Surgical Broadcasting for Physicians, Surgeons and Care Givers

February 2017

Research

Country of origin: USA

ORLive is a trusted world source in surgical broadcasting for physicians, surgeons and care givers. It's services are tailored to resonate with your audience, strengthen relationships, inspire product and service interest, and enhance your educational reach.

See example below:

Neurosurgeons at Children's Hospital Boston recently removed a brain tumour employing functional mapping of the cortex on a 13-year-old paediatric patient during a live webcast. Children's hosts three to four webcasts annually to showcase its pioneering care and technology to specialists and referring physicians around the world, and to educate consumers on the latest and most innovative medical treatments available.

The webcast features Children's intraoperative MRI system, known as the MR-OR, the first and only system of its kind at a paediatric hospital in the United States. Developed by IMRIS, the iSPACE surgical imaging suite captures digital images through a unique, ceiling-mounted, movable MRI scanner that can be used to take high-resolution, real-time patient scans before, during and after a surgical procedure. This advanced technology allows surgeons to determine the extent of a tumour while the patient is undergoing surgery to ensure its accurate removal.

"Unlike other intraoperative MR machines, the mobile MRI lets surgeons use their usual metal surgical tools because the unit is moved into the shielded garage when surgeons are operating," says Joseph R. Madsen, MD, a neurosurgeon in the Department of Neurosurgery at Children's Hospital Boston and associate professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Madsen operated on a patient with oligodendroglioma, a low-grade tumour arising from glial cells in the central nervous system.

Video of the surgery is available online. Access requires brief registration.

www.orlive.com

Resources

Comprehensive Antibiotic Resistance Website September 2017 The CAN-R website is aimed at supporting and educating Canadian healthcare providers and researchers on the escalating...
Genetic roadmap charts links between drugs and human disease September 2017 A research team led by scientists at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has developed a new kind of genetic ?roadmap?...
Dr Foster Intelligence September 2017 Dr Foster works with healthcare organisations to achieve sustainable improvements in their performance through better use...
Software To Aid Early Detection Of Infectious Disease Outbreaks August 2017 A software programme lets health authorities at the site of an infectious disease outbreak quickly analyse data, speeding...
Identifying Unhealthy Kidneys August 2017 A patient leaflet has been published which explains the meaning of proteinuria, cases, signs and tests to determine...
Breakfast Eating And Weight Change In Adolescents July 2017 Although experimental studies are needed to verify whether the association between breakfast and body weight is of a causal...
Evaluation Of Information Prescription Pilots July 2017 In January 2007, the Department of Health (DH) established 20 pilot sites to develop and test the introduction of...
Authoritative Health Sciences Website July 2017 Health Sciences Online is a website where anyone can search for and find more than 50,000 courses, references, guidelines,...
Strategies For Communicating Contraceptive Effectiveness June 2017 A Cochrane review discusses strategies for communicating contraceptive effectiveness.

The authors searched the...
NIOSH posts nanotechnology web library May 2017 NIOSH has a new, Web-based Nanoparticle Information Library (NIL) for public use and comment. The new, interactive database...
Search by Keyword