Innovations in surgical staplers and advances in wound care have revolutionized the design and their ease of use which supports a better patient outcome. The surgical stapling IQ Center from Medical Product Guide brings you hand-selected journal articles, white papers, case studies and other pioneering insight from industry thought leaders to help you stay informed in a time efficient manner.
Three-field Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy Minimally invasive 3-hole esophagectomy can be undertaken by a number of approaches and has been adopted by several centers. The preliminary results are encouraging. Although a trend has been seen toward favoring an Ivor Lewis approach among surgeons using minimally invasive techniques, the 3-hole approach should continue to be a part of the surgeon’s armamentarium. This informative article discussed the current results and the technique being used. Read More
Segmentectomy Supported for Select NSCLC Patients Thoracic surgeons should not shy away from segmentectomy in select patients with NSCLC, an expert advises, because the technique confers specific advantages. This article shares what Dr. Matthew J. Schuchert said at the annual meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. He shared patient selection criteria and technique tips based on experience with the more than 800 segmentectomies performed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/UPMC Cancer. Read More
Communications in healthcare have become a web of information that is difficult to navigate and manage. Learn nine tips to cope with this chaos and establish the order your patients and staff so desperately need.
Hospitals have been collecting patient satisfaction data for decades. Whether the information was used internally to measure performance, or published publicly for brand promotion within the community, these scores have always held value in healthcare. In this eBrief we'll look at five ways technology can help you positively influence your patient satisfaction scores.
Many leading hospitals are still maintaining their proven, affordable paging systems while adding many other device types to the mix. In this eBrief, we'll explore why pagers are still being used. This whitepaper looks in depth at the technologies at play and how they actually work in different ways to keep staff in touch about important patient care activities.