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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

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

Your Kid's New Reading Buddy Could Be a Robot

claims. Minnie is programmed to respond with thoughtful comments as kids read to it. The robot also ... reading companion. Kids between the ages of 10 and 12 who read with Minnie said the robot helped them

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

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

Knee Ligament Repair Podcast

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

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

Renal Angiogram Podcast

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

Bone Biopsy Podcast

A bone biopsy is a procedure in which bone samples are removed with a special biopsy needle or

CT Scan of the Liver and Biliary Tract Podcast

problems with your liver. Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Liver and Biliary Tract

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) Podcast

artery with another piece of blood vessel. Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) Podcast

Oximetry Podcast

measure the amount of blood that's saturated with oxygen. Your health care provider uses this test to

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Insertion Podcast

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

Prostate Biopsy Podcast

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

Electronystagmography (ENG) Podcast

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

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

Arthrography Podcast

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


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