A neurosurgeon shares considerations when deciding between open and endoscopic approaches to the management of intraventricular tumors.
While open and minimally invasive approaches to abdominoperineal resection for rectal cancer produce the same cancer-related outcomes, minimally invasive surgery results in less infection risk and shorter hospital stays, Cleveland Clinic research shows.
We’re successfully offering a new minimally invasive, single-incision procedure to patients who need surgery to address both mitral valve disease and hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
Cleveland Clinic announced the appointment of Thomas E. Mroz, MD, as chair of the Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute. Dr. Mroz, who specializes in minimally invasive surgery and cervical spine surgery, will oversee more than 478 caregivers and 125 staff physicians in the institute.
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The importance of a hand-assist port for palpation is an early lesson from preliminary data in ongoing trial of minimally invasive surgery for advanced ovarian cancer.
For patients with BAV who have aortic stenosis and no need for intervention on the aorta, minimally invasive surgical options are now available. Here’s how we apply them at Cleveland Clinic.
Study finds that early small bowel obstruction is rare following benign hysterectomy, and correlated with variables such as wound class, uterine size and perioperative transfusion. Gynecologist Mark Dassel, MD, advises on how to counsel patients regarding these findings.
An emerging minimally invasive technique is helping thoracic surgeons keep pace with the ability to detect ever smaller lung lesions via screening CT.
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Digestive Disease Institute is seeing a 30 percent increase in volumes year over year. Chief Matthew Kroh, MD, explains efforts to provide the highest quality digestive disease services in the Middle East.
Considerable interest in pushing the frontiers of minimally invasive surgery has led to the emergence of a new field in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery, or NOTES, represents one of the most significant innovations in surgery to emerge since the advent of laparoscopy.