TSI’s Phantom XL3 Lateral Access System Redefines the Standard of Care in Spine Surgery

SUGAR LAND, Texas — TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) today announced the launch of the Phantom XL3(TM) Lateral Access System for lumbar spine surgical retraction. A full product release will be held later this month at the North American Spine Society Meeting (NASS) in Orlando from October 25 to 27.

The 50th Anniversary of first Heart Transplant is Special Event to Veteran Transplant Surgeon Kristine Guleserian

MIAMI, Fla. — December 3, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant, notes Mark Oristano, author of “Surgeons’ Story” (ISBN: 978-1935953784). South African physician Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the surgery which astonished the world in Capetown. The patient, 54-year old Louis Washkansky, lived with another person’s heart pumping his blood for 18 days.

Arizona Surgeon Invents and Performs World Record Setting Cancer Surgery

MESA, Ariz. — The World Record Academy recently awarded Dr. Greg J. Marchand and his surgical team a world record for removing a 17-centimeter cancerous ovarian tumor using only small incisions in the abdomen, a technique called a laparoscopy. While removing cysts and tumors using laparoscopic surgery is a standard practice, Dr. Marchand said it is rare to use the technique in conjunction with an ovarian cancer staging procedure.

In New Book, Renowned Pediatric Heart Surgeon Credits Her All-Girl School Education for Her Success

DALLAS, Texas — As kids across the country get ready to go back to school, Dr. Kristine Guleserian, one of the nation’s most accomplished pediatric heart surgeons, thinks back on her early school days very fondly. Guleserian is the co-author, with Mark Oristano, of “Surgeon’s Story: Inside OR-1 with One of America’s Top Pediatric Heart Surgeons” (ISBN: 978-1935953777).

Key Startups and Industry Figures to Present at 2016 Neurotech Leaders Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Several promising neurotechnology firms and key industry figures will present at the 2016 Neurotech Leaders Forum. The 16th annual event will take place October 24-25 in San Francisco, presented by Neurotech Reports. Keynote speaker at this year’s event on October 24 will be Doug Weber, who serves as program manager for DARPA’s Biological Technologies Office.

New TV Show Reveals the Impact and Importance of Neuromonitoring During High-Risk Surgical Procedures

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: Neuro Alert, a N.Y.-based healthcare organization providing neuromonitoring services for surgeons and hospitals, has proudly announced the completion of shooting their new educational TV Show for Public Access TV and other TV networks across the New York Metropolitan area. The show will start airing around November 15, 2013 on various stations.

Neuro Alert Announces Its Participation in the NASS 2013 Annual Meeting in New Orleans

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: Neuro Alert, a healthcare organization providing neuromonitoring services for surgeons and hospitals throughout the United States, is pleased to announce its participation in The North American Spine Society (NASS) 28th Annual Meeting, October 9-12, 2013 in New Orleans.

2013 Neurotech Leaders Forum to Feature Promising New Startups

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: Neurotech Reports announced today that several startup and early stage neurotechnology companies will be presenting at the 2013 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held in San Francisco October 14-15. Danny Sachs, M.D., a serial entrepreneur who has founded several neurotech and medical technology firms, will keynote the event.

7 Things Every Patient Should Know Before Going Into Surgery

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: Having complex surgery can be stressful and even nerve-wrecking, says New York-based Neuro Alert. As you are getting ready for one of the most important days of your life, a wide variety of questions will inevitably arise: How long will it take to recover? When can I get back to work?

How to Minimize Risks During Major Surgeries

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: According to Neuro Alert, many major surgeries carry an inherent risk of damage to critical neural structures. Therefore, surgeons of various specialties are increasingly embracing Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM), a group of procedures to observe neural pathways during high-risk vascular, orthopedic, neurosurgical, and peripheral nerve surgeries.