Surgical robot developed by Nebraska to be tested in space | Omaha and regional news

MIRA (“Miniature In Vivo Robotic Assistant”) is an investigative robot that will enable surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgeries in any hospital or surgery center, without the need for dedicated space or infrastructure typically required for other “centralized” robotic systems. Weighing just two pounds, the single slit miniature platform is fully robotic and can be … Read more

Non-operative management of uncomplicated acute appendicitis which is comparable to appendectomy but results in increased length of stay and disease recurrence.

1. No significant differences in treatment success and adverse event rate were detected in 8 randomized controlled trials of non-operative versus surgical management of acute uncomplicated appendicitis. 2. Duration of hospital stay and recurrent appendicitis was significantly higher in the surgical group. Directory Level Rating: 1 (excellent) Study rundown: Acute appendicitis is one of the … Read more