News tagged with invasive techniques

Helping hand of hybrid surgery benefits colorectal patients

Despite rapid strides in minimally invasive surgical techniques -- most notably, laparoscopy -- traditional open surgery remains the most common surgical option across the United States for people with diseases of the rectum ...

Apr 15, 2009
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Chip checks for oral cancer

The gentle touch of a lesion on the tongue or cheek with a brush can help detect oral cancer with success rates comparable to more invasive techniques, according to preliminary studies by researchers at Rice ...

Apr 05, 2010
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