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Robotic Cardiac Surgery

da Vinci Surgery ... called da Vinci surgery because that is the name of the manufacturer of the robot often used for this ... the chest. With the use of tiny instruments and robot-controlled tools, surgeons are able to do heart

Transesophageal Echocardiogram Podcast

Heart Scan with Endoscopy

Sex Robots Are Already Here, But Are They Healthy for Humans?

. To that end, sexbots often come packed with many lifelike features, which distinguish them from their ... academic foundation doctor at St. George's University Hospitals with the NHS Foundation Trust in

Robotic Device May Help Gait in Kids With Cerebral Palsy

Those with condition known as 'crouch gait' had better posture and balance after 15 training ... sessions Robotic Device May Help Gait in Kids With Cerebral Palsy WEDNESDAY, July 26, 2017

Carotid Endarterectomy / Carotid Angioplasty with Stenting Podcast

Carotid Artery Angioplasty with Stenting ... Endarterectomy / Carotid Angioplasty with Stenting Podcast Detailed information on carotid ... the circulation of the brain, and illustrations of carotid endarterectomy and carotid angioplasty with stenting. Play Audio

Meet Nao, the Robot That Helps Treat Kids With Autism

Meet Nao, the Robot That Helps Treat Kids With Autism WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 (HealthDay News ... ) -- It may seem counterintuitive, but a robot might help kids with autism interact better with humans

Eating Well with Diabetes

the same time. Eating Well with Diabetes If you have diabetes, you know you need to pay special ... grains. Grains give your body energy, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. They are also filled with

The Growing Child: 10 to 12 Months

Your child now says da-da and ma-ma, and possibly 2 other words, as well. He or she can also make ... just over 1/2 inch each month with most infants growing 10 inches in the first year.  Head size

How to Walk with a Walker

use it when your doctor says it’s OK to put your foot down between steps. How to Walk with a ... top of the walker with both hands for support. Keep your injured or weaker leg off the floor. Move ... walker; leg injury; knee injury; ankle injury; foot injury; walking with a walker; knee surgery

Breast Implants May Hinder Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation ... , or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast

Hip Replacement Surgery Podcast

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure to replace a damaged hip with an artificial joint. This ... surgery may be considered for someone with a hip fracture or severe arthritis. Hip Replacement

Knee Ligament Repair Podcast

Surgery to correct a torn knee ligament involves replacing the ligament with a piece of healthy

How to Walk with Crutches

Walking with crutches takes some practice, but it’s not difficult. This video shows you how to use ... different gaits with your crutches, depending on whether you can put weight on the injured leg or ... Crutches; leg injury; knee injury; ankle injury; foot injury; walking with crutches; knee surgery

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Insertion Podcast

An ICD monitors the heart's electrical activity and responds with either anti-tachycardia pacing

Electronystagmography (ENG) Podcast

Electronystagmography is used to evaluate people with vertigo, or a false sense of spinning or

Prostate Biopsy Podcast

A prostate biopsy is a procedure in which prostate gland tissue samples are removed with a special

Arthrography Podcast

In arthrography, a series of X-rays is taken with the joint in various positions after contrast

Eating Well with Heart Disease

easy it is to improve your health by eating right. Eating Well with Heart Disease A healthy diet ... person with heart disease should have: as little dietary cholesterol each day as possible less

How to Fit Crutches and a Walker

that your wrists are even with the handgrips when your hands hang at your sides. When you use the ... a walker. The walker is tall enough for you if your wrists are even with the handgrips when your ... walker; crutches; leg injury; knee injury; ankle injury; foot injury; walking with crutches ... ; walking with a walker; knee surgery; ankle surgery; hip surgery; foot surgery; weight-bearing; non-weight

Renal Angiogram Podcast

A renal angiogram is an X-ray that’s used with contrast dye to look at the blood vessels in the


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