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  • n. Plural form of laparoscopy.


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  • Less than 2 percent of the variance was attributed to the number of laparoscopies surgeons had performed.

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  • I have had three laparoscopies (1988-exploratory, 1989-laser, 2004-exploratory) and one major abdominal surgery (2004).

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  • It's only natural, really, that games would help doctors with laparoscopies -- that's when surgeons use a tiny camera and joystick-controlled tools to cut and sew.

    Better Health Through Play

  • Reproductive surgeries, including laparoscopies, D&C, and treatment for ovarian cysts

    Getting Pregnant

  • Dawn has also overcome bouts of cervical dysplasia that started in her early 20s; endometriosis that led to four laparoscopies and ultimately a radical hysterectomy at age 41; knee surgery; two recent hip replacements; skin cancer; and breast cancer followed by a lumpectomy and radiation.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • She became a regular surgical assistant to two surgeons who specialized in laparoscopies, which are surgical procedures performed through a small incision with the help of a camera.

    IEEE Spectrum

  • Lowe was also an author of the study, which sets the framework for a comparison of the robotic surgeries to traditional laparoscopies, in which surgeons make a large incision into the peritoneal cavity (abdomen).

    The Memphis Daily News

  • Both laparoscopies and transvaginal operations are enabled by wandlike cameras and tools inserted through small incisions.

    India eNews

  • Recently, Kalloo says, some medical experts have called for more studies to compare the safety and effectiveness of NOTES against traditional laparoscopies, which also leave very small scars, have been in use for many years, and are proven to be safer and less painful for patients than older "open" abdominal procedures.

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  • "We envision this technology as ushering in a new era in spine surgeries, the same way laparoscopies transformed general surgery in the 1990s," said Sara Misuraca, program director of the Scoliosis & Spine Tumor Center at Texas Health Plano."



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