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  • n. Plural form of laparoscope.


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  • During the laparoscopic gastric banding procedure, surgeons make several small incisions and use long instruments, called laparoscopes, to place a silicone band around the top of the patient's stomach, creating a small stomach pouch.

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  • At present, most bariatric operations are performed through laparoscopes, and two procedures are most common: Gastric banding is a restrictive operation.

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  • In addition, the device is remotely controlled with intuitive movement within the abdominal cavity, whereas laparoscopes require significant training and dexterity to manipulate - thus limiting the number of surgeons who are able to perform minimally invasive surgeries and complexity of the operation.

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  • On track to be the first micro-robotic imaging and surgical device to market, the technology presents several advantages over traditional laparoscopes and may altogether eliminate their need.

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  • Pending FDA 510 (k) marketing clearance, the device will be available by Q1 2011 as a replacement for conventional laparoscopes.

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  • Depending upon what is best for each individual patient, the bypass is performed as an "open" procedure, or with a minimally invasive technique using laparoscopes.

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  • The company designs, develops and manufactures optical components for lenses, prisms, sinuscopes, arthroscopes, laparoscopes, stereo endoscopes, camera adapters and other equipment.

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  • Using bleeding-edge Hollywood 4K cameras coupled to laparoscopes, nice e-peen. 720p ought to be enough for just about anybody.



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