laparoscopic

Snake-inspired robot uses kirigami to move

Who needs legs? With their sleek bodies, snakes can slither up to 14 miles-per-hour, squeeze into tight space, scale trees and swim. How do they do it? It's…

Morbid Obesity: Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy Are Comparable

Morbid obesity and associated diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer are widespread in the western world. Surgical interventions are…

New tools and techniques enhance laparoscopic gallbladder removal

Surgical outcomes continue to improve as new techniques and tools become available for performing laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, and these advances are…

Annual Congress European Association of Urology: highlights in Stockholm

The traditional half-day joint sessions with regional urological groups are extended to a full-day event called EAU International Day – Urology Beyond Europe. In Stockholm the EAU expects an estimated 10,000 delegates and 3,000 exhibitors. …

Satisfaction and regret after radical prostatectomy procedures studied

The study, carried out at the Duke University Medical Center, Durham (US), aimed to identify independent predictors for satisfaction and regret after radical…