will demonstrate techniques to address a challenging clinical condition with a total knee arthroplasty. This total knee replacement will feature the LEGION Total Knee System from Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics. The LEGION Total Knee System is a comprehensive and seamless system that empowers ...

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Clinical Perspectives: 7-Year-Old Girl Has 6 Organs Removed
June 17, 2009

Ex vivo tumor resection with auto-transplantation is a technique that may be useful in the treatment of extensive, otherwise unresectable tumors and lesions. In the most recent case, the patient had a lemonsized, malignant tumor that was wedged behind several organs and attached to important arteries; other ...

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Taperloc® Microplasty™
June 16, 2009

Minimally invasive hip replacement is more than just a shorter incision. Modern techniques focus on the way surgeons gain access to the hip joint. The Anterior Supine Intramuscular (ASI) approach uses an incision at the front of the hip instead of the side or back. This incision placement allows surgeons to di...

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LIVE Robotic-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy
June 15, 2009

More than 40,000 Americans are diagnosed with kidney cancer each year. Physicians can now preserve much of the kidney using a robotic partial nephrectomy technique. In this procedure, surgeons are able to operate and remove cancerous tumors with unmatched precision and control using only a few small incisions. ...

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