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Robot lends hand in cardiac bypass surgery

( -- Two cardiothoracic surgeons at UC Davis Medical Center have performed the first robotic-assisted, multi-arterial, cardiac bypass procedure in California. The surgery, which took place in late January, is ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Other
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Surgery on beating heart thanks to robotic helping hand

If you've been waiting for the day to arrive when computers actually start performing surgery, that moment might soon be upon us. A French team has developed a computerized 3D model that allows surgeons to use robotics to ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Other
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New tool for helping pediatric heart surgery

A team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego and Stanford University has developed a way to simulate blood flow on the computer to optimize surgical designs. It is the basis of a new tool that may help ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in General Physics
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Your own stem cells can treat heart disease

The largest national stem cell study for heart disease showed the first evidence that transplanting a potent form of adult stem cells into the heart muscle of subjects with severe angina results in less pain and an improved ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Medical research
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